Henry David Thoreau Continuation High School

Tel: (818)340-4395
  • Henry David Thoreau Continuation High School serves 80 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the CA average of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 80% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 76%.
  • Henry David Thoreau Continuation 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 80 students has declined by 25% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 6 teachers has grown by 100% over five years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students80 students
Henry David Thoreau Continuation High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Henry David Thoreau Continuation High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers6 teachers
Henry David Thoreau Continuation High School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by GradeHenry David Thoreau Continuation High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 36:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.56 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 Ratio13:124:1
Henry David Thoreau Continuation High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2015)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Henry David Thoreau Continuation High School American Indian Students (2005-2013)
Asian
2%
11%
Henry David Thoreau Continuation High School Asian Students (1990-2015)
Hispanic
62%
54%
Henry David Thoreau Continuation High School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
16%
6%
Henry David Thoreau Continuation High School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
20%
24%
Henry David Thoreau Continuation High School White Students (1988-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsHenry David Thoreau Continuation High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.560.41
Henry David Thoreau Continuation High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
58%
50%
Henry David Thoreau Continuation High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2004-2015)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
9%
Henry David Thoreau Continuation High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2003-2015)

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 $12,871 is higher than the state average of $10,238. 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 $10,739. The district spending/student has grown by 13% 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$17 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$12,871$10,238
Los Angeles Unified School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$14,853$10,739
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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