El Sereno Middle School

4.00 5 1 (3 reviews)
Tel: (323)224-4700
  • El Sereno Middle School serves 1,242 students in grades 6-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 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 1242 students has declined by 12% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 57 teachers has declined by 22% over five years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students1,242 students
Gender %El Sereno Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers57 teachers
Students by GradeEl Sereno Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has increased from 19:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.17 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 Ratio22:124:1
All Ethnic GroupsEl Sereno Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.170.64
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch

District Comparison

  • Los Angeles Unified School District's student population of 633,557 students has stayed relatively flat 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
Number of Students Managed633,5571,564
Los Angeles Unified School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
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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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 :)
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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.
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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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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.