Los Angeles Unified School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 997 public schools serving 617,189 students in Los Angeles Unified School District. This district's average testing ranking is 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in California.
Public Schools in Los Angeles Unified School District have an average math proficiency score of 33% (versus the California public school average of 40%), and reading proficiency score of 44% (versus the 51% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Los Angeles Unified School District are Millikan Science Technical Engineering And Math (STEM) Magnet, Roscomare Road Elementary School and Canyon Charter Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Los Angeles Unified School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in California.
Minority enrollment is 90% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the California public school average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Los Angeles 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
Los Angeles 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
997 Schools
10,233 Schools
# Students
617,189 Students
6,168,558 Students
# Teachers
27,310 Teachers
263,481 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
23:1
23:1

District Rank

Los Angeles Unified School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 988 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 78% has increased from 70% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (CA)
Overall District Rank
#1068 out of 1942 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Los Angeles Unified  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
40%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Los Angeles 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)
44%
51%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Los Angeles 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
78%
84%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Los Angeles 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
0.44
0.64
# American Indian Students
1,068 Students
32,775 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
34,681 Students
716,889 Students
% Asian Students
6%
12%
# Hispanic Students
457,170 Students
3,350,293 Students
% Hispanic Students
74%
54%
# Black Students
49,251 Students
335,281 Students
% Black Students
8%
5%
# White Students
62,220 Students
1,429,452 Students
% White Students
10%
23%
# Hawaiian Students
1,653 Students
28,573 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
1%
# Two or more races Students
9,674 Students
271,340 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
18
18
# Students in K Grade:
61,277
526,799
# Students in 1st Grade:
46,972
453,975
# Students in 2nd Grade:
46,879
451,494
# Students in 3rd Grade:
46,206
443,439
# Students in 4th Grade:
48,413
462,447
# Students in 5th Grade:
48,565
467,886
# Students in 6th Grade:
47,123
482,667
# Students in 7th Grade:
45,422
472,586
# Students in 8th Grade:
44,936
469,754
# Students in 9th Grade:
49,713
492,115
# Students in 10th Grade:
47,468
480,320
# Students in 11th Grade:
42,724
472,076
# Students in 12th Grade:
41,473
484,898
# Ungraded Students:
-
8,084

