La Serna High School

La Serna High School serves 2,816 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 30:1 is higher than the CA average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 77% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 74%.
La Serna High School operates within the Whittier Union High School District.

Overview

The student population of 2816 students has grown by 18% over five years.
The teacher population of 93 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,816 students
La Serna High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 93 teachers
La Serna High School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade La Serna High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 30:1 has increased from 25:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.42 is equal to the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 30:1 22:1
La Serna High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Asian
3%
11%
La Serna High School Asian Students (1988-2013)
Hispanic
73%
52%
La Serna High School Black Students (1988-2013)
Black
1%
7%
La Serna High School Black Students (1990-2013)
White
23%
26%
La Serna High School White Students (1988-2013)
All Ethnic Groups La Serna High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown CA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.42 0.42
La Serna High School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
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.
28%
48%
La Serna High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2013)
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.
12%
8%
La Serna High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 13,947 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $13,272 is higher than the state average of $11,099. The district revenue/student has grown by 25% over four years.
The district spending/student of $12,847 is higher than the state average of $10,975. The district spending/student has grown by 15% over four years.
School District Name Whittier Union High School District
Number of Schools
Managed
7
4
Number of Students Managed 13,947 1,667
Whittier Union High School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
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 District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $176 MM $18 MM
Whittier Union High School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $13,272 $11,099
Whittier Union High School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $12,847 $10,975
Whittier Union High School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (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 Grades Students
  • WhittierMurphy Ranch Elementary School
    16021 Janine Dr
    WhittierCA 90603
    (562)789-2150
    0.9 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 550 students                      
  • WhittierEast Whittier Middle School
    14421 East Whittier Blvd
    WhittierCA 90605
    (562)789-7220
    1 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 1270 students                      
  • WhittierMar Vista Early Childhood Center
    Special Education School
    8036 Ocean View Ave
    WhittierCA 90602
    (562)907-6140
    Special Education School

    1.1 mi | Gr.  | n/a students                      
  • WhittierOcean View Elementary School
    14359 East Second St
    WhittierCA 90605
    (562)907-6400
    1.1 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 866 students                      
  • WhittierLeffingwell Elementary School
    10625 South Santa Gertrudes
    WhittierCA 90603
    (562)907-6300
    1.1 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 565 students                      

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