Torrance High School

  • Torrance High School serves 2,022 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 50% (which is higher than the California state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 74% (which is higher than the California state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 83% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 76%.

Top Placements

Torrance High School places among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

School Overview

  • Torrance High School's student population of 2,022 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 82 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,022 students
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Total Classroom Teachers82 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Torrance High School's student:teacher ratio of 25:1 has decreased from 27:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Torrance High School is 0.71, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall School Rank#1770 out of 9,595 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Torrance 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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
74%
48%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Torrance High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio25:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
31%
11%
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Hispanic
41%
54%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Torrance High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
3%
6%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Torrance High School and the percentage of Black public school students in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
17%
24%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Torrance High School and the percentage of White public school students in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/an/a
This chart display the percentage of Hawaiian students in Torrance High School and the percentage of Hawaiian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Two or