13520 Adelfa Dr.
La Mirada, CA 90638
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
La Mirada High School serves 1,886 students in grades 9-12.
La Mirada High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 28% (which is lower than the California state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 56% (which is higher than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the California state level of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 84% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,886 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 84%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 96% (Top 10% in CA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 28% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 56% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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Attribute

School Overview

La Mirada High School's student population of 1,886 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 81 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
1,886 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
81 teachers
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School Rankings

La Mirada High School 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 La Mirada High School is 0.50, 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
#4642 out of 9659 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
23:1
22:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
11%
12%
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Hispanic
68%
56%
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Black
2%
5%
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White
16%
22%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
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Two or more races
3%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.50
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Graduation Rate
96%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
46%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
6%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is La Mirada High School's ranking?

La Mirada High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for: Highest graduation rate (Top 10%).

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

28% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CA state average), while 56% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CA state average).

What is the graduation rate of La Mirada High School?

The graduation rate of La Mirada High School is 96%, which is higher than the California state average of 84%.

How many students attend La Mirada High School?

1,886 students attend La Mirada High School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

68% of La Mirada High School students are Hispanic, 16% of students are White, 11% of students are Asian, 3% of students are Two or more races, and 2% of students are Black.

What is the student:teacher ratio of La Mirada High School?

La Mirada High School has a student ration of 23:1, which is higher than the California state average of 22:1.

What grades does La Mirada High School offer ?

La Mirada High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,886 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 84%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 96% (Top 10%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 28% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 56% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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