Jordan High School

6500 Atlantic Ave.
Long Beach, CA 90805
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Jordan High School serves 2,315 students in grades 9-12.
Jordan High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 12% (which is lower than the California state average of 34%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35% (which is lower than the California state average of 49%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher 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 (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 2,315 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 84% (Btm 50% in CA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 12% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 35% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Jordan High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

Category
Attribute
Most improved public schools

School Overview

Jordan High School's student population of 2,315 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 99 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
2,315 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
99 teachers
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School Rankings

Jordan High School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Jordan High School is 0.38, 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
#2862 out of 3649 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
12%
34%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
23:1
21:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
4%
12%
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Hispanic
78%
56%
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Black
13%
5%
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White
2%
21%
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Hawaiian
2%
n/a
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Two or more races
1%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.38
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Graduation Rate
84%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
64%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
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 Jordan High School's ranking?
Jordan High School is ranked #2862 out of 3,649 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in California.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
12% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 34% CA state average), while 35% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% CA state average).
What is the graduation rate of Jordan High School?
The graduation rate of Jordan High School is 84%, which is equal to the California state average of 84%.
How many students attend Jordan High School?
2,315 students attend Jordan High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
78% of Jordan High School students are Hispanic, 13% of students are Black, 4% of students are Asian, 2% of students are White, 2% of students are Hawaiian, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Jordan High School?
Jordan High School has a student ration of 23:1, which is higher than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Jordan High School offer ?
Jordan High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Jordan High School part of?
Jordan High School is part of Long Beach Unified School District.

School Reviews

5   3/15/2010
It has it's moments, but overall its an ok school to go to and have fun
- Posted by Student/Alumni - suckt

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 2,315 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 84% (Btm 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 12% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 35% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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