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $16,528 is higher than the state median of $15,969. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $15,807 is less than the state median of $16,042. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (CA)
Total Revenue
$10,201 MM
$29 MM
This chart display total revenue of Los Angeles 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
$9,756 MM
$29 MM
This chart display total spending of Los Angeles 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
$16,528
$15,969
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Los Angeles 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
$15,807
$16,042
This chart display average spending per public school student in Los Angeles 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 Los Angeles Unified School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Millikan Science Technical Engineering And Math (STEM) Magnet
Magnet School
Math: ≥99% | Reading: 98%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
(1)
5041 Sunnyslope Ave.
Sherman Oaks, CA 91423
(818) 528-1662
Grades: 6-12
| 204 students
Rank: #22.
Roscomare Road Elementary School
Math: 90-94% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
2425 Roscomare Rd.
Los Angeles, CA 90077
(310) 472-9829
Grades: K-5
| 457 students
Rank: #33.
Canyon Charter Elementary School
Charter School
Math: 91% | Reading: 94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
421 Entrada Dr.
Santa Monica, CA 90402
(310) 454-7510
Grades: K-5
| 388 students
Rank: #44.
Harbor Teacher Preparation Academy
Math: 85-89% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
1111 Figueroa Pl.
Wilmington, CA 90744
(310) 834-3932
Grades: 9-12
| 453 students
Rank: #55.
Wonderland Avenue Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 87% | Reading: 94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
8510 Wonderland Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90046
(323) 654-4401
Grades: K-5
| 522 students
Rank: #66.
Fairburn Avenue Elementary School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
1403 Fairburn Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90024
(310) 470-1344
Grades: K-5
| 460 students
Rank: #77.
Balboa Gifted/high Ability Magnet Elementary School
Alternative School
Magnet School
Math: 88% | Reading: 88%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
17020 Labrador St.
Northridge, CA 91325
(818) 349-4801
Grades: 1-5
| 747 students
Rank: #88.
Overland Avenue Elementary School
Math: 85% | Reading: 88%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
10650 Ashby Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90064
(310) 838-7308
Grades: K-5
| 497 students
Rank: #99.
Warner Avenue Elementary School
Math: 86% | Reading: 87%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
615 Holmby Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90024
(310) 475-5893
Grades: K-5
| 652 students
Rank: #1010.
Welby Way Charter Elementary School And Gifted-high Ability Magnet
Magnet School
Charter School
Math: 85% | Reading: 87%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
23456 Welby Way
West Hills, CA 91307
(818) 348-1975
Grades: K-5
| 816 students
Rank: #1111.
Broadway Elementary School
Math: 86% | Reading: 84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1015 Lincoln Blvd.
Venice, CA 90291
(310) 392-4944
Grades: K-6
| 618 students
Rank: #1212.
Kenter Canyon Elementary Charter
Charter School
Math: 82% | Reading: 85%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
(2)
645 N. Kenter Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90049
(310) 472-5918
Grades: K-5
| 554 students
Rank: #1313.
Porter Ranch Community
Math: 79% | Reading: 84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
12450 Mason Ave.
Porter Ranch, CA 91326
(818) 709-7100
Grades: K-8
| 1,168 students
Rank: #1414.
Clover Avenue Elementary School
Math: 82% | Reading: 81%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
11020 Clover Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90034
(310) 479-7739
Grades: K-5
| 604 students
Rank: #1515.
Encino Charter Elementary School
Charter School
Math: 80% | Reading: 82%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
16941 Addison St.
Encino, CA 91316
(818) 784-1762
Grades: K-5
| 573 students
Rank: #1616.
Palisades Charter Elementary School
Charter School
Math: 73% | Reading: 88%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
800 Via De La Paz
Pacific Palisades, CA 90272
(310) 454-3700
Grades: K-5
| 499 students
Rank: #1717.
Woodland Hills Elementary Charter For Enriched Studies
Charter School
Math: 77% | Reading: 83%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
22201 San Miguel St.
Woodland Hills, CA 91364
(818) 347-9220
Grades: K-5
| 696 students
Rank: #1818.
Ivanhoe Elementary School
Math: 77% | Reading: 82%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
2828 Herkimer St.
Los Angeles, CA 90039
(323) 664-0051
Grades: K-5
| 461 students
Rank: #19 - 2019. - 20.
Colfax Charter Elementary School
Charter School
Math: 79% | Reading: 80%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
11724 Addison St.
Valley Village, CA 91607
(818) 761-5115
Grades: K-5
| 645 students
Rank: #19 - 2019. - 20.
Community Magnet Charter Elementary School
Magnet School
Charter School
Math: 79% | Reading: 80%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
11301 Bellagio Rd.
Los Angeles, CA 90049
(310) 476-2281
Grades: K-5
| 452 students
Rank: #21 - 2221. - 22.
Academy For Enriched Sciences
Magnet School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
17551 Miranda St.
Encino, CA 91316
(818) 609-8421
Grades: K-5
| 324 students
Rank: #21 - 2221. - 22.
Kester Avenue Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 72% | Reading: 82%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
(1)
5353 Kester Ave.
Van Nuys, CA 91411
(818) 787-6751
Grades: K-5
| 1,022 students
Rank: #2323.
Westwood Charter Elementary School
Charter School
Math: 76% | Reading: 78%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
2050 Selby Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90025
(310) 474-7788
Grades: K-5
| 829 students
Rank: #2424.
Downtown Business High School
Alternative School
Magnet School
Math: 69% | Reading: 82%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1081 W. Temple St.
Los Angeles, CA 90012
(213) 481-0371
Grades: 9-12
| 1,035 students
Rank: #2525.
Hesby Oaks Leadership Charter
Charter School
Math: 76% | Reading: 77%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
15530 Hesby St.
Encino, CA 91436
(818) 528-7000
Grades: K-8
| 554 students
Rank: #2626.
Marquez Charter
Charter School
Math: 72% | Reading: 79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
(3)
16821 Marquez Ave.
Pacific Palisades, CA 90272
(310) 454-4019
Grades: K-5
| 535 students
Rank: #2727.
Mar Vista Elementary School
Math: 71% | Reading: 79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
3330 Granville Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90066
(310) 391-1175
Grades: K-5
| 572 students
Rank: #2828.
Valley View Elementary School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
6921 Woodrow Wilson Dr.
Los Angeles, CA 90068
(323) 851-0020
Grades: K-6
| 236 students
Rank: #2929.
Lanai Road Elementary School
Math: 76% | Reading: 75%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
4241 Lanai Rd.
Encino, CA 91436
(818) 788-1590
Grades: K-5
| 585 students
Rank: #3030.
Girls Academic Leadership Academy (gala)
Math: 64% | Reading: 84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
(1)
1067 W. Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90019
(323) 900-4533
Grades: 6-12
| 319 students
Rank: #3131.
Franklin Avenue Elementary School
Math: 71% | Reading: 77%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1910 N. Commonwealth Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90027
(323) 663-0320
Grades: K-6
| 499 students
Rank: #3232.
Carpenter Community Charter
Charter School
Math: 69% | Reading: 78%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
3909 Carpenter Ave.
Studio City, CA 91604
(818) 761-4363
Grades: K-5
| 1,006 students
Rank: #3333.
Beckford Charter For Enriched Studies
Charter School
Math: 77% | Reading: 73%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
19130 Tulsa St.
Porter Ranch, CA 91326
(818) 360-1924
Grades: K-5
| 606 students
Rank: #3434.
Francisco Bravo Medical Magnet High School
Alternative School
Magnet School
Math: 60% | Reading: 89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
(2)
1200 N. Cornwell St.
Los Angeles, CA 90033
(323) 227-4400
Grades: 9-12
| 1,861 students
Rank: #3535.
Playa Del Rey Elementary School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
12221 Juniette St.
Culver City, CA 90230
(310) 827-3560
Grades: K-5
| 275 students
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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: KG - 12
  • Students: 617,189 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 90%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 78% (Btm 50% in CA)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 33% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 44% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.44

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