John Hope Continuation High School

7840 Towne Ave,

Los Angeles, CA, 90003-2632

Tel: (626)298-0591
Grades: 9-12

78 students

John Hope Continuation High School serves 78 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is higher than the CA average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 74%.
John Hope Continuation High School operates within the Los Angeles Unified School District.

Overview

The student population of 78 students has declined by 13% over five years.
School Type Alternative school
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 78 students
John Hope Continuation High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 58% Male / 42%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 3 teachers
John Hope Continuation High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade John Hope Continuation High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 has decreased from : over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.29 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
John Hope Continuation High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
11%
Hispanic
83%
52%
John Hope Continuation High School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
16%
7%
John Hope Continuation High School Black (1988-2012)
White
n/a
26%
All Ethnic Groups John Hope Continuation High School Sch Ethnicity John Hope Continuation 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.
0.29 0.64
John Hope Continuation 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%
John Hope Continuation 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
John Hope Continuation High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2010)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 670,921 students has grown by 104242% over five years.
School District Name Los Angeles Unified School District
Number of Schools
Managed
943
4
Number of Students Managed 670,921 1,577
Los Angeles Unified School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate n/a n/a
Los Angeles Unified School District Graduation Rate (2003-2008)
District Total Revenue $9,696 MM $19 MM
Los Angeles Unified School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $10,542 MM $18 MM
Los Angeles Unified School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $15,079,300 $11,099
Los Angeles Unified School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $16,394,252 $10,975
Los Angeles Unified 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 John C. Fremont Senior High School (0.2 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Mary Mcleod Bethune Middle School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Mckinley Avenue Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
 All Schools  |High Schools High Schools  |Middle Schools Middle Schools  |Elementary Elementary  |Pre-K Pre-K  |Private Schools Private Schools 
Show me:

School Reviews

Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Email: (we will not reveal your email)

Your review:

Would you recommend this school?

Add School Reviews - Recommended Yes     Add School Reviews - Not Recommended No

Area Statistics

Recent Public School Articles
The Right Kind of Universal Pre-K
The Right Kind of Universal Pre-K
For years there has been a push to universalize preschool in this country in order to provide all children with the leg up they will need in order to compete in a globalized economy. While approximately three-fourths of four year olds in America are involved in some kind of educational program, the United States still ranks only 25th out of the 34 most wealthy and upcoming nations in the world in terms of early childhood education, lagging behind the likes of Portugal and Mexico.
‘My Brother’s Keeper’ Seeks to Give African-American Boys a Boost
President Obama’s My Brother’s Keeper initiative aims to improve academic opportunities for students of color, especially African-American boys.
10 Money-Saving Tips for Back-to-School Shopping
One of the most stressful parts of back-to-school season is making sure your children get everything they need, without breaking the bank. Here are 10 expert back-to-school shopping tips to get what you need on a budget.
Request Information
I am a: Parent   Student  
Email:
Parent or guardian name:
First name:
Middle name:
Last name:
Student date of birth:
Country of citizenship:
Student is:
Male   Female  
Currently grade:
Seeking entry grade:
Target start date:
Name of current school:
School type:
Public   Private   Parochial  
Applying for financial aid?:
Yes   No   Don't Know  

Please describe academic, athletic, and extracurricular interests of the student.

Address:
City:
Country:
State:
Zip:

(enter "N/A" if not applicable)
Phone:

Allow other schools to send me information. Share your information with all schools on our site and let them send you brochures.

Save this data and create your user profile. Create your own user account so you don't have to re-type your user data each time you request information.You'll also be able to track your information requests, get reminded of application dates, and more!