La Puente High School

15615 E. Nelson Ave.
La Puente, CA 91744
(School attendance zone shown in map)
4/
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Bottom 50%
Serving 1,002 students in grades 9-12, La Puente High School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20% (which is lower than the California state average of 40%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 48% (which is lower than the California state average of 51%).
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is equal to the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% 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: 1,002 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • : 98% (Top 5% in CA)
  • : 20%
  • : 48%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

La Puente High School's student population of 1,002 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 47 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
1,002 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
47 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of La Puente High School is 0.08, 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)
(18-19)
20%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of La Puente High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in California by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
(18-19)
48%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of La Puente High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of California by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
21:1
21:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
3%
12%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in La Puente High School and the percentage of Asian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hispanic
96%
56%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in La Puente High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
n/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in La Puente High School and the percentage of Black public school students in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
1%
21%
This chart display the percentage of White students in La Puente High School and the percentage of White public school students in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
0.08
This chart display the diversity score of La Puente High School and the public school average diversity score of California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
98%
84%
This chart display graduation rate of La Puente High School and public school graduation rate of California by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
72%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in La Puente High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in La Puente High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What schools are La Puente High School often compared to?
La Puente High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Glen A. Wilson High School, Los Altos High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
20% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CA state average), while 48% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CA state average).
What is the graduation rate of La Puente High School?
The graduation rate of La Puente High School is 98%, which is higher than the California state average of 84%.
How many students attend La Puente High School?
1,002 students attend La Puente High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
96% of La Puente High School students are Hispanic, 3% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are White.
What is the student:teacher ratio of La Puente High School?
La Puente High School has a student ration of 21:1, which is equal to the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does La Puente High School offer ?
La Puente High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is La Puente High School part of?
La Puente High School is part of Hacienda La Puente Unified School District.

School Reviews

5   10/14/2022
This school is great! The people are nice, students listen to the teacher. This site must be old or something!
- Posted by Student/Alumni - jacoba chen

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,002 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • : 98% (Top 5%)
  • : 20%
  • : 48%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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