Gardena Senior High School

Tel: (310)354-5000
  • Gardena Senior High School serves 1,586 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is equal to the CA average of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 76%.
  • Gardena 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 1586 students has declined by 6% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 65 teachers has declined by 5% over five years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,586 students
Gender %Gardena Senior High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers65 teachers
Students by GradeGardena Senior High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 has decreased from 25:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.51 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 Ratio24:124:1
Asian
6%
11%
Hispanic
65%
54%
Black
26%
6%
White
1%
24%
Two or more races
2%
4%
All Ethnic GroupsGardena Senior High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.510.41
Eligible for Free Lunch
70%
50%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
9%

District Comparison

  • Los Angeles Unified School District's student population of 633,557 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
1,024
4
Number of Students Managed633,5571,564
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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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Gardena Moneta Continuation High School Alternative School
    Charter School
    Grades: 9-12 | 54 students
    0.3 miles
    1230 W. 177th St.
    Gardena, CA 90248
    (310)354-4951
    0.3 9-12 54
  • Gardena One Hundred Eighty-sixth Street Elementary School Charter School
    Grades: K-5 | 800 students
    0.6 miles
    1581 W. 186th St.
    Gardena, CA 90248
    (310)324-1153
    0.6 K-5 800
  • Inglewood Environmental Charter Middle - Inglewood Charter School
    Grades: 6-7 | 182 students
    1 miles
    3600 W. Imperial Hwy.
    Inglewood, CA 90303
    (310)425-1605
    1 6-7 182
  • Gardena Robert E. Peary Middle School Magnet School
    Charter School
    Grades: 6-8 | 1332 students
    1.1 miles
    1415 W. Gardena Blvd.
    Gardena, CA 90247
    (310)225-4200
    1.1 6-8 1332
  • Torrance Arlington Elementary School Charter School
    Grades: K-5 | 574 students
    1.2 miles
    17800 Van Ness Ave.
    Torrance, CA 90504
    (310)533-4510
    1.2 K-5 574

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Did You Know?
California public schools have a diversity score of 0.41, which is higher than the national average of 0.32. 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.