PROFICIENCY 7% 83% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
30%Los Angeles Unified
17%West Rancho Dominguez

New Designs Charter School-watts is a school servicing grades 6 to 12 and is located in the district of "Los Angeles Unified" in West Rancho Dominguez, CA. There are a total of 365 students and 12 teachers at New Designs Charter School-watts, for a student to teacher ratio of 31 to 1. There are a total of 339 free lunch students and 4 reduced lunch students.

New Designs Charter School-watts has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 6.5%, which is 83% lower than the California average.


Student/Teacher ratio31:1
Free lunch339
Reduced lunch4


Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At New Designs Charter School-watts, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

6<= 20%
7<= 5%
8<= 5%
High School<= 20%

Proficiency in languages by grade

6<= 20%
8<= 5%
High School21-39%

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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New Designs Charter School-watts race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian n/a 7.3% 24.1% 51.1%
African American n/a 8.7% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian n/a 6.0% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino n/a 76.7% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan n/a 0.4% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian n/a 0.4% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial n/a 0.5% 3.1% 3.1%

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West Rancho Dominguez demographics profile

StatisticWest Rancho DominguezCaliforniaNational
Population density (sq mi)5,71923291
Median age34.436.037.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)43%52%55%
Speak English52%56%79%
Speak Spanish46%29%13%

Education level achieved in West Rancho Dominguez

IndexWest Rancho DominguezCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade69.8%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school67.6%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college42.1%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree18.2%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors11.2%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters2.8%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.5%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.3%1.6%1.3%
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