Canoga Park Senior High School

6850 Topanga Canyon Blvd.
Canoga Park, CA 91303
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Canoga Park Senior High School serves 1,490 students in grades 9-12.
Canoga Park Senior High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20% (which is lower than the California state average of 34%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-54% (which is higher than the California state average of 49%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is equal to the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,490 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 94%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 84% (Btm 50% in CA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 20% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Canoga Park Senior High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

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School Overview

Canoga Park Senior High School's student population of 1,490 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 72 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
1,490 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
72 teachers
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School Rankings

Canoga Park Senior High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,649 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Canoga Park Senior High School is 0.26, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
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State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1861 out of 3649 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20%
34%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
21:1
21:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
3%
12%
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Hispanic
86%
56%
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Black
4%
5%
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White
6%
21%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.26
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Graduation Rate
84%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
87%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
7%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (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.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Canoga Park Senior High School's ranking?
Canoga Park Senior High School is ranked #1861 out of 3,649 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in California.
What schools are Canoga Park Senior High School often compared to?
Canoga Park Senior High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Daniel Pearl Journalism & Communications Magnet by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
20% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 34% CA state average), while 50-54% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% CA state average).
What is the graduation rate of Canoga Park Senior High School?
The graduation rate of Canoga Park Senior High School is 84%, which is equal to the California state average of 84%.
How many students attend Canoga Park Senior High School?
1,490 students attend Canoga Park Senior High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
86% of Canoga Park Senior High School students are Hispanic, 6% of students are White, 4% of students are Black, 3% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Canoga Park Senior High School?
Canoga Park Senior High School has a student ration of 21:1, which is equal to the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Canoga Park Senior High School offer ?
Canoga Park Senior High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Canoga Park Senior High School part of?
Canoga Park Senior High School is part of Los Angeles Unified School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,490 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 94%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 84% (Btm 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 20% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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