Dominguez High School

15301 S. San Jose Ave.

Compton, CA 90221
(School attendance zone shown in map)

Tel: (562)630-0142
  • Dominguez High School serves 1,896 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 6% (which is lower than the California state average of 37%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 21% (which is lower than the California state average of 48%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Dominguez 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 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is higher than the California state level of 24:1.
  • Dominguez High School operates within the Compton Unified School District.
  • Compton Unified School District's 78% graduation rate is lower than the California state average of 83%.

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School Overview

  • Dominguez High School's student population of 1896 students has declined by 16% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 75 teachers has declined by 15% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,896 students
Gender %Dominguez High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers75 teachers
Students by GradeDominguez High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Dominguez High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 9595 schools in California (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 25:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Dominguez High School is 0.23, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
6%
37%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
21%
48%
Student : Teacher Ratio25:124:1
Hispanic
87%
54%
Black
12%
6%
Hawaiian
1%
n/a
All Ethnic GroupsDominguez High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.230.41
Graduation Rate
87%
83%
Dominguez High School Graduation Rate (2011-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
75%
50%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
9%

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Dominguez High School is Compton Unified School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 983 school districts in California (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Compton Unified School District's student population of 20,951 students has decreased by 15% over five school years.
    • The district's graduation rate of 78% has increased from 58% over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $11,000 in this district is less than the state average of $11,049. The district revenue/student has declined by 6% over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $12,603 is higher than the state average of $11,340. The district spending/student has grown by 8% over four school years.
    School District NameCompton Unified School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    38
    4
    Number of Students Managed20,9511,585
    Compton Unified School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    20%
    37%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    29%
    48%
    District Graduation Rate
    78%
    83%
    District Total Revenue$272 MM$18 MM
    District Spending$311 MM$18 MM
    District Revenue / Student$11,000$11,049
    District Spending / Student$12,603$11,340
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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