Downtown Business High School

  • Downtown Business High School serves 1,031 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is lower than the CA average of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 76%.
  • Downtown Business High School operates within the Los Angeles Unified School District.
  • Los Angeles Unified School District's 60% graduation rate is lower than the CA state average of 83%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1031 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 45 teachers has grown by 18% over five years.
School TypeAlternative school / Magnet School / Charter School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,031 students
Gender %Downtown Business High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers45 teachers
Students by GradeDowntown Business High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has decreased from 28:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.54 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 Ratio23:124:1
Asian
32%
11%
Hispanic
60%
54%
Black
6%
6%
White
2%
24%
All Ethnic GroupsDowntown Business High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.540.64
Eligible for Free Lunch
66%
50%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
14%
9%

District Comparison

  • Los Angeles Unified School District's student population of 634,993 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 60% has increased from 47% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $12,871 is higher than the state average of $10,991. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $14,853 is higher than the state average of $11,482. The district spending/student has grown by 13% over four years.
School District NameLos Angeles Unified School District
Number of Schools
Managed
1,026
4
Number of Students Managed634,9931,564
Los Angeles Unified School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
Graduation Rate60%83%
Los Angeles Unified School District Graduation Rate (2003-2016)
District Total Revenue$8,437 MM$17 MM
Los Angeles Unified School District District Total Revenue (1992-2016)
District Spending$9,736 MM$18 MM
Los Angeles Unified School District District Spending (1992-2016)
District Revenue / Student$12,871$10,991
Los Angeles Unified School District District Revenue / Student (1997-2016)
District Spending / Student$14,853$11,482
Los Angeles 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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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.