Compton Unified School District

501 S. Santa Fe Ave.
Compton, CA 90221-3814
(District boundaries shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%

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 2022-23 school year, there are 37 public schools serving 19,115 students in Compton Unified School District. This district's average testing ranking is 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in California.
Public Schools in Compton Unified School District have an average math proficiency score of 31% (versus the California public school average of 40%), and reading proficiency score of 38% (versus the 51% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Compton Unified School District are Compton Early College High School, Jefferson Elementary School and Mckinley Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Compton Unified School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in California.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the California public school average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (CA)
# Schools
37 Schools
10,296 Schools
# Students
19,115 Students
5,952,849 Students
# Teachers
811 Teachers
264,836 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
24:1
24:1

District Rank

Compton Unified School District, which is ranked #1240 of all 1,873 school districts in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 84% has increased from 60% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (CA)
Overall District Rank
#1253 out of 1942 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Compton Unified  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
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)
38%
51%
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 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
84%
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 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.31
0.63
# American Indian Students
19 Students
28,347 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
27 Students
702,454 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
12%
# Hispanic Students
15,685 Students
3,303,290 Students
% Hispanic Students
82%
56%
# Black Students
2,968 Students
306,607 Students
% Black Students
16%
5%
# White Students
46 Students
1,290,657 Students
% White Students
n/a
22%
# Hawaiian Students
101 Students
25,750 Students
% Hawaiian Students
1%
n/a
# Two or more races Students
269 Students
294,072 Students
% of Two or more races Students
1%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
-
# Students in K Grade:
1,319
458,222
# Students in 1st Grade:
1,436
423,251
# Students in 2nd Grade:
1,562
429,440
# Students in 3rd Grade:
1,651
436,251
# Students in 4th Grade:
1,652
443,978
# Students in 5th Grade:
1,663
446,282
# Students in 6th Grade:
1,507
437,766
# Students in 7th Grade:
1,672
457,689
# Students in 8th Grade:
1,521
465,106
# Students in 9th Grade:
1,337
499,437
# Students in 10th Grade:
1,337
493,491
# Students in 11th Grade:
1,212
477,411
# Students in 12th Grade:
1,246
484,525
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $17,330 in this school district is less than the state median of $19,734. The school district revenue/student has grown by 20% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $17,113 is less than the state median of $19,832. The school district spending/student has grown by 20% over four school years.
This School District
This State (CA)
Total Revenue (19-20)
$331 MM
$29 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 2019-20 school year data.
Spending (19-20)
$327 MM
$29 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 2019-20 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$17,330
$19,734
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 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$17,113
$19,832
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 2018-19 school year data.

