El Sereno Middle School

  • El Sereno Middle School serves 1,276 students in grades 6-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 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%.
  • El Sereno Middle School operates within the Los Angeles Unified School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1276 students has declined by 11% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 66 teachers has declined by 18% over five years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students1,276 students
El Sereno Middle School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %El Sereno Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers66 teachers
El Sereno Middle School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by GradeEl Sereno Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(CA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio19:124:1
El Sereno Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2015)
Asian
6%
11%
El Sereno Middle School Asian Students (1988-2015)
Hispanic
91%
54%
El Sereno Middle School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
1%
6%
El Sereno Middle School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
2%
24%
El Sereno Middle School White Students (1990-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsEl Sereno Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.170.41
El Sereno Middle School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
79%
50%
El Sereno Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
8%
9%
El Sereno Middle 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 revenue/student of $12,903 is higher than the state average of $10,966. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $14,891 is higher than the state average of $11,255. The district spending/student has grown by 16% 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)
District Total Revenue$8,437 MM$18 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$12,903$10,966
Los Angeles Unified School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$14,891$11,255
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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School Reviews

  4.00 out of 5  (3 reviews)
5  8/19/2013
This is my first week at ESMS and I love my school! My teachers really care and we have lots of electives like mariachi, jazz, drumline, art, drama, Spanish, mandarin, computers, yearbook, and leadership--- I want them all!!!!! My counselor Ms. Lopez rocks. Every morning Dr.G says hi to me and makes me feel special :)
- Posted by
5  7/27/2013
This school has really turned around. It is now an International Baccalaureate school. The new principal really believes in our kids and community. You need to see all the improvements taking place inside the classrooms, school grounds, and with amazing partnerships. This will become the gem of the district.
- Posted by
2  6/8/2009
The magnet is tolerable but the actual school is just horrible. Racism is everywhere and teachers turn a blind eye to it. I would not go to this school. Don't move here if you're planning to.
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