Downey High School

11040 Brookshire Ave.

Downey, CA 90241
(School attendance zone shown in map)

Tel: (562)869-7301
  • Downey High School serves 4,274 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is higher than the CA average of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 76%.
  • Downey High School operates within the Downey Unified School District.
  • Downey Unified School District's 92% graduation rate is higher than the CA state average of 83%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 4274 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 168 teachers has grown by 7% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students4,274 students
Gender %Downey High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers168 teachers
Students by GradeDowney High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 has decreased from 28:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.24 is less than the state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School(CA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio25:124:1
Asian
4%
11%
Hispanic
87%
54%
Black
3%
6%
White
6%
24%
All Ethnic GroupsDowney High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.240.64
Eligible for Free Lunch
47%
50%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
17%
9%

District Comparison

  • Downey Unified School District's student population of 22,581 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 92% has increased from 71% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $8,483 in this district is less than the state average of $10,991. The district revenue/student has declined by 10% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $8,923 is less than the state average of $11,482. The district spending/student has declined by 9% over four years.
School District NameDowney Unified School District
Number of Schools
Managed
20
4
Number of Students Managed22,5811,564
Downey Unified School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
Graduation Rate92%83%
Downey Unified School District Graduation Rate (2003-2016)
District Total Revenue$194 MM$17 MM
Downey Unified School District District Total Revenue (1992-2016)
District Spending$204 MM$18 MM
Downey Unified School District District Spending (1992-2016)
District Revenue / Student$8,483$10,991
Downey Unified School District District Revenue / Student (1997-2016)
District Spending / Student$8,923$11,482
Downey 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

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Downey Warren High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 3701 students
    0.7 miles
    8141 De Palma St.
    Downey, CA 90241
    (562)869-7306
    0.7 9-12 3701
  • Downey Alameda Elementary School
    Grades: K-3 | 607 students
    1 miles
    8613 E. Alameda St.
    Downey, CA 90242
    (562)904-3589
    1 K-3 607
  • Downey Doty Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 1395 students
    1 miles
    10301 S. Woodruff Ave.
    Downey, CA 90241
    (562)904-3586
    1 6-8 1395
  • Downey Rio Hondo Elementary School
    Grades: K-5 | 828 students
    1 miles
    7731 E. Muller St.
    Downey, CA 90241
    (562)904-3568
    1 K-5 828
  • Downey Rio San Gabriel Elementary School
    Grades: K-5 | 836 students
    1 miles
    9338 Gotham St.
    Downey, CA 90241
    (562)904-3567
    1 K-5 836

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California public schools have a diversity score of 0.64, which is higher than the national average of 0.52. 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.