Canoga Park Senior High School

  • Canoga Park Senior High School serves 1,602 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is equal to the CA average of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 76%.
  • Canoga Park Senior High School operates within the Los Angeles Unified School District.
  • Los Angeles Unified School District's 60% graduation rate is lower than the CA state average of 83%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1602 students has declined by 7% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 67 teachers has declined by 12% over five years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,602 students
Canoga Park Senior High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Canoga Park Senior High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers67 teachers
Canoga Park Senior High School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by GradeCanoga Park Senior High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(CA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio24:124:1
Canoga Park Senior High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2015)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Canoga Park Senior High School American Indian Students (2007-2011)
Asian
5%
11%
Canoga Park Senior High School Asian Students (1988-2015)
Hispanic
85%
54%
Canoga Park Senior High School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
4%
6%
Canoga Park Senior High School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
6%
24%
Canoga Park Senior High School White Students (1988-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsCanoga Park Senior High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.270.41
Canoga Park Senior High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
62%
50%
Canoga Park Senior High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
7%
9%
Canoga Park Senior High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Los Angeles Unified School District's student population of 642,303 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 60% has decreased from 94% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $12,903 is higher than the state average of $10,966. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $14,891 is higher than the state average of $11,255. The district spending/student has grown by 16% over four years.
School District NameLos Angeles Unified School District
Number of Schools
Managed
988
4
Number of Students Managed642,3031,597
Los Angeles Unified School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate60%83%
Los Angeles Unified School District Graduation Rate (2003-2015)
District Total Revenue$8,437 MM$18 MM
Los Angeles Unified School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$9,736 MM$18 MM
Los Angeles Unified School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$12,903$10,966
Los Angeles Unified School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$14,891$11,255
Los Angeles Unified School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

School Notes

  • Canoga Park High School is a public school located in Canoga Park in the San Fernando Valley of Los Angeles, California, USA, within the Los Angeles Unified School District.
  • It is located right across the street from the Topanga Plaza shopping center. According to the high school's web page, it is the oldest high school in the west San Fernando Valley. The school has an agriculture/environmental/veterinary science magnet established in 1996. It also has a one and a half acre farm at the school, which commonly houses sheep, pigs, goats, rabbits, and cattle. Canoga Park High School also has an active chapter of the National FFA Organization (more commonly known as FFA). The school colors are green and white and the teams are called the Hunters.
  • The school serves several areas, including Canoga Park and portions of Winnetka.
  • Also CIF City Soccer Champions in 2004 with a record of 19-1-1. Canoga Park 1 Jordan 0 FINAL First recorded soccer championship ever in school history.
  • CIF City Soccer Finalists in 2006 with a record 23-1-0. Canoga Park 2 Birmigham 4 FINAL.
  • Famous Alumni: Bryan Cranston, plays Hal on the sitcom Malcolm in the Middle.
  • Biff Pocoroba, former major league catcher for the Braves in the 1970s.
  • Cecil Brown, UCSB basketball player from 2002-2006.
  • Kurtwood Smith, television and film actor (That '70s Show).
  • Will Sediq, amateur competitive eater.

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