Alliance Gertz-ressler Richard Merkin 6-12 Complex

  • Alliance Gertz-ressler Richard Merkin 6-12 Complex serves 980 students in grades 6-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 32% (which is lower than the California state average of 37%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 55% (which is higher than the California state average of 48%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Alliance Gertz-ressler Richard Merkin 6-12 Complex placed in the top 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is lower than the California state level of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 76%.

Top Placements

Alliance Gertz-ressler Richard Merkin 6-12 Complex places among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

School Overview

  • Alliance Gertz-ressler Richard Merkin 6-12 Complex's student population of 980 students has grown by 86% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 43 teachers has grown by 59% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2011)
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
Total Students980 students
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Total Classroom Teachers43 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Alliance Gertz-ressler Richard Merkin 6-12 Complex is ranked within the top 50% of all 9,595 schools in California (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has increased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Alliance Gertz-ressler Richard Merkin 6-12 Complex is 0.10, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
37%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio23:124:1
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Asian
n/a
11%
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Hispanic
95%
54%
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Black
1%
6%
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White
4%
24%
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Diversity Score0.100.41
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Graduation Rate90-94%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
86%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
9%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLos Angeles Unified School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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