South Gate Senior High School

South Gate Senior High School serves 3,126 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 34:1 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 Unf School District.

Overview

The student population of 3126 students has declined by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 93 teachers has declined by 28% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 3,126 students
South Gate Senior High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 93 teachers
South Gate Senior High School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade South Gate Senior High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 34:1 has increased from 27:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.00 is less than 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 34:1 22:1
South Gate Senior High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Hispanic
100%
52%
South Gate Senior High School Black Students (1988-2013)
All Ethnic Groups South Gate Senior 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.
0.00 0.42
South Gate Senior 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.
76%
48%
South Gate Senior 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.
10%
8%
South Gate Senior High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 666,233 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $14,103 is higher than the state average of $11,099. The district revenue/student has grown by 37% over four years.
The district spending/student of $15,332 is higher than the state average of $10,975. The district spending/student has grown by 31% over four years.
School District Name Los Angeles Unf School District
Number of Schools
Managed
1,012
4
Number of Students Managed 666,233 1,667
Los Angeles Unf School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate n/a% n/a
Los Angeles Unf School District Graduation Rate (2003-2008)
District Total Revenue $9,696 MM $19 MM
Los Angeles Unf School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $10,542 MM $18 MM
Los Angeles Unf School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $14,103 $11,099
Los Angeles Unf School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $15,332 $10,975
Los Angeles Unf 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

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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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • South GateOdyssey Continuation High School
    Alternative School
    8693 Dearborn Ave
    South GateCA 90280
    (323)567-5536
    Alternative School

    0.1 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 118 students                      
  • South GateIndependence Elementary School
    Magnet School
    8435 Victoria Ave
    South GateCA 90280
    (323)249-9559
    Magnet School

    0.4 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 772 students                      
  • South GateSan Gabriel Avenue Elementary School
    8628 San Gabriel Ave
    South GateCA 90280
    (323)567-1488
    0.4 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 678 students                      
  • South GateVictoria Avenue Elementary School
    3320 Missouri Ave
    South GateCA 90280
    (323)567-1261
    0.5 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 559 students                      
  • South GateState Street Elementary School
    3211 Santa Ana St
    South GateCA 90280
    (323)582-7358
    0.6 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 627 students                      

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