Crenshaw Sci, Tech, Engr, Math And Med Magnet High School

  • Crenshaw Sci, Tech, Engr, Math And Med Magnet High School serves 981 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is lower than the CA average of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 76%.
  • Crenshaw Sci, Tech, Engr, Math And Med Magnet 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 981 students has declined by 32% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 54 teachers has declined by 40% over five years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students981 students
Crenshaw Sci, Tech, Engr, Math And Med Magnet High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Crenshaw Sci, Tech, Engr, Math And Med Magnet High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers54 teachers
Crenshaw Sci, Tech, Engr, Math And Med Magnet High School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by GradeCrenshaw Sci, Tech, Engr, Math And Med Magnet High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(CA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio18:124:1
Crenshaw Sci, Tech, Engr, Math And Med Magnet High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2015)
Asian
n/a
11%
Crenshaw Sci, Tech, Engr, Math And Med Magnet High School Asian Students (1991-2013)
Hispanic
27%
54%
Crenshaw Sci, Tech, Engr, Math And Med Magnet High School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
70%
6%
Crenshaw Sci, Tech, Engr, Math And Med Magnet High School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
1%
24%
Two or more races
2%
3%
Crenshaw Sci, Tech, Engr, Math And Med Magnet High School Two Or More Races Students (2009-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsCrenshaw Sci, Tech, Engr, Math And Med Magnet 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.
0.440.41
Crenshaw Sci, Tech, Engr, Math And Med Magnet 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.
66%
50%
Crenshaw Sci, Tech, Engr, Math And Med Magnet 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.
5%
9%
Crenshaw Sci, Tech, Engr, Math And Med Magnet 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

  • Crenshaw High School is a secondary school located in south-central Los Angeles, California. The school first opened in 1968. Crenshaw is one of the few, predominately African-American high schools in the Los Angeles Unified School District.
  • Crenshaw High School is located at 5010 11th Avenue, near the corner of 50th Street. The school colors are blue and gold, and its mascot is the Cougar. Crenshaw's biggest rival is Susan Miller Dorsey High School, which is located in nearby Jungles.
  • The school is renound for its outstanding boys basketball program, which has been coached for over thirty years by Willie West. The Crenshaw Cougars have won numerous L.A. City and California State basketball titles.
  • Crenshaw was featured in the 1991 movie Boyz N the Hood, the 2000 movie Love & Basketball and from 1996 to 2001 on the UPN series Moesha.
  • On 2004 Kirk Douglas and the Amateur Athletic Foundation (AAF) donated stadium lights to Crenshaw high School. Portable lights were brought in for Crenshaw's homecoming game versus their big rival Dorsey High School. This was the school's first night game at home.
  • On August 15, 2005, Crenshaw High School lost its accreditation due to several reasons, including "rampant student tardiness". The accreditation was restored on February 1, 2006.
  • The Crenshaw High School Varsity Football team won its first "Championship Division" Los Angeles City championship in 2005 defeating Woodland Hills Taft High School, However, a "AAA" Championship was won in 1992, defeating Chatsworth High School. Both Championship titles were under the leadership of Robert Garrett.
  • Notable alumni: Chris Brown, former MLB player.
  • Darryl Strawberry, Major League Baseball player.
  • Larry Elder, radio talk show host, author, and political commentator.
  • Marques Johnson, NBA player and commentator.
  • Arthur Lee, rock musician.
  • Kevin Ollie.
  • Ice-T, rapper/actor.
  • Wendell Tyler, former star running back for UCLA and the former Los Angeles Rams.
  • John "Hot Plate" Williams, NCAA and NBA basketball player.
  • Daymeion Hughes, standout senior Cornerback for the Cal Bears football team, potential first-round pick.
  • Lee Webb, former USC Trojans and NFL fullback.
  • Marcus Darrel Williams, NBA basketball player.
  • Geoffrey Styles.
  • Kabeer Gbaji-Biamila, standout Defensive end Green Bay Packers.
  • Akbar Gbaji-Biamila, current San Diego Charger.
  • Terrence Whitehead, current Cincinati Bengal.
  • Brandon Mebane, standout senior [Defensive Tackle] for the [California Bears, Berkeley] football team, potential first-round pick.
  • Eric Yarber, former Super Bowl winner, Washington Redskins.
  • Mykelti Williamson (née Michael Tisdale), actor.
  • Darwin Cook, former NBA Player.
  • Robert Smith, former NBA Player.
  • Garland Frazier, television producer.
  • Reggie Lewis, former New Orleans Saint NFL.
  • Kerry Justin, former NFL cornerback, Seahawks.
  • Sid Justin, former NFL cornerback (Rams. 49ers) current lead singer for the Miracles.

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