La Serna High School

La Serna High School serves 2,663 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 29:1 is higher than the CA average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 62% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 74%.
La Serna High School operates within the Whittier Union High School District.

Overview

The student population of 2663 students has grown by 5% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,663 students
La Serna High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 91 teachers
La Serna High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade La Serna High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 29:1 has decreased from : over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.56 is less than the state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 29:1 22:1
La Serna High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
3%
11%
La Serna High School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
55%
52%
La Serna High School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
1%
7%
La Serna High School Black (1990-2012)
White
38%
26%
La Serna High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups La Serna High School Sch Ethnicity La Serna High School Sta Ethnicity
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.56 0.64
La Serna High School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a
10%
La Serna High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2011)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a
n/a
La Serna High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2011)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 13,975 students has grown by 474% over five years.
School District Name Whittier Union High School District
Number of Schools
Managed
7
4
Number of Students Managed 13,975 1,577
Whittier Union High School District Number of Students Managed (1987-2012)
Graduation Rate n/a n/a
Whittier Union High School District Graduation Rate (2003-2005)
District Total Revenue $181 MM $19 MM
Whittier Union High School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $176 MM $18 MM
Whittier Union High School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $74,632 $11,099
Whittier Union High School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $72,242 $10,975
Whittier Union High School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is California High School (1.6 miles away).
The nearest middle school is East Whittier Middle School (1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Murphy Ranch Elementary School (0.9 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Whittier Murphy Ranch Elementary School
    16021 Janine Dr
    Whittier , CA , 90603
    (562)789-2150
    0.9  mi  |  510  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Whittier East Whittier Middle School
    14421 East Whittier Blvd
    Whittier , CA , 90605
    (562)789-7220
    1  mi  |  1163  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Whittier Ocean View Elementary School
    14359 East Second St
    Whittier , CA , 90605
    (562)907-6400
    1.1  mi  |  827  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Whittier Leffingwell Elementary School
    10625 South Santa Gertrudes
    Whittier , CA , 90603
    (562)907-6300
    1.1  mi  |  528  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Whittier Orchard Dale Elementary School
    10625 South Cole Rd
    Whittier , CA , 90604
    (562)789-7000
    1.3  mi  |  631  students  |  Gr.  KG-5

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