Harold Mcalister High (Opportunity)

611 S. Carondelet St.
Los Angeles, CA 90057
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Harold Mcalister High (Opportunity) serves 86 students in grades 6-12.
Harold Mcalister High (Opportunity) placed in the top 30% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is <50% (which is higher than the California state average of 34%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is <50% (which is higher than the California state average of 49%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2023-24)

  • School Type: Alternative school
  • Grades: 6-12
  • Enrollment: 86 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 30-39% (Btm 50% in CA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : <50% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : <50% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Harold Mcalister High (Opportunity) ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

School Overview

Harold Mcalister High (Opportunity)'s student population of 86 students has declined by 31% over five school years.
The teacher population of 8 teachers has declined by 27% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-12
Total Students
86 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
8 teachers
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School Rankings

Harold Mcalister High (Opportunity) is ranked within the top 30% of all 3,649 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Harold Mcalister High (Opportunity) is 0.30, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#840 out of 3649 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
<50%
34%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
<50%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
21:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
12%
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Hispanic
83%
56%
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Black
13%
5%
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White
2%
21%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.30
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Graduation Rate
30-39%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
84%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
7%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Harold Mcalister High (Opportunity)'s ranking?
Harold Mcalister High (Opportunity) is ranked #840 out of 3,649 schools, which ranks it among the top 30% of public schools in California.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
<50% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 34% CA state average), while <50% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% CA state average).
What is the graduation rate of Harold Mcalister High (Opportunity)?
The graduation rate of Harold Mcalister High (Opportunity) is 30-39%, which is lower than the California state average of 84%.
How many students attend Harold Mcalister High (Opportunity)?
86 students attend Harold Mcalister High (Opportunity).
What is the racial composition of the student body?
83% of Harold Mcalister High (Opportunity) students are Hispanic, 13% of students are Black, 2% of students are White, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Harold Mcalister High (Opportunity)?
Harold Mcalister High (Opportunity) has a student ration of 11:1, which is lower than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Harold Mcalister High (Opportunity) offer ?
Harold Mcalister High (Opportunity) offers enrollment in grades 6-12
What school district is Harold Mcalister High (Opportunity) part of?
Harold Mcalister High (Opportunity) is part of Los Angeles Unified School District.

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Quick Stats (2023-24)

  • School Type: Alternative school
  • Grades: 6-12
  • Enrollment: 86 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 30-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : <50% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : <50% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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