Torrance Unified School District

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  • For the 2020 school year, there are 32 public schools in Torrance Unified School District, serving 23,408 students.
  • Public school in Torrance Unified School District have an average math proficiency score of 59% (versus the California public school average of 37%), and reading proficiency score of 65% (versus the 48% statewide average). This district's average school ranking is in the top 20% of public schools in California.
  • The top ranked public schools in Torrance Unified School District are Anza Elementary School, West High School and Seaside Elementary School. Overall school rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
  • Minority enrollment is 78% of the student body (majority Asian), which is more than the California public school average of 77% (majority Hispanic).
  • The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is more than the California public school average of 23:1.

Overview

School District NameTorrance Unified School District
School District Websitehttp://www.tusd.org
School District Phone Number(310)972-6500
School District Grades OfferedKG - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (CA)
# of Schools32 Schools10,323 Schools
# of Students23,408 Students6,196,381 Students
# of Teachers937 Teachers264,762 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio25:123:1

District Comparison

  • Torrance Unified School District, which is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,005 school districts in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-2017 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 96% has increased from 95% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (CA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
38%
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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
65%
48%
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 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate
96%
83%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Torrance Unified  School District and public school graduation rate of CA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.740.64
# of American Indian Students36 Students32,941 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# of Asian Students8,024 Students719,628 Students
% Asian Students
34%
12%
# of Hispanic Students7,073 Students3,366,787 Students
% Hispanic Students
30%
54%
# of Black Students900 Students337,803 Students
% Black Students
4%
5%
# of White Students5,107 Students1,437,368 Students
% White Students
22%
23%
# of Hawaiian Students112 Students28,797 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
1%
1%
# of Two or more races Students2,156 Students273,034 Students
% of Two or more races Students
9%
4%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten: - -
# of Students in Kindergarten:1,777530,332
# of Students in 1st Grade:1,648455,112
# of Students in 2nd Grade:1,592454,412
# of Students in 3rd Grade:1,567446,053
# of Students in 4th Grade:1,667465,277
# of Students in 5th Grade:1,650470,673
# of Students in 6th Grade:1,778484,739
# of Students in 7th Grade:1,818474,585
# of Students in 8th Grade:1,889472,087
# of Students in 9th Grade:1,992493,582
# of Students in 10th Grade:1,987481,886
# of Students in 11th Grade:2,016473,644
# of Students in 12th Grade:1,976485,844
# of Ungraded Students:518,155

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $8,925 in this school district is less than the state average of $10,675. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $9,361 is less than the state average of $10,743. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (CA)
Total Revenue$217 MM$18 MM
This chart display total revenue of Torrance Unified  School District and average revenue for each school distric in CA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending$228 MM$18 MM
This chart display total spending of Torrance Unified  School District and average spending for each school distric in CA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student$8,925$10,675
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Torrance Unified  School District and average revenue per public school student in CA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student$9,361$10,743
This chart display average spending per public school student in Torrance Unified  School District and average spending per public school student in CA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Torrance Unified School District Public Schools (2020)

  • School (Math/Reading Proficiency) Location
    Grades
    Students
  • Anza Elementary School Math: 80% | Reading: 77%
    Rank: Top 5%
    21400 Ellinwood Dr.
    Torrance, CA 90503
    (310)533-4559

    Grades: K-5 | 644 students
  • Arlington Elementary School Math: 64% | Reading: 62%
    Rank: Top 20%
    17800 Van Ness Ave.
    Torrance, CA 90504
    (310)533-4510

    Grades: K-5 | 594 students
  • Bert M. Lynn Middle School Math: 67% | Reading: 73%
    Rank: Top 10%
    5038 Halison St.
    Torrance, CA 90503
    (310)533-4495

    Grades: 6-8 | 687 students
  • Calle Mayor Middle School Math: 56% | Reading: 63%
    Rank: Top 20%
    4800 Calle Mayor
    Torrance, CA 90505
    (310)533-4548

    Grades: 6-8 | 782 students
  • Casimir Middle School Math: 55% | Reading: 68%
    Rank: Top 20%
    17220 Casimir Ave.
    Torrance, CA 90504
    (310)533-4498

    Grades: 6-8 | 667 students
  • Edison Elementary School Math: 52% | Reading: 59%
    Rank: Top 30%
    3800 182nd St
    Torrance, CA 90504
    (310)533-4513

    Grades: K-5 | 511 students
  • Edward J. Richardson Middle School Math: 66% | Reading: 75%
    Rank: Top 10%
    23751 Nancy Lee Ln.
    Torrance, CA 90505
    (310)533-4790

    Grades: 6-8 | 715 students
  • Evelyn Carr Elementary School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank: Top 50%
    3404 W. 168th St.
    Torrance, CA 90504
    (310)533-4467

