John H. Francis Polytechnic

12431 Roscoe Blvd,

Sun Valley, CA, 91352-3723

Tel: (818)394-3600
Grades: 9-12

2,990 students

John H. Francis Polytechnic serves 2,990 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is higher than the CA average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 74%.
John H. Francis Polytechnic operates within the Los Angeles Unified School District.

Overview

The student population of 2990 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,990 students
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 117 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 has decreased from : over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.19 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 26:1
22:1
American Indian
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1%
Asian
5%
11%
Hispanic
90%
52%
Black
1%
7%
White
1%
26%
Unknown
3%
3%
All Ethnic Groups
Diversity ScoreThe 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. 0.19
0.64
Eligible for Free LunchFamilies 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%
Eligible for Reduced
LunchFamilies 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.
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District Comparison

The district's student population of 660,437 students has grown by 0% over five years.
School District Name Los Angeles Unified School District
Number of Schools
Managed
943
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Number of Students Managed 660,437
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Graduation Rate n/a
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District Total Revenue n/a
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District Spending n/a
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District Revenue / Student n/a
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District Spending / Student n/a
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School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2034 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Robert H. Lewis Continuation (0.3 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Richard E. Byrd Middle School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Strathern Street Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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School Reviews

  • Recommended April 05, 2014 - I have seen this school many years back as a child and it was not a very good school. I did not think i would ever attend this school. However, I decided to transfer schools my sophomore year and now as a junior i completely love it. Majority of students do have a strong sense of pride, win or lose, the students still cheer their peers on. From being a student in the Burbank District to LA District, I see the differences. But I do believe that Polytechnic has improved massively and is still improving from our previous years. We raise money and give back to the community. Poly Students are very giving and generous to the less fortunate, Not to mention the classes the school offers. Not only do they offer AP classes but college classes as well. We are provided with many opportunities to be ahead of the game and gain college credits for the future. Yes, there are many things that this school needs to improve but all of the positive things definitely make up for it. In my opinion, Polytechnic High School is one of the best in LAUSD and I recommend this school. - Posted by Student/Alumni

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