Compton Unified School District

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 38 public schools serving 23,017 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 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the California public school average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

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%)

Overview

School District Name
Compton Unified School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
KG - 12
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (CA)
# Schools
38 Schools
10,331 Schools
# Students
23,017 Students
6,193,432 Students
# Teachers
940 Teachers
264,585 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
24:1
24:1

District Rank

Compton Unified School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 989 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 2018-2019 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
0.35
0.64
# American Indian Students
44 Students
32,922 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
27 Students
718,704 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
12%
# Hispanic Students
18,139 Students
3,364,037 Students
% Hispanic Students
79%
54%
# Black Students
4,159 Students
337,146 Students
% Black Students
18%
5%
# White Students
120 Students
1,436,430 Students
% White Students
1%
23%
# Hawaiian Students
119 Students
28,735 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
1%
# Two or more races Students
409 Students
272,786 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
18
# Students in K Grade:
2,183
530,118
# Students in 1st Grade:
2,019
456,635
# Students in 2nd Grade:
2,064
454,067
# Students in 3rd Grade:
1,887
445,793
# Students in 4th Grade:
2,202
464,993
# Students in 5th Grade:
1,992
470,389
# Students in 6th Grade:
1,871
484,412
# Students in 7th Grade:
1,845
474,129
# Students in 8th Grade:
1,693
471,620
# Students in 9th Grade:
1,328
492,955
# Students in 10th Grade:
1,357
481,188
# Students in 11th Grade:
1,225
473,097
# Students in 12th Grade:
1,351
485,902
# Ungraded Students:
-
8,116

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $14,392 in this school district is less than the state median of $16,033. The school district revenue/student has declined by 7% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $14,212 is less than the state median of $16,124. The school district spending/student has declined by 5% over four school years.
This School District
This State (CA)
Total Revenue
$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 2017-18 school year data.
Spending
$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 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$14,392
$16,033
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 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student
$14,212
$16,124
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 2017-18 school year data.

Best Compton Unified School District Public Schools (2021-22)

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
| 237 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
| 837 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-6
| 439 students
Rank: #44.
Laurel Street Elementary School
Math: 45% | Reading: 56%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
(1)
1321 W. Laurel St.
Compton, CA 90220
(310) 898-6440
Grades: K-8
| 723 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
| 1 students
Rank: #66.
Anderson Elementary School
Math: 50% | Reading: 49%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
(1)
2210 E. 130th St.
Compton, CA 90222
(310) 898-6110
Grades: K-8
| 548 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
| 886 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-5
| 633 students
Rank: #99.
Tibby Elementary School
Math: 39% | Reading: 44%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
(1)
1400 W. Poplar St.
Compton, CA 90220
(310) 898-6370
Grades: K-8
| 780 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-5
| 458 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
| 944 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-6
| 542 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
| 250 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
| 901 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-6
| 584 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-6
| 515 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
| 420 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
| 834 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-7
| 513 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
| 668 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
| 582 students
Rank: #2222.
Whaley Middle School
Math: 29% | Reading: 33%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
(2)
14401 S. Gibson Ave.
Compton, CA 90221
(310) 898-6070
Grades: 6-8
| 632 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
| 738 students
Rank: #2424.
Roosevelt Middle School
Math: 25% | Reading: 34%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
1200 E. Alondra Blvd.
Compton, CA 90221
(310) 898-6040
Grades: 6-8
| 618 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-6
| 370 students
Rank: #2626.
Compton High School
Math: 17% | Reading: 35%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
601 S. Acacia St.
Compton, CA 90220
(310) 635-3881
Grades: 9-12
| 1,766 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
| 475 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
| 430 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
| 1,821 students
Rank: #3030.
Thurgood Marshall
Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
12501 N. Wilmington
Compton, CA 90220
(310) 898-6340
Grades: K-12
| 71 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
| 941 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
| 311 students
Rank: #3333.
Davis Middle School
Math: 13% | Reading: 24%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
621 W. Poplar St.
Compton, CA 90220
(310) 898-6020
Grades: 6-8
| 560 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
| 414 students
Rank: #3535.
Cesar Chavez Continuation High School
Alternative School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: ≤1%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
12501 N. Wilmington
Compton, CA 90222
(310) 898-6340
Grades: 9-12
| 417 students
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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: KG - 12
  • Students: 23,017 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 24:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 84% (Btm 50% in CA)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 31% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 38% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.35

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