820 N. Wilcox Ave.
Montebello, CA 90640
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Schurr High School serves 2,711 students in grades 9-12.
Schurr 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 top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 22% (which is lower than the California state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 59% (which is higher than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Schurr High School's student population of 2,711 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 104 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
2,711 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
104 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Schurr High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 9,659 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Schurr High School is 0.19, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#4947 out of 9659 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
22%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Schurr 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.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
26:1
23:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Schurr High School and the public school average student teacher ratio of California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
7%
12%
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Hispanic
90%
54%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Schurr High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
n/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Schurr High School and the percentage of Black public school students in California by year, with the latest 2004-05 school year data.
White
2%
23%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Schurr High School and the percentage of White public school students in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
1%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Schurr High School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in California by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Schurr High School.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score
0.19
This chart display the diversity score of Schurr High School and the public school average diversity score of California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate
89%
84%
This chart display graduation rate of Schurr High School and public school graduation rate of California by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
63%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Schurr High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Schurr High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

School Reviews

  3.00 out of 5  (3 reviews)
5  
Great high school experience!
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I'm very worried about my teen attenting this school, she's coming from a private school, but unfortunatly we cant pay for it now that she is starting high school. I have heard quite a few negative comments about this school. I just went for an orientation in the auditorium and it looked so dirty and old, some of the chairs were broken the curtains were all ripped falling apart, and it was filthy. Anyway i talked to a few parents and students and all they said was really awful. One student mentioned to me that there was always students in the bathroom smoking, a lot of times it was weed, other times having sex. This student was beaten up in the bathroom. Also mentioned that teachers or deans dont do anything. Other students dont even want to use the bathrooms because their scared and so dirty, really really dirty they kept saying. I just hope my teen doesn't have any troubles while attending school, because she is a very nice well behaved.
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2  
There is no consistent program for students at risk. Many students fail because nobody helps them. A lot of self important adults are sitting around every day while dozens of students are sneaking off campus to do who knows what.
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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 2,711 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 26:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 89% (Top 50% in CA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 22% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 59% (Top 30%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.19 (Btm 50%)

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