La Serna High School

  • La Serna High School serves 2,940 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 29:1 is higher than the CA average of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 82% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 76%.
  • La Serna High School operates within the Whittier Union High School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 2940 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 100 teachers has grown by 7% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,940 students
La Serna High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %La Serna High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers100 teachers
La Serna High School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by GradeLa Serna High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(CA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio29:124:1
La Serna High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2015)
American Indian
n/a
1%
La Serna High School American Indian Students (1990-1992)
Asian
4%
11%
La Serna High School Asian Students (1990-2014)
Hispanic
78%
54%
La Serna High School Black Students (1990-2014)
Black
n/a
6%
La Serna High School Black Students (1991-2014)
White
18%
24%
La Serna High School White Students (1990-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.360.64
La Serna High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
30%
50%
La Serna High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
13%
9%
La Serna High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Whittier Union High School District's student population of 12,921 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $11,969 is higher than the state average of $10,238. The district revenue/student has declined by 10% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $12,304 is higher than the state average of $10,739. The district spending/student has declined by 9% over four years.
School District NameWhittier Union High School District
Number of Schools
Managed
7
4
Number of Students Managed12,9211,597
Whittier Union High School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Raten/a83%
Whittier Union High School District Graduation Rate (2003-2005)
District Total Revenue$161 MM$17 MM
Whittier Union High School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$166 MM$18 MM
Whittier Union High School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$11,969$10,238
Whittier Union High School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$12,304$10,739
Whittier Union High 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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    1.1 miles
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    WhittierCA 90603
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