Fairfax Senior High School

  • Fairfax Senior High School serves 2,101 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is higher than the CA average of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 76%.
  • Fairfax Senior 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 2101 students has declined by 12% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 84 teachers has declined by 10% over five years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,101 students
Fairfax Senior High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Fairfax Senior High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers84 teachers
Fairfax Senior High School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by GradeFairfax Senior High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(CA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio25:124:1
Fairfax Senior High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2015)
Asian
21%
11%
Fairfax Senior High School Asian Students (1988-2015)
Hispanic
54%
54%
Fairfax Senior High School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
17%
6%
Fairfax Senior High School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
7%
24%
Fairfax Senior High School White Students (1988-2015)
Two or more races
1%
3%
Fairfax Senior High School Two Or More Races Students (2009-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsFairfax Senior High 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.
0.640.41
Fairfax Senior High 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.
58%
50%
Fairfax Senior High 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.
9%
9%
Fairfax Senior 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 $12,903 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)
Graduation Rate60%83%
Los Angeles Unified School District Graduation Rate (2003-2015)
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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