611 S. Carondelet St.
Los Angeles, CA 90057
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Harold Mcalister High (Opportunity) serves 103 students in grades 6-12.
Harold Mcalister High (Opportunity) placed in the top 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is <50% (which is higher than the California state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is <50% (which is lower than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the California state level of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Alternative school
  • Grades: 6-12
  • Students: 103 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 30-39% (Btm 50% in CA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : <50% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : <50% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Harold Mcalister High (Opportunity)'s student population of 103 students has declined by 18% 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
103 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 50% of all 9,659 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Harold Mcalister High (Opportunity) is 0.31, 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#3268 out of 9659 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
<50%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
<50%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
22:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
12%
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Hispanic
82%
56%
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Black
14%
5%
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White
2%
22%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.31
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Graduation Rate
30-39%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
90%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (17-18)
3%
9%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Alternative school
  • Grades: 6-12
  • Students: 103 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 30-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : <50% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : <50% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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