Compton Unified School District

501 S. Santa Fe Ave.
Compton, CA 90221-3814
(District boundaries shown in map)

Top Rankings

Compton Unified 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 37 public schools serving 17,715 students in Compton Unified School District.
Public Schools in Compton Unified School District have an average reading proficiency score of 50% (versus the California public schools of 49%).
Minority enrollment is 100% 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
37 Schools
10,375 Schools
# Students
17,715 Students
5,876,295 Students
# Teachers
755 Teachers
267,757 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
23:1
23:1

District Rank

The school district's graduation rate of 83% has increased from 78% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (CA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
31%
40%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Compton Unified  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 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
<50%
49%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Compton Unified  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.
Graduation Rate
83%
84%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Compton Unified  School District and public school graduation rate of CA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.28
0.63
# American Indian Students
24 Students
27,207 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
17 Students
696,628 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
12%
# Hispanic Students
14,821 Students
3,281,568 Students
% Hispanic Students
84%
56%
# Black Students
2,590 Students
296,694 Students
% Black Students
15%
5%
# White Students
51 Students
1,235,074 Students
% White Students
n/a
21%
# Hawaiian Students
84 Students
24,653 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
128 Students
309,952 Students
% of Two or more races Students
1%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
-
# Students in K Grade:
1,309
469,461
# Students in 1st Grade:
1,316
408,174
# Students in 2nd Grade:
1,326
421,021
# Students in 3rd Grade:
1,429
426,338
# Students in 4th Grade:
1,519
432,663
# Students in 5th Grade:
1,493
440,560
# Students in 6th Grade:
1,417
440,507
# Students in 7th Grade:
1,380
434,863
# Students in 8th Grade:
1,509
455,685
# Students in 9th Grade:
1,279
484,040
# Students in 10th Grade:
1,257
494,745
# Students in 11th Grade:
1,284
478,449
# Students in 12th Grade:
1,197
489,789
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $30,695 is higher than the state median of $15,931. The school district revenue/student has grown by 70% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $18,612 is higher than the state median of $14,028. The school district spending/student has grown by 5% over four school years.
This School District
This State (CA)
Total Revenue
$544 MM
$8 MM
This chart display total revenue of Compton Unified  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
$330 MM
$7 MM
This chart display total spending of Compton Unified  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
$30,695
$15,931
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Compton Unified  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$18,612
$14,028
This chart display average spending per public school student in Compton Unified  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Compton Unified School District Public Schools (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: n/an/a
2210 E. 130th St.
Compton, CA 90222
(310) 898-6110
Grades: K-8
| 478 students
Rank: n/an/a
Bunche Middle School
12338 Mona Blvd.
Compton, CA 90220
(310) 898-6010
Grades: 6-8
| 424 students
Rank: n/an/a
2505 W. 156th St.
Compton, CA 90220
(310) 898-6130
Grades: K-7
| 399 students
Rank: n/an/a
1425 E. 120th St.
Los Angeles, CA 90059
(310) 898-6150
Grades: K-8
| 330 students
Rank: n/an/a
2606 N. Central Ave.
Compton, CA 90222
(310) 635-2715
Grades: 9-12
| 951 students
Rank: n/an/a
Cesar Chavez Continuation High School
Alternative School
15301 San Jose Ave.
Compton, CA 90221
(310) 898-6340
Grades: 9-12
| 244 students
