Crenshaw Sci Technical Engr Math And Med Magnet High School

  • Crenshaw Sci Technical Engr Math And Med Magnet High School serves 900 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 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 Technical 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 900 students has declined by 26% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 53 teachers has declined by 13% over five years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students900 students
Gender %Crenshaw Sci Technical Engr Math And Med Magnet High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers53 teachers
Students by GradeCrenshaw Sci Technical Engr Math And Med Magnet High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.46 is more than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School(CA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio17:124:1
Hispanic
29%
54%
Black
68%
6%
White
1%
24%
Two or more races
2%
4%
All Ethnic GroupsCrenshaw Sci Technical Engr Math And Med Magnet High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.460.41
Eligible for Free Lunch
81%
50%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
9%

District Comparison

  • Los Angeles Unified School District's student population of 633,557 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 60% has increased from 47% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $12,871 is higher than the state average of $10,991. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $14,853 is higher than the state average of $11,482. The district spending/student has grown by 13% over four years.
School District NameLos Angeles Unified School District
Number of Schools
Managed
1,024
4
Number of Students Managed633,5571,564
Los Angeles Unified School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
Graduation Rate60%83%
Los Angeles Unified School District Graduation Rate (2003-2016)
District Total Revenue$8,437 MM$17 MM
Los Angeles Unified School District District Total Revenue (1992-2016)
District Spending$9,736 MM$18 MM
Los Angeles Unified School District District Spending (1992-2016)
District Revenue / Student$12,871$10,991
Los Angeles Unified School District District Revenue / Student (1997-2016)
District Spending / Student$14,853$11,482
Los Angeles Unified School District District Spending / Student (1997-2016)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2016 (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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California public schools have a diversity score of 0.41, which is higher than the national average of 0.32. The most diverse school district in California is Natomas Unified School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in California or national school diversity statistics.