South Gate Senior High School

South Gate Senior High School serves 3,320 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 28:1 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%.
South Gate Senior High School operates within the Los Angeles Unified School District.

Overview

The student population of 3320 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 3,320 students
South Gate Senior High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 118 teachers
South Gate Senior High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade South Gate Senior High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 28:1 has decreased from : over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.04 is less than the state average of 1.15. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 28:1 22:1
South Gate Senior High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
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1%
Asian
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11%
South Gate Senior High School Asian (1988-1995)
Hispanic
98%
52%
South Gate Senior High School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
n/a
7%
South Gate Senior High School Black (1988-2006)
White
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26%
South Gate Senior High School White (1988-2007)
All Ethnic Groups South Gate Senior High School Sch Ethnicity South Gate Senior 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.
0.04 1.15
South Gate Senior 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%
South Gate Senior 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.
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n/a
South Gate Senior High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2011)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 660,437 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Los Angeles Unified School District
Number of Schools
Managed
943
4
Number of Students Managed 660,437 1,671
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
District Spending $10,542 MM $18 MM
Los Angeles Unified School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $14,103 $11,099
Los Angeles Unified School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $15,332 $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

School Notes:

  • South Gate High School is located at 3351 Firestone Boulevard in the city of South Gate, California, United States.
  • The school, which serves grades 9 through 12, is a part of the Los Angeles Unified School District. South Gate's school colors are black, white and red. The school mascot is the ram.
  • History: South Gate opened on January of 1930.
  • The Great Marching Ram Band: Recently being awarded 1st place in the South Gate Childrens Lane Parade. They under the direction of Ruben A. Gonzalez Jr. and have become a breath of fresh air in the community. Often said to be the i-pod marching band.
  • Fall Sports: Boys' Basketball (F/S), Cross-Country, Tennis (G)-Captain Daphne Munoz, Captain Assistant Karen Gonzalez, Football, Volleyball (G)-
  • Winter Sports: Basketball (BV), Basketball (GV), Soccer (B/G).
  • Spring Sports: Baseball, Tennis (B)-Co-Captains:Ivan Castillo & Moses Preciado, Volleyball (B), Softball, Swimming- Anabel Ramos, Track and Field (B/G).
  • Clubs: Academic Decathlon; Art Club; Best Budies Club; Bible Club; Chess Club; Inter-Act; Key Club: President-Daysi Alonzo, VP-Grabiela Martinez, Treasurer- Ivan Castillo, Secretary-Angelica Pena, Web Designer- Moses Preciado; MESA Treasurer- Moses Preciado; Model UN; Science and Nature Club; Speech Club: President-Daysi ALonzo; Students Run LA; Youth Action; JSA: President- Julie Morales, Treasurer- Ivan Castillo.

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Odyssey Continuation High School (0.1 miles away).
The nearest middle school is South Gate Middle School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Independence Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • South Gate Odyssey Continuation High School
    Alternative School
    8693 Dearborn Ave
    South Gate , CA , 90280
    (323)567-5536
    Alternative School
    0.1  mi  |  124  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • South Gate Independence Elementary School
    8435 Victoria Ave
    South Gate , CA , 90280
    (323)249-9559
    0.4  mi  |  770  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • South Gate San Gabriel Avenue Elementary School
    8628 San Gabriel Ave
    South Gate , CA , 90280
    (323)567-1488
    0.4  mi  |  671  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • South Gate Victoria Avenue Elementary School
    3320 Missouri Ave
    South Gate , CA , 90280
    (323)567-1261
    0.5  mi  |  719  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • South Gate State Street Elementary School
    3211 Santa Ana St
    South Gate , CA , 90280
    (323)582-7358
    0.6  mi  |  678  students  |  Gr.  KG-5

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South Gate, CA public schools have a 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. of 0.02, which is lower than the California average of 0.45. The most diverse school in South Gate is Hollydale Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in California or national school diversity statistics.