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  • For the 2020 school year, there are 36 public schools in Compton, CA, serving 21,620 students.
  • Compton, CA public school have an average math proficiency score of 25% (versus the California public school average of 37%), and reading proficiency score of 31% (versus the 48% statewide average). Schools in Compton have an average ranking in the bottom 50% of California public schools.
  • The top ranked public school in Compton, CA are Compton Community Day Middle School, Jefferson Elementary School and Anderson Elementary School. Overall school rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
  • Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the California public school average of 77% (majority Hispanic).
  • The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is more than the California public school average of 23:1.

Top Compton, CA Public Schools (2020)

  • School (Math/Reading Proficiency) Location
    Grades
    Students
  • Anderson Elementary School Math: 43% | Reading: 53%
    Rank: Top 50%
    2210 E. 130th St.
    Compton, CA 90222
    (310)898-6110

    Grades: K-8 | 548 students
  • Bunche Middle School Math: 4% | Reading: 11%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    12338 Mona Blvd.
    Compton, CA 90220
    (310)898-6010

    Grades: 6-8 | 414 students
  • Bursch Elementary School Math: 28% | Reading: 32%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    2505 W. 156th St.
    Compton, CA 90220
    (310)898-6130

    Grades: K-6 | 515 students
  • Centennial High School Math: ≤1% | Reading: 16%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    2606 N. Central Ave.
    Compton, CA 90222
    (310)635-2715

    Grades: 9-12 | 941 students
  • Cesar Chavez Continuation High School Alternative School
    Math: ≤1% | Reading: 2%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    12501 N. Wilmington
    Compton, CA 90222
    (310)898-6340

    Grades: 9-12 | 417 students
  • Clinton William Jefferson Math: 45% | Reading: 47%
    Rank: Top 50%
    6500 Compton Blvd.
    Compton, CA 90221
    (562)630-7912

    Grades: K-8 | 886 students
  • Compton Community Day High School Alternative School
    2300 W. Caldwell St
    Compton, CA 90220
    (310)898-6154

    Grades: 9-12 | 8 students
  • Compton Community Day Middle School Alternative School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank: Top 50%
    2300 W. Caldwell St.
    Compton, CA 90220
    (310)898-6154

    Grades: 6-8 | 1 students
  • Compton Early College High School
    2601 N. Wilmington Ave.
    Compton, CA 90222
    (310)898-6080

    Grades: 9-12 | 237 students
  • Compton High School Math: 9% | Reading: 30%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    601 S. Acacia St.
    Compton, CA 90220
    (310)635-3881

    Grades: 9-12 | 1766 students
  • Compton Unified Rop Vocational School
    700 N. Bullis Rd.
    Compton, CA 90221
    (310)898-6000

    Grades: 9-12 | n/a students
  • Davis Middle School Math: 9% | Reading: 19%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    621 W. Poplar St.
    Compton, CA 90220
    (310)898-6020

    Grades: 6-8 | 560 students
  • Dickison Elementary School Math: 26% | Reading: 34%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    905 N. Aranbe St.
    Compton, CA 90220
    (310)898-6160

    Grades: K-8 | 834 students
  • Dominguez High School Math: 5% | Reading: 26%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    15301 S. San Jose Ave.
    Compton, CA 90221
    (562)630-0142

    Grades: 9-12 | 1821 students
  • Emerson Elementary School Math: 34% | Reading: 31%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1011 E. Caldwell St.
    Compton, CA 90221
    (310)898-6170

    Grades: K-6 | 584 students
  • Enterprise Middle School Math: 15% | Reading: 23%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    2600 W. Compton Blvd.
    Compton, CA 90220
    (310)898-6030

    Grades: 6-8 | 430 students
  • Foster Elementary School Math: 23% | Reading: 34%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1620 N. Pannes St.
    Compton, CA 90221
    (310)898-6180

    Grades: K-5 | 738 students
  • Jefferson Elementary School Math: 48% | Reading: 51%
    Rank: Top 50%
    2508 E. 133rd St.
    Compton, CA 90222
    (310)898-6190

    Grades: K-8 | 837 students
  • Kelly Elementary School Math: 39% | Reading: 38%
    Rank: Top 50%
    2320 E. Alondra Blvd.
    Compton, CA 90221
    (310)898-6410

    Grades: K-8 | 944 students
  • Laurel Street Elementary School Math: 38% | Reading: 51%
    Rank: Top 50%
    1321 W. Laurel St.
    Compton, CA 90220
    (310)898-6440

    Grades: K-8 | 723 students
  • Lifeline Education Charter Charter School
    Math: 23% | Reading: 31%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    225 S. Santa Fe Ave.
    Compton, CA 90221
    (310)605-2510

    Grades: K-12 | 648 students
  • Longfellow Elementary School Math: 24% | Reading: 28%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1101 S. Dwight St.
    Compton, CA 90220
    (310)898-6460

    Grades: K-7 | 513 students
  • Martin Luther King Elementary School Math: 17% | Reading: 21%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    2270 E. 122nd St.
    Compton, CA 90222
    (310)898-6430

    Grades: K-6 | 582 students
  • Mayo Elementary School Math: 34% | Reading: 33%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    915 N. Mayo Ave.
    Compton, CA 90221
    (310)898-6310

    Grades: K-5 | 633 students
  • Mckinley Elementary School Math: 35% | Reading: 29%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    14431 Stanford Ave.
    Compton, CA 90220
    (310)898-6320

    Grades: K-6 | 439 students
  • Robert F. Kennedy Elementary School Math: 26% | Reading: 30%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1305 S. Oleander St.
    Compton, CA 90220
    (310)898-6420

    Grades: K-8 | 668 students
  • Ronald E. Mcnair Elementary School Math: 34% | Reading: 35%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1450 W. El Segundo Ave.
    Compton, CA 90222
    (310)898-6330

    Grades: K-5 | 458 students
  • Roosevelt Elementary School Math: 38% | Reading: 36%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    700 N. Bradfield Ave.
    Compton, CA 90221
    (310)898-6350

    Grades: K-8 | 901 students
  • Roosevelt Middle School Math: 18% | Reading: 27%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1200 E. Alondra Blvd.
    Compton, CA 90221
    (310)898-6040

    Grades: 6-8 | 618 students
  • Rosecrans Elementary School Math: 31% | Reading: 37%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1301 N. Acacia Ave.
    Compton, CA 90227
    (310)898-6360

    Grades: K-6 | 542 students
  • Thurgood Marshall Math: <50% | Reading: ≤20%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    12501 N. Wilmington
    Compton, CA 90220
    (310)898-6340

    Grades: K-12 | 71 students
  • Tibby Elementary School Math: 39% | Reading: 45%
    Rank: Top 50%
    1400 W. Poplar St.
    Compton, CA 90220
    (310)898-6370

    Grades: K-8 | 780 students
  • Walton Middle School Math: 10% | Reading: 24%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    900 W. Greenleaf Ave.
    Compton, CA 90220
    (310)898-6060

    Grades: 6-8 | 311 students
  • Washington Elementary School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1421 N. Wilmington Ave.
    Compton, CA 90222
    (310)898-6390

    Grades: K-6 | 370 students
  • Whaley Middle School Math: 17% | Reading: 24%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    14401 S. Gibson Ave.
    Compton, CA 90221
    (310)898-6070

    Grades: 6-8 | 632 students
  • Show 1 more public schools in Compton, CA (out of 36 total schools)
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