Rank: n/an/a
6500 Compton Blvd.
Compton, CA 90221
(562) 630-7912
Grades: K-8
| 774 students
Rank: n/an/a
Compton Community Day High School
Alternative School
2300 W. Caldwell St.
Compton, CA 90220
(310) 898-6154
Grades: 9-12
| 0 students
Rank: n/an/a
Compton Community Day Middle School
Alternative School
2300 W. Caldwell St.
Compton, CA 90220
(310) 898-6154
Grades: 6-8
| 0 students
Rank: n/an/a
2601 N. Wilmington Ave.
Compton, CA 90222
(310) 898-6080
Grades: 9-12
| 544 students
Rank: n/an/a
Compton High School
1200 E. Alondra Blvd.
Compton, CA 90221
(310) 635-3881
Grades: 9-12
| 1,290 students
Rank: n/an/a
Compton Step
Special Education School
Reading: <50%
417 W. Alondra Blvd.
Compton, CA 90220
(310) 639-4321
Grades: K-12
| 15 students
Rank: n/an/a
Davis Middle School
621 W. Poplar St.
Compton, CA 90220
(310) 898-6020
Grades: 6-8
| 428 students
Rank: n/an/a
905 N. Aranbe St.
Compton, CA 90220
(310) 898-6160
Grades: K-8
| 670 students
Rank: n/an/a
Dominguez High School
15301 S. San Jose Ave.
Compton, CA 90221
(562) 630-0142
Grades: 9-12
| 1,887 students
Rank: n/an/a
1011 E. Caldwell St.
Compton, CA 90221
(310) 898-6170
Grades: K-8
| 609 students
Rank: n/an/a
2600 W. Compton Blvd.
Compton, CA 90220
(310) 898-6030
Grades: 6-8
| 223 students
Rank: n/an/a
1620 N. Pannes St.
Compton, CA 90221
(310) 898-6180
Grades: K-5
| 409 students
Rank: n/an/a
2508 E. 133rd St.
Compton, CA 90222
(310) 898-6190
Grades: K-8
| 714 students
Rank: n/an/a
2320 E. Alondra Blvd.
Compton, CA 90221
(310) 898-6410
Grades: K-8
| 734 students
Rank: n/an/a
1321 W. Laurel St.
Compton, CA 90220
(310) 898-6440
Grades: K-8
| 494 students
Rank: n/an/a
1101 S. Dwight St.
Compton, CA 90220
(310) 898-6460
Grades: K-8
| 501 students
Rank: n/an/a
2270 E. 122nd St.
Compton, CA 90222
(310) 898-6430
Grades: K-6
| 342 students
Rank: n/an/a
915 N. Mayo Ave.
Compton, CA 90221
(310) 898-6310
Grades: K-8
| 490 students
Rank: n/an/a
14431 Stanford Ave.
Compton, CA 90220
(310) 898-6320
Grades: K-8
| 380 students
Rank: n/an/a
16223 S. Haskins Ln.
Carson, CA 90746
(310) 898-6120
Grades: K-8
| 304 students
Rank: n/an/a
1305 S. Oleander St.
Compton, CA 90220
(310) 898-6420
Grades: K-8
| 607 students
Rank: n/an/a
1450 W. El Segundo Ave.
Compton, CA 90222
(310) 898-6330
Grades: K-6
| 336 students
Rank: n/an/a
700 N. Bradfield Ave.
Compton, CA 90221
(310) 898-6350
Grades: K-8
| 640 students
Rank: n/an/a
1200 E. Alondra Blvd.
Compton, CA 90221
(310) 898-6040
Grades: 6-8
| 0 students
Rank: n/an/a
1301 N. Acacia Ave.
Compton, CA 90227
(310) 898-6360
Grades: K-8
| 474 students
Rank: n/an/a
Thurgood Marshall
15301 San Jose Ave.
Compton, CA 90221
(310) 898-6340
Grades: K-12
| 101 students
Rank: n/an/a
1400 W. Poplar St.
Compton, CA 90220
(310) 898-6370
Grades: K-8
| 637 students
Rank: n/an/a
Walton Middle School
900 W. Greenleaf Ave.
Compton, CA 90220
(310) 898-6060
Grades: 6-8
| 189 students
Rank: n/an/a
1421 N. Wilmington Ave.
Compton, CA 90222
(310) 898-6390
Grades: K-8
| 267 students
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Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Compton Unified School District?
Compton Unified School District manages 37 public schools serving 17,715 students.
What is the racial composition of students in Compton Unified School District?
84% of Compton Unified School District students are Hispanic, 15% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Compton Unified School District?
Compton Unified School District has a student/teacher ratio of 23:1, which is higher than the California state average of 22:1.
What is Compton Unified School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $18,612 is higher than the state median of $14,028. The school district spending/student has grown by 5% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 37 schools
  • Grades: KG-12
  • Enrollment: 17,715 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 100%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 83%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 31%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : <50%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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