Lawndale High School

14901 S. Inglewood Ave.
Lawndale, CA 90260
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Lawndale High School serves 1,984 students in grades 9-12.
Lawndale 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 16% (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 42% (which is lower than the California state average of 49%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is lower 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: 1,984 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 92% (Top 30% in CA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 16% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 42% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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Attribute

School Overview

Lawndale High School's student population of 1,984 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
The teacher population of 109 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
1,984 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
109 teachers
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School Rankings

Lawndale 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 Lawndale High School is 0.47, 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
#2590 out of 3649 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
16%
34%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
21:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
3%
12%
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Hispanic
70%
56%
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Black
21%
5%
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White
2%
21%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
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Two or more races
4%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.47
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Graduation Rate
92%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
70%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
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 Lawndale High School's ranking?
Lawndale High School is ranked #2590 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?
16% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 34% CA state average), while 42% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% CA state average).
What is the graduation rate of Lawndale High School?
The graduation rate of Lawndale High School is 92%, which is higher than the California state average of 84%.
How many students attend Lawndale High School?
1,984 students attend Lawndale High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
70% of Lawndale High School students are Hispanic, 21% of students are Black, 4% of students are Two or more races, 3% of students are Asian, and 2% of students are White.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Lawndale High School?
Lawndale High School has a student ration of 18:1, which is lower than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Lawndale High School offer ?
Lawndale High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Lawndale High School part of?
Lawndale High School is part of Centinela Valley Union High School District.

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Spring Break (Events)
April 01, 2024 (Monday)
Spring Break-No School 4/1-4/5 (Events)
April 01, 2024 (Monday)

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,984 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 92% (Top 30%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 16% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 42% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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