Wesm Health/sports Medicine High School

Wesm Health/sports Medicine High School serves 1,314 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is equal to the CA average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 92% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 74%.
Wesm Health/sports Medicine High School operates within the Los Angeles Unf School District.

Overview

The student population of 1314 students has declined by 27% over five years.
The teacher population of 61 teachers has declined by 33% over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,314 students
Wesm Health/sports Medicine High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 54% Male / 46%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 61 teachers
Wesm Health/sports Medicine High School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Wesm Health/sports Medicine High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has decreased from 25:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.41 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 22:1 22:1
Wesm Health/sports Medicine High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
American Indian
1%
1%
Wesm Health/sports Medicine High School American Indian Students (1997-2013)
Asian
1%
11%
Wesm Health/sports Medicine High School Asian Students (1988-2013)
Hispanic
15%
52%
Wesm Health/sports Medicine High School Black Students (1988-2013)
Black
75%
7%
Wesm Health/sports Medicine High School Black Students (1988-2013)
White
8%
26%
Wesm Health/sports Medicine High School White Students (1988-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Wesm Health/sports Medicine 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.
0.41 0.42
Wesm Health/sports Medicine 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.
38%
48%
Wesm Health/sports Medicine 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.
5%
8%
Wesm Health/sports Medicine 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

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Westchester Secondary Charter (1.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Orville Wright Middle School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Loyola Village Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Los AngelesLoyola Village Elementary School
    Magnet School
    8821 Villanova Ave
    Los AngelesCA 90045
    (310)670-0480
    Magnet School

    0.4 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 413 students                      
  • Playa Del ReyPaseo Del Rey Fundamental Elementary School
    Alternative School
    7751 Paseo Del Rey
    Playa Del ReyCA 90293
    (310)823-2356
    Alternative School

    0.5 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 507 students                      
  • Playa VistaPlaya Vista Elementary School
    13150 West Bluff Creek Dr
    Playa VistaCA 90094
    (424)228-1800
    0.6 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 256 students                      
  • Los AngelesKentwood Elementary School
    8401 Emerson Ave
    Los AngelesCA 90045
    (310)670-8977
    1.3 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 375 students                      
  • Los AngelesOrville Wright Middle School
    Magnet School
    6550 West 80th St
    Los AngelesCA 90045
    (310)258-6600
    Magnet School

    1.4 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 643 students                      

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