Torrance Unified School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 32 public schools serving 22,324 students in Torrance Unified School District. This district's average testing ranking is 9/10, which is in the top 20% of public schools in California.
Public Schools in Torrance Unified School District have an average math proficiency score of 62% (versus the California public school average of 40%), and reading proficiency score of 67% (versus the 51% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Torrance Unified School District are Seaside Elementary School, Anza Elementary School and Walteria Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Torrance Unified School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in California.
Minority enrollment is 80% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is more than the California public school average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Torrance Unified School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in California for:

Category
Attribute
Overall Rank
Highest overall rank (Top 20%)
Math Proficiency
Highest math proficiency (Top 10%)
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 20%)
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 20%)
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Torrance Unified School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
KG - 12
2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (CA)
# Schools
32 Schools
10,289 Schools
# Students
22,324 Students
5,950,762 Students
# Teachers
912 Teachers
264,737 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
24:1
24:1

District Rank

Torrance Unified School District, which is ranked #244 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 95% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (CA)
Overall District Rank
#213 out of 1942 school districts
(Top 20%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Torrance Unified  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
62%
40%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Torrance 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)
67%
51%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Torrance 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
95%
84%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Torrance 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
0.74
0.63
# American Indian Students
28 Students
28,341 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
7,577 Students
702,306 Students
% Asian Students
34%
12%
# Hispanic Students
7,140 Students
3,302,330 Students
% Hispanic Students
32%
56%
# Black Students
910 Students
306,500 Students
% Black Students
4%
5%
# White Students
4,481 Students
1,289,869 Students
% White Students
20%
22%
# Hawaiian Students
101 Students
25,742 Students
% Hawaiian Students
1%
n/a
# Two or more races Students
2,087 Students
294,082 Students
% of Two or more races Students
9%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
-
# Students in K Grade:
1,611
457,990
# Students in 1st Grade:
1,472
423,037
# Students in 2nd Grade:
1,582
429,215
# Students in 3rd Grade:
1,551
436,003
# Students in 4th Grade:
1,576
443,754
# Students in 5th Grade:
1,606
446,040
# Students in 6th Grade:
1,637
437,468
# Students in 7th Grade:
1,782
457,337
# Students in 8th Grade:
1,788
464,787
# Students in 9th Grade:
1,910
499,546
# Students in 10th Grade:
1,921
493,556
# Students in 11th Grade:
1,992
477,454
# Students in 12th Grade:
1,896
484,575
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $13,216 in this school district is less than the state median of $19,522. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $16,266 is less than the state median of $19,618. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (CA)
Total Revenue
$295 MM
$29 MM
This chart display total revenue of Torrance Unified  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending
$363 MM
$29 MM
This chart display total spending of Torrance Unified  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$13,216
$19,522
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Torrance 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
$16,266
$19,618
This chart display average spending per public school student in Torrance 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 Torrance Unified School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Seaside Elementary School
Math: 85% | Reading: 81%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
4651 Sharynne Ln.
Torrance, CA 90505
(310) 533-4532
Grades: K-5
| 509 students
Rank: #22.
Anza Elementary School
Math: 83% | Reading: 79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
(1)
21400 Ellinwood Dr.
Torrance, CA 90503
(310) 533-4559
Grades: K-5
| 642 students
Rank: #33.
Walteria Elementary School
Math: 77% | Reading: 76%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
24456 Madison St.
Torrance, CA 90505
(310) 533-4487
Grades: K-5
| 654 students
Rank: #44.
Hickory Elementary School
Math: 75% | Reading: 73%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
2800 W. 227th St.
Torrance, CA 90505
(310) 533-4672
Grades: K-5
| 882 students
Rank: #55.
Towers Elementary School
Math: 79% | Reading: 71%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
(1)
5600 Towers St.
Torrance, CA 90503
(310) 533-4535
Grades: K-5
| 612 students
Rank: #66.
Arlington Elementary School
Math: 77% | Reading: 71%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
17800 Van Ness Ave.
Torrance, CA 90504
(310) 533-4510
Grades: K-5
| 566 students
Rank: #77.
Edward J. Richardson Middle School
Math: 66% | Reading: 77%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
23751 Nancy Lee Ln.
Torrance, CA 90505
(310) 533-4790
Grades: 6-8
| 686 students
Rank: #88.
West High School
Math: 65% | Reading: 75%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
20401 Victor St.
Torrance, CA 90503
(310) 533-4299
Grades: 9-12
| 1,903 students
Rank: #99.
Bert M. Lynn Middle School
Math: 68% | Reading: 72%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
5038 Halison St.
Torrance, CA 90503
(310) 533-4495
Grades: 6-8
| 619 students
Rank: #1010.
Riviera Elementary School
Math: 69% | Reading: 70%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
365 Paseo De Arena
Torrance, CA 90505
(310) 533-4460
Grades: K-5
| 616 students
Rank: #1111.
Jefferson Middle School
Math: 62% | Reading: 73%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
21717 Talisman St.
Torrance, CA 90503
(310) 533-4794
Grades: 6-8
| 667 students
Rank: #1212.
Victor Elementary School
Math: 70% | Reading: 68%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
4820 Spencer St.
Torrance, CA 90503
(310) 533-4542
Grades: K-5
| 991 students
Rank: #1313.
Joseph Arnold Elementary School
Math: 68% | Reading: 69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
4100 227th St.
Torrance, CA 90505
(310) 533-4524
Grades: K-5
| 658 students
Rank: #1414.
Calle Mayor Middle School
Math: 65% | Reading: 69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
4800 Calle Mayor
Torrance, CA 90505
(310) 533-4548
Grades: 6-8
| 649 students
Rank: #1515.
South High School
Math: 63% | Reading: 70%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
4801 Pacific Coast Hwy.
Torrance, CA 90505
(310) 533-4352
Grades: 9-12
| 1,976 students
Rank: #1616.
Lincoln Elementary School
Math: 70% | Reading: 66%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2418 W. 166th St.
Torrance, CA 90504
(310) 533-4464
Grades: K-5
| 415 students
Rank: #1717.
Edison Elementary School
Math: 59% | Reading: 65%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3800 182nd St.
Torrance, CA 90504
(310) 533-4513
Grades: K-5
| 473 students
Rank: #1818.
John Adams Elementary School
Math: 59% | Reading: 62%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2121 238th St.
Torrance, CA 90501
(310) 533-4480
Grades: K-5
| 421 students
Rank: #1919.
Casimir Middle School
Math: 53% | Reading: 66%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
17220 Casimir Ave.
Torrance, CA 90504
(310) 533-4498
Grades: 6-8
| 674 students
Rank: #2020.
Fern Elementary School
Math: 60% | Reading: 61%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1314 Fern Ave.
Torrance, CA 90503
(310) 533-4506
Grades: K-5
| 537 students
Rank: #2121.
North High School
Math: 44% | Reading: 77%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
3620 W. 182nd St.
Torrance, CA 90504
(310) 533-4412
Grades: 9-12
| 1,776 students
Rank: #2222.
Yukon Elementary School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
17815 Yukon Ave.
Torrance, CA 90504
(310) 533-4477
Grades: K-5
| 304 students
Rank: #2323.
Madrona Middle School
Math: 54% | Reading: 62%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
21364 Madrona Ave.
Torrance, CA 90503
(310) 533-4562
Grades: 6-8
| 675 students
Rank: #2424.
Philip Magruder Middle School
Math: 51% | Reading: 63%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
(1)
4100 W. 185th St.
Torrance, CA 90504
(310) 533-4527
Grades: 6-8
| 543 students
Rank: #2525.
Torrance High School
Math: 50% | Reading: 60%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
(1)
2200 Carson St.
Torrance, CA 90501
(310) 533-4396
Grades: 9-12
| 1,923 students
Rank: #2626.
Howard Wood Elementary School
Math: 59% | Reading: 52%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2250 W. 235th St.
Torrance, CA 90501
(310) 533-4484
Grades: K-5
| 387 students
Rank: #2727.
Gene Drevno Community Day
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
2291 W. Washington Ave.
Torrance, CA 90509
(310) 972-6962
Grades: 7-12
| 17 students
Rank: #2828.
Evelyn Carr Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
3404 W. 168th St.
Torrance, CA 90504
(310) 533-4467
Grades: K-5
| 296 students
Rank: #2929.
J. H. Hull Middle School
Math: 44% | Reading: 46%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
(1)
2080 W. 231st St.
Torrance, CA 90501
(310) 533-4516
Grades: 6-8
| 694 students
Rank: #3030.
Torrance Elementary School
Math: 45% | Reading: 43%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
2125 Lincoln Ave.
Torrance, CA 90501
(310) 533-4500
Grades: K-5
| 435 students
Rank: #3131.
Shery (Kurt T.) High (continuation)
Alternative School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: ≤10%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
2600 Vine St.
Torrance, CA 90501
(310) 533-4440
Grades: 9-12
| 124 students
Rank: n/an/a
Launch Preschool
4000 W. 227th St.
Torrance, CA 90505
(310) 533-4769
Grades: n/a
| n/a students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Torrance Unified
  • 2335 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance, CA, 90501-3420
  • (310) 972-6500
  • tusd.org
  • Grades: KG - 12
  • Students: 22,324 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 24:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 80%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 95% (Top 20% in CA)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 62% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 67% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.74

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