South Gate Senior High School

  • South Gate Senior High School serves 2,832 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 30:1 is higher than the CA average of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is more than the state average of 76%.
  • South Gate Senior High School operates within the Los Angeles Unified School District.
  • Los Angeles Unified School District's 60% graduation rate is lower than the CA state average of 83%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 2832 students has declined by 14% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 94 teachers has declined by 20% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,832 students
South Gate Senior High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % South Gate Senior High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 94 teachers
South Gate Senior High School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by Grade South Gate Senior High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 30:1 has increased from 28:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.01 is less than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 30:1 24:1
South Gate Senior High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
Asian
n/a
11%
South Gate Senior High School Asian Students (1988-1995)
Hispanic
n/a
54%
South Gate Senior High School Black Students (1990-2014)
Black
n/a
6%
South Gate Senior High School Black Students (1988-2014)
White
n/a
24%
South Gate Senior High School White Students (1989-2007)
Hawaiian
n/a
1%
South Gate Senior High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
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.
0.01 0.41
South Gate Senior 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.
74%
50%
South Gate Senior 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.
11%
9%
South Gate Senior High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Los Angeles Unified School District's student population of 642,303 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 60% has decreased from 92% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $13,106 is higher than the state average of $12,988. The district revenue/student has declined by 7% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $13,054 is higher than the state average of $12,986. The district spending/student has declined by 14% over four years.
School District Name Los Angeles Unified School District
Number of Schools
Managed
988
4
Number of Students Managed 642,303 1,597
Los Angeles Unified School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 60% 83%
Los Angeles Unified School District Graduation Rate (2003-2010)
District Total Revenue $8,569 MM $21 MM
Los Angeles Unified School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $8,535 MM $21 MM
Los Angeles Unified School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $13,106 $12,988
Los Angeles Unified School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $13,054 $12,986
Los Angeles Unified School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

School Notes

  • South Gate High School is located at 3351 Firestone Boulevard in the city of South Gate, California, United States.
  • The school, which serves grades 9 through 12, is a part of the Los Angeles Unified School District. South Gate's school colors are black, white and red. The school mascot is the ram.
  • History: South Gate opened on January of 1930.
  • The Great Marching Ram Band: Recently being awarded 1st place in the South Gate Childrens Lane Parade. They under the direction of Ruben A. Gonzalez Jr. and have become a breath of fresh air in the community. Often said to be the i-pod marching band.
  • Fall Sports: Boys' Basketball (F/S), Cross-Country, Tennis (G)-Captain Daphne Munoz, Captain Assistant Karen Gonzalez, Football, Volleyball (G)-
  • Winter Sports: Basketball (BV), Basketball (GV), Soccer (B/G).
  • Spring Sports: Baseball, Tennis (B)-Co-Captains:Ivan Castillo & Moses Preciado, Volleyball (B), Softball, Swimming- Anabel Ramos, Track and Field (B/G).
  • Clubs: Academic Decathlon; Art Club; Best Budies Club; Bible Club; Chess Club; Inter-Act; Key Club: President-Daysi Alonzo, VP-Grabiela Martinez, Treasurer- Ivan Castillo, Secretary-Angelica Pena, Web Designer- Moses Preciado; MESA Treasurer- Moses Preciado; Model UN; Science and Nature Club; Speech Club: President-Daysi ALonzo; Students Run LA; Youth Action; JSA: President- Julie Morales, Treasurer- Ivan Castillo.

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