Diane S. Leichman Special Education Center

  • Diane S. Leichman Special Education Center serves 145 students in grades 6-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 60-79% (which is higher than the California state average of 59%) for the 2011-12 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is ≥80% (which is higher than the California state average of 58%) for the 2011-12 school year.
  • Diane S. Leichman Special Education Center placed in the top 20% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2011-12 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 7:1 is lower than the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 75% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 76%.

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School Overview

  • Diane S. Leichman Special Education Center's student population of 145 students has declined by 27% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 22 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeSpecial education school
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
Total Students145 students
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Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Diane S. Leichman Special Education Center is ranked within the top 20% of all 9,032 schools in California (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2011-12 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 7:1 has decreased from 9:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Diane S. Leichman Special Education Center is 0.59, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall School Rank--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)60-79%
59%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≥80%
58%
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Student : Teacher Ratio7:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
13%
11%
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Hispanic
58%
54%
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Black
4%
6%
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White
25%
24%
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Two or more races
n/a
4%
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Diversity Score0.590.64
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Graduation Rate≤20%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
58%
49%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
16%
9%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLos Angeles Unified School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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