Downtown Business High School

  • Downtown Business High School serves 1,060 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is higher 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 1060 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 41 teachers has grown by 7% over five years.
School TypeAlternative school / Magnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,060 students
Downtown Business High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Downtown Business High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers41 teachers
Downtown Business High School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by GradeDowntown Business High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 has decreased from 28:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.54 is more than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School(CA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio26:124:1
Downtown Business High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2015)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Downtown Business High School American Indian Students (1990-2000)
Asian
32%
11%
Downtown Business High School Asian Students (1988-2015)
Hispanic
60%
54%
Downtown Business High School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
5%
6%
Downtown Business High School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
2%
24%
Downtown Business High School White Students (1988-2015)
Two or more races
1%
3%
Downtown Business High School Two Or More Races Students (2009-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsDowntown Business High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.540.41
Downtown Business High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
76%
50%
Downtown Business High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2015)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
9%
Downtown Business High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Los Angeles Unified School District's student population of 642,303 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 60% has decreased from 94% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $12,871 is higher than the state average of $10,238. 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 $10,739. The district spending/student has grown by 13% over four years.
School District NameLos Angeles Unified School District
Number of Schools
Managed
988
4
Number of Students Managed642,3031,597
Los Angeles Unified School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate60%83%
Los Angeles Unified School District Graduation Rate (2003-2015)
District Total Revenue$8,437 MM$17 MM
Los Angeles Unified School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$9,736 MM$18 MM
Los Angeles Unified School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$12,871$10,238
Los Angeles Unified School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$14,853$10,739
Los Angeles Unified School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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California public schools have a diversity score of 0.41, which is higher than the national average of 0.31. 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.