Best Compton Unified School District Public Schools (2022-23)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Compton Early College High School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2601 N. Wilmington Ave.
Compton, CA 90222
(310) 898-6080
Grades: 9-12
| 498 students
Rank: #22.
Jefferson Elementary School
Math: 58% | Reading: 60%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2508 E. 133rd St.
Compton, CA 90222
(310) 898-6190
Grades: K-8
| 738 students
Rank: #33.
Mckinley Elementary School
Math: 50% | Reading: 53%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
14431 Stanford Ave.
Compton, CA 90220
(310) 898-6320
Grades: K-8
| 440 students
Rank: #44.
Laurel Street Elementary School
Math: 45% | Reading: 56%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1321 W. Laurel St.
Compton, CA 90220
(310) 898-6440
Grades: K-8
| 580 students
Rank: #55.
Compton Community Day Middle School
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
2300 W. Caldwell St.
Compton, CA 90220
(310) 898-6154
Grades: 6-8
| n/a students
Rank: #66.
Anderson Elementary School
Math: 50% | Reading: 49%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
2210 E. 130th St.
Compton, CA 90222
(310) 898-6110
Grades: K-8
| 507 students
Rank: #77.
Clinton William Jefferson
Math: 45% | Reading: 51%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
6500 Compton Blvd.
Compton, CA 90221
(562) 630-7912
Grades: K-8
| 853 students
Rank: #88.
Mayo Elementary School
Math: 46% | Reading: 42%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
915 N. Mayo Ave.
Compton, CA 90221
(310) 898-6310
Grades: K-8
| 544 students
Rank: #99.
Tibby Elementary School
Math: 39% | Reading: 44%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1400 W. Poplar St.
Compton, CA 90220
(310) 898-6370
Grades: K-8
| 720 students
Rank: #1010.
Ronald E. Mcnair Elementary School
Math: 40% | Reading: 41%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1450 W. El Segundo Ave.
Compton, CA 90222
(310) 898-6330
Grades: K-6
| 371 students
Rank: #1111.
Kelly Elementary School
Math: 38% | Reading: 41%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
2320 E. Alondra Blvd.
Compton, CA 90221
(310) 898-6410
Grades: K-8
| 835 students
Rank: #1212.
Rosecrans Elementary School
Math: 38% | Reading: 38%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1301 N. Acacia Ave.
Compton, CA 90227
(310) 898-6360
Grades: K-8
| 541 students
Rank: #1313.
Willowbrook Middle School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
2601 N. Wilmington Ave.
Compton, CA 90222
(310) 898-6080
Grades: 6-8
| 280 students
Rank: #1414.
Roosevelt Elementary School
Math: 39% | Reading: 34%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
700 N. Bradfield Ave.
Compton, CA 90221
(310) 898-6350
Grades: K-8
| 712 students
Rank: #1515.
Emerson Elementary School
Math: 37% | Reading: 35%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1011 E. Caldwell St.
Compton, CA 90221
(310) 898-6170
Grades: K-8
| 637 students
Rank: #1616.
Bursch Elementary School
Math: 29% | Reading: 41%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
2505 W. 156th St.
Compton, CA 90220
(310) 898-6130
Grades: K-7
| 436 students
Rank: #1717.
Ralph Bunche Elementary School
Math: 32% | Reading: 36%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
16223 S. Haskins Ln.
Carson, CA 90746
(310) 898-6120
Grades: K-8
| 347 students
Rank: #1818.
Dickison Elementary School
Math: 31% | Reading: 36%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
905 N. Aranbe St.
Compton, CA 90220
(310) 898-6160
Grades: K-8
| 723 students
Rank: #1919.
Longfellow Elementary School
Math: 32% | Reading: 32%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1101 S. Dwight St.
Compton, CA 90220
(310) 898-6460
Grades: K-8
| 549 students
Rank: #2020.
Robert F. Kennedy Elementary School
Math: 30% | Reading: 35%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1305 S. Oleander St.
Compton, CA 90220
(310) 898-6420
Grades: K-8
| 639 students
Rank: #2121.
Martin Luther King Elementary School
Math: 31% | Reading: 33%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
2270 E. 122nd St.
Compton, CA 90222
(310) 898-6430
Grades: K-6
| 416 students
Rank: #2222.
Whaley Middle School
Math: 29% | Reading: 33%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
14401 S. Gibson Ave.
Compton, CA 90221
(310) 898-6070
Grades: 6-8
| 585 students
Rank: #2323.
Foster Elementary School
Math: 29% | Reading: 32%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1620 N. Pannes St.
Compton, CA 90221
(310) 898-6180
Grades: K-5
| 446 students
Rank: #2424.
Roosevelt Middle School
Math: 25% | Reading: 34%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1200 E. Alondra Blvd.
Compton, CA 90221
(310) 898-6040
Grades: 6-8
| n/a students
Rank: #2525.
Washington Elementary School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1421 N. Wilmington Ave.
Compton, CA 90222
(310) 898-6390
Grades: K-8
| 305 students
Rank: #2626.
Compton High School
Math: 17% | Reading: 35%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1200 E. Alondra Blvd.
Compton, CA 90221
(310) 635-3881
Grades: 9-12
| 1,399 students
Rank: #2727.
Carver Elementary School
Math: 24% | Reading: 25%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1425 E. 120th St.
Los Angeles, CA 90059
(310) 898-6150
Grades: K-8
| 341 students
Rank: #2828.
Enterprise Middle School
Math: 16% | Reading: 35%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
2600 W. Compton Blvd.
Compton, CA 90220
(310) 898-6030
Grades: 6-8
| 259 students
Rank: #2929.
Dominguez High School
Math: 9% | Reading: 39%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
15301 S. San Jose Ave.
Compton, CA 90221
(562) 630-0142
Grades: 9-12
| 1,926 students
Rank: #3030.
Thurgood Marshall
Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
15301 San Jose Ave.
Compton, CA 90221
(310) 898-6340
Grades: K-12
| 24 students
Rank: #3131.
Centennial High School
Math: 6% | Reading: 33%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
2606 N. Central Ave.
Compton, CA 90222
(310) 635-2715
Grades: 9-12
| 958 students
Rank: #3232.
Walton Middle School
Math: 10% | Reading: 30%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
900 W. Greenleaf Ave.
Compton, CA 90220
(310) 898-6060
Grades: 6-8
| 241 students
Rank: #3333.
Davis Middle School
Math: 13% | Reading: 24%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
621 W. Poplar St.
Compton, CA 90220
(310) 898-6020
Grades: 6-8
| 495 students
Rank: #3434.
Bunche Middle School
Math: 7% | Reading: 22%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
12338 Mona Blvd.
Compton, CA 90220
(310) 898-6010
Grades: 6-8
| 443 students
Rank: #3535.
Cesar Chavez Continuation High School
Alternative School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: ≤1%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
15301 San Jose Ave.
Compton, CA 90221
(310) 898-6340
Grades: 9-12
| 327 students
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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • District size: 37 schools
  • Grades: K-12
  • Enrollment: 19,115 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 24:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 100%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 84% (Btm 50% in CA)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 31% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 38% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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