South Gate Senior High School

South Gate Senior High School serves 2,968 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 35:1 is higher than the CA average of 25:1.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is more than the state average of 75%.
South Gate Senior High School operates within the Los Angeles Unified-1 School District.
The school district's 60% graduation rate is lower than the CA state average of 83%.

School Overview

The student population of 2968 students has declined by 12% over five years.
The teacher population of 85 teachers has declined by 47% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,968 students
South Gate Senior High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % South Gate Senior High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 85 teachers
South Gate Senior High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade South Gate Senior High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 35:1 has increased from 21:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.01 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 35:1 25:1
South Gate Senior High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
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.
0.01 0.42
South Gate Senior High School Diversity Score (1988-2014)
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.
77%
49%
South Gate Senior High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2014)
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.
12%
9%
South Gate Senior High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 653,826 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 60% has decreased from 92% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $12,578 is higher than the state average of $10,238. The district revenue/student has grown by 10% over four years.
The district spending/student of $14,515 is higher than the state average of $10,739. The district spending/student has grown by 15% over four years.
School District Name Los Angeles Unified-1 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
1,011
4
Number of Students Managed 653,826 1,757
Los Angeles Unified-1 School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 60% 83%
Los Angeles Unified-1 School District Graduation Rate (2003-2010)
District Total Revenue $8,437 MM $17 MM
Los Angeles Unified-1 School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $9,736 MM $18 MM
Los Angeles Unified-1 School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $12,578 $10,238
Los Angeles Unified-1 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $14,515 $10,739
Los Angeles Unified-1 School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (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 Public 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
    0.1 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 129 students8693 Dearborn Ave
    South GateCA 90280
    (323)567-5536
    0.19-12129
  • South GateIndependence Elementary School
    Magnet School
    0.4 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 829 students8435 Victoria Ave
    South GateCA 90280
    (323)249-9559
    0.4KG-5829
  • South GateSan Gabriel Avenue Elementary School
    0.4 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 646 students8628 San Gabriel Ave
    South GateCA 90280
    (323)567-1488
    0.4KG-5646
  • South GateVictoria Avenue Elementary School
    0.5 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 516 students3320 Missouri Ave
    South GateCA 90280
    (323)567-1261
    0.5KG-5516
  • South GateMadison Elementary School
    0.6 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 621 students9820 Madison Ave
    South GateCA 90280
    (323)568-3900
    0.6KG-5621

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