    Grades: K-5 | 361 students
  • Fern Elementary School Math: 55% | Reading: 53%
    Rank: Top 30%
    1314 Fern Ave.
    Torrance, CA 90503
    (310)533-4506

    Grades: K-5 | 598 students
  • Gene Drevno Community Day Alternative School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank: Top 50%
    2291 W. Washington Ave.
    Torrance, CA 90509
    (310)972-6962

    Grades: 7-12 | 19 students
  • Hickory Elementary School Math: 71% | Reading: 66%
    Rank: Top 20%
    2800 W. 227th St.
    Torrance, CA 90505
    (310)533-4672

    Grades: K-5 | 954 students
  • Howard Wood Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank: Top 50%
    2250 W. 235th St.
    Torrance, CA 90501
    (310)533-4484

    Grades: K-5 | 419 students
  • J. H. Hull Middle School Math: 32% | Reading: 42%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    2080 W. 231st St.
    Torrance, CA 90501
    (310)533-4516

    Grades: 6-8 | 715 students
  • Jefferson Middle School Math: 63% | Reading: 74%
    Rank: Top 20%
    21717 Talisman St.
    Torrance, CA 90503
    (310)533-4794

    Grades: 6-8 | 627 students
  • John Adams Elementary School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank: Top 20%
    2121 238th St
    Torrance, CA 90501
    (310)533-4480

    Grades: K-5 | 435 students
  • Joseph Arnold Elementary School Math: 75% | Reading: 67%
    Rank: Top 20%
    4100 227th St.
    Torrance, CA 90505
    (310)533-4524

    Grades: K-5 | 700 students
  • Launch Preschool
    4000 W. 227th St.
    Torrance, CA 90505
    (310)533-4769

    Grades: n/a | n/a students
  • Lincoln Elementary School Math: 62% | Reading: 66%
    Rank: Top 20%
    2418 W. 166th St.
    Torrance, CA 90504
    (310)533-4464

    Grades: K-5 | 465 students
  • Madrona Middle School Math: 54% | Reading: 61%
    Rank: Top 30%
    21364 Madrona Ave.
    Torrance, CA 90503
    (310)533-4562

    Grades: 6-8 | 726 students
  • North High School Math: 40% | Reading: 70%
    Rank: Top 30%
    3620 W. 182nd St.
    Torrance, CA 90504
    (310)533-4412

    Grades: 9-12 | 1846 students
  • Philip Magruder Middle School Math: 49% | Reading: 68%
    Rank: Top 30%
    4100 W. 185th St.
    Torrance, CA 90504
    (310)533-4527

    Grades: 6-8 | 565 students
  • Riviera Elementary School Math: 74% | Reading: 68%
    Rank: Top 10%
    365 Paseo De Arena
    Torrance, CA 90505
    (310)533-4460

    Grades: K-5 | 668 students
  • Seaside Elementary School Math: 73% | Reading: 72%
    Rank: Top 10%
    4651 Sharynne Ln.
    Torrance, CA 90505
    (310)533-4532

    Grades: K-5 | 530 students
  • Shery (kurt T.) High (Continuation School) Alternative School
    Math: ≤5% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    2600 Vine St.
    Torrance, CA 90501
    (310)533-4440

    Grades: 9-12 | 131 students
  • South High School Math: 56% | Reading: 69%
    Rank: Top 20%
    4801 Pacific Coast Hwy.
    Torrance, CA 90505
    (310)533-4352

    Grades: 9-12 | 2042 students
  • Torrance Elementary School Math: 40% | Reading: 42%
    Rank: Top 50%
    2125 Lincoln Ave.
    Torrance, CA 90501
    (310)533-4500

    Grades: K-5 | 511 students
  • Torrance High School Math: 50% | Reading: 74%
    Rank: Top 20%
    2200 Carson St.
    Torrance, CA 90501
    (310)533-4396

    Grades: 9-12 | 1954 students
  • Towers Elementary School Math: 74% | Reading: 69%
    Rank: Top 10%
    5600 Towers St.
    Torrance, CA 90503
    (310)533-4535

    Grades: K-5 | 600 students
  • Victor Elementary School Math: 69% | Reading: 65%
    Rank: Top 20%
    4820 Spencer St.
    Torrance, CA 90503
    (310)533-4542

    Grades: K-5 | 965 students
  • Walteria Elementary School Math: 70% | Reading: 68%
    Rank: Top 20%
    24456 Madison St.
    Torrance, CA 90505
    (310)533-4487

    Grades: K-5 | 665 students
  • West High School Math: 67% | Reading: 84%
    Rank: Top 10%
    20401 Victor St.
    Torrance, CA 90503
    (310)533-4299

    Grades: 9-12 | 2031 students
  • Yukon Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank: Top 50%
    17815 Yukon Ave.
    Torrance, CA 90504
    (310)533-4477

    Grades: K-5 | 281 students
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