San Pedro Senior High School

1001 W. 15th St.
San Pedro, CA 90731
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
San Pedro Senior High School serves 2,677 students in grades 9-12.
San Pedro Senior 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 21-39% (which is approximately equal to the California state average of 34%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-59% (which is approximately equal to the California state average of 49%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 85% 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: 2,677 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 85%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 95% (Top 30% in CA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 21-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40-59% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

School Overview

San Pedro Senior High School's student population of 2,677 students has grown by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 120 teachers has grown by 15% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
2,677 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
120 teachers
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School Rankings

San Pedro Senior 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 San Pedro Senior High School is 0.52, 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
#1919 out of 3649 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
21-39%
34%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-59%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
22:1
21:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
5%
12%
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Hispanic
67%
56%
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Black
8%
5%
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White
15%
21%
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Hawaiian
1%
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
0.52
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Graduation Rate
95%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
52%
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 San Pedro Senior High School's ranking?
San Pedro Senior High School is ranked #1919 out of 3,649 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in California.
What schools are San Pedro Senior High School often compared to?
San Pedro Senior High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Palos Verdes Peninsula High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
21-39% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 34% CA state average), while 40-59% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% CA state average).
What is the graduation rate of San Pedro Senior High School?
The graduation rate of San Pedro Senior High School is 95%, which is higher than the California state average of 84%.
How many students attend San Pedro Senior High School?
2,677 students attend San Pedro Senior High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
67% of San Pedro Senior High School students are Hispanic, 15% of students are White, 8% of students are Black, 5% of students are Asian, 4% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of San Pedro Senior High School?
San Pedro Senior High School has a student ration of 22:1, which is higher than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does San Pedro Senior High School offer ?
San Pedro Senior High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is San Pedro Senior High School part of?
San Pedro Senior High School is part of Los Angeles Unified School District.

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Spring Break
March 25, 2024 (Monday)

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 2,677 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 85%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 95% (Top 30%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 21-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40-59% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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