La Serna High School

15301 E. Youngwood Dr.
Whittier, CA 90605
(School attendance zone shown in map)
9/
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Top 20%
Serving 2,402 students in grades 9-12, La Serna High School ranks in the top 20% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45% (which is higher than the California state average of 34%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 71% (which is higher than the California state average of 49%).
The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is higher than the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 88% 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: 2,402 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 26:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 88%
  • : 98% (Top 5% in CA)
  • : Top 20%
  • : 45% (Top 50%)
  • : 71% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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Attribute

School Overview

La Serna High School's student population of 2,402 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 94 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
2,402 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
94 teachers
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School Rankings

La Serna High School ranks within the top 20% of all 3,649 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of La Serna High School is 0.33, 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)
#632 out of 3649 schools
(Top 20%)
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45%
34%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of La Serna 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 2020-21 school year data.
71%
49%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of La Serna 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 2020-21 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
26:1
21:1
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American Indian
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1%
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Asian
5%
12%
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Hispanic
81%
56%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
12%
21%
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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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0.33
This chart display the diversity score of La Serna 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 Serna High School and public school graduation rate of California by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
36%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
18%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in La Serna 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 is La Serna High School's ranking?
La Serna High School is ranked #632 out of 3,649 schools, which ranks it among the top 20% of public schools in California.
What schools are La Serna High School often compared to?
La Serna High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like California High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
45% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 34% CA state average), while 71% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% CA state average).
What is the graduation rate of La Serna High School?
The graduation rate of La Serna High School is 98%, which is higher than the California state average of 84%.
How many students attend La Serna High School?
2,402 students attend La Serna High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
81% of La Serna High School students are Hispanic, 12% of students are White, 5% of students are Asian, 1% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of La Serna High School?
La Serna High School has a student ration of 26:1, which is higher than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does La Serna High School offer ?
La Serna High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is La Serna High School part of?
La Serna High School is part of Whittier Union High School District.

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Freshman First Day (Events)
August 13, 2024 (Tuesday)
Spring Break (Events)
March 24, 2025 (Monday)
Spring Break (Events)
March 25, 2025 (Tuesday)
Spring Break (Events)
March 26, 2025 (Wednesday)
Spring Break (Events)
March 27, 2025 (Thursday)

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 2,402 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 26:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 88%
  • : 98% (Top 5%)
  • : Top 20%
  • : 45% (Top 50%)
  • : 71% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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