Centinela Valley Union High School District

14901 S. Inglewood Ave.
Lawndale, CA 90260-1251
(District boundaries shown in map)
4/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

Centinela Valley Union High School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in California for:

Category
Attribute
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 5 public schools serving 5,910 students in Centinela Valley Union High School District. This district's average testing ranking is 3/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in California.
Public Schools in Centinela Valley Union High School District have an average math proficiency score of 16% (versus the California public school average of 34%), and reading proficiency score of 43% (versus the 49% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the California public school average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
This State (CA)
# Schools
5 Schools
10,375 Schools
# Students
5,910 Students
5,876,295 Students
# Teachers
336 Teachers
267,757 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
18:1

District Rank

Centinela Valley Union High School District, which is ranked #835 of all 1,167 school districts in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-2021 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 86% has increased from 81% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (CA)
#822 out of 1200 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Centinela Valley Union High  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
15%
34%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Centinela Valley Union High  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of CA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
43%
49%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Centinela Valley Union High  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of CA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
86%
84%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Centinela Valley Union High  School District and public school graduation rate of CA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.40
0.63
# American Indian Students
4 Students
27,207 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
185 Students
696,628 Students
% Asian Students
3%
12%
# Hispanic Students
4,493 Students
3,281,568 Students
% Hispanic Students
76%
56%
# Black Students
919 Students
296,694 Students
% Black Students
16%
5%
# White Students
77 Students
1,235,074 Students
% White Students
1%
21%
# Hawaiian Students
54 Students
24,653 Students
% Hawaiian Students
1%
n/a
# Two or more races Students
178 Students
309,952 Students
% of Two or more races Students
3%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
-
# Students in K Grade:
-
469,461
# Students in 1st Grade:
-
408,174
# Students in 2nd Grade:
-
421,021
# Students in 3rd Grade:
-
426,338
# Students in 4th Grade:
-
432,663
# Students in 5th Grade:
-
440,560
# Students in 6th Grade:
-
440,507
# Students in 7th Grade:
-
434,863
# Students in 8th Grade:
-
455,685
# Students in 9th Grade:
1,391
484,040
# Students in 10th Grade:
1,435
494,745
# Students in 11th Grade:
1,491
478,449
# Students in 12th Grade:
1,593
489,789
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $39,270 is higher than the state median of $19,806. The school district revenue/student has grown by 91% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $27,307 is higher than the state median of $18,241. The school district spending/student has grown by 10% over four school years.
This School District
This State (CA)
Total Revenue
$232 MM
$116,387 MM
This chart display total revenue of Centinela Valley Union High  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$161 MM
$107,188 MM
This chart display total spending of Centinela Valley Union High  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$39,270
$19,806
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Centinela Valley Union High  School District and average revenue per public school student of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$27,307
$18,241
This chart display average spending per public school student in Centinela Valley Union High  School District and average spending per public school student of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Centinela Valley Union High School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Centinela Valley Independent Study
Alternative School
(Math: <50% | Reading: ≥50%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
4951 Marine Ave.
Lawndale, CA 90260
(310) 263-3264
Grades: 9-12
| 26 students
Rank: #22.
Leuzinger High School
(Math: 19% | Reading: 46%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
4118 W. Rosecrans Ave.
Lawndale, CA 90260
(310) 263-2208
Grades: 9-12
| 1,836 students
Rank: #33.
Lawndale High School
(Math: 16% | Reading: 42%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
14901 S. Inglewood Ave.
Lawndale, CA 90260
(310) 263-3102
Grades: 9-12
| 1,984 students
Rank: #44.
Hawthorne High School
(Math: 12% | Reading: 45%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
4859 W. El Segundo Blvd.
Hawthorne, CA 90250
(310) 263-4400
Grades: 9-12
| 1,844 students
Rank: #55.
R. K. Lloyde High School
Alternative School
(Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
4951 Marine Ave.
Lawndale, CA 90260
(310) 263-3264
Grades: 9-12
| 220 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Centinela Valley Union High School District?
Centinela Valley Union High School District manages 5 public schools serving 5,910 students.
What is the rank of Centinela Valley Union High School District?
Centinela Valley Union High School District is ranked #835 out of 1,167 school districts in California (bottom 50%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2020-2021 school year. This district ranks in the top 20% of California school districts for: Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in Centinela Valley Union High School District?
76% of Centinela Valley Union High School District students are Hispanic, 16% of students are Black, 3% of students are Asian, 3% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are White, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Centinela Valley Union High School District?
Centinela Valley Union High School District has a student/teacher ratio of 18:1, which is lower than the California state average of 22:1.
What is Centinela Valley Union High School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $27,307 is higher than the state median of $18,241. The school district spending/student has grown by 10% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 5 schools
  • Grades: 09-12
  • Enrollment: 5,910 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • : 86% (Btm 50% in CA)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 15% (Btm 50%)
  • : 43% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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