David Starr Jordan Senior High School

2265 E. 103rd St.
Los Angeles, CA 90002
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
3/
10
Bottom 50%
David Starr Jordan Senior High School serves 518 students in grades 9-12.
David Starr Jordan 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 bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 6-9% (which is lower than the California state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-44% (which is lower than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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School Overview

David Starr Jordan Senior High School's student population of 518 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 35 teachers has grown by 25% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students518 students
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Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
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School Comparison

David Starr Jordan Senior High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of David Starr Jordan Senior High School is 0.28, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#7474 out of 9602 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
6-9%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
12%
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Hispanic
84%
54%
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Black
14%
5%
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White
2%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
n/a
4%
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Diversity Score
0.280.64
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Graduation Rate
65-69%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
94%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLos Angeles Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to David Starr Jordan Senior High School is Simon Rodia Continuation (0.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is International Studies Learning Center At Legacy High School Complex (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Weigand Avenue Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
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