Culver City High School
Culver City High School places among the top 20% of public schools in California for:
- Category Attribute
- Diversity Most diverse schools (Top 5%)
- Community Size Largest student body (number of students) (Top 5%)
- Culver City High School's student population of 2,076 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
- The teacher population of 87 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
|Grades Offered||Grades 9-12|
|Total Students||2,076 students|
|Total Classroom Teachers||87 teachers|
|Students by Grade|
- Culver City High School's student:teacher ratio of 24:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
|Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year Data||This School||State Level (CA)|
|Overall School Rank||#2261 out of 9,595 schools|
|Math Test Scores (% Proficient)|
|Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||24:1||23:1|
|Two or more races|
|All Ethnic Groups|
|Eligible for Free Lunch|
|Eligible for Reduced Lunch|
|School Statewide Testing||View Education Department Test Scores|
|School District Name||Culver City Unified School District|
- Culver City High School is the main public high school of the Culver City Unified School District (CCUSD) in Culver City, California. The school colors are primarily silver and blue but also black and white, and the mascot is the centaur. Culver City High School is recognized as a California Distinguished School, earning the honor in 2005.
- Sony Studios, also situated in Culver City, has sponsored the high school and its active Academy of Visual and Performing Arts. Likewise, CCHS's facade and field have been filmed for television shows and movies. For example, The Wonder Years filmed the facades of CCHS and connected Culver City Middle School and Nickelodeon used CCHS's exterior for the school in its show The Journey of Allen Strange. In addition, the show Party of Five was filmed at CCHS as well as several music videos. Scenes from E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial were also filmed at CCHS.
- Culver City High School has one of the best football teams in the Ocean League (one of three leagues of the South Bay Athletic Association: Bay, Ocean, Pioneer).
- The school's newspaper is The Centaurian, which is part of the High School National Ad Network.
- CCHS also hosts several events. For example, Rigoberta Menchú has spoken on peace. Since 2004, it has also held an annual peace concert called Peace of Music.
- Every year on July 4, CCHS hosts a fireworks show, sponsored by the Culver City Exchange Club.
- Notable Alumni: Big Boy (aka. Kurt Alexander); Carnell Lake; Derrick Deese; Darrin Jackson; Karl Paymah; Ryan Riddle; Leon Hadrow; Nicholas George; Kia Hale; Shani Remer.
Nearby Public Schools
- School Location Miles Grades Students
- Culver City Culver City Unified School District Iacademy Grades: K-12 | 22 students
4601 Elenda St. Cp Annex
Culver City, CA 90230
(310)842-4200 0.0 K-12 22
- Culver City Farragut Elementary School Grades: K-5 | 572 students
10820 Farragut Dr.
Culver City, CA 90230
(310)842-4323 0.1 K-5 572
- Los Angeles Rise Kohyang High School Grades: 9-12 | 74 students
1575 W. 2nd St.
Los Angeles, CA 90026
(323)284-2553 0.4 9-12 74
- Culver City La Ballona Elementary School Grades: K-5 | 580 students
10915 Washington Blvd.
Culver City, CA 90232
(310)842-4334 0.6 K-5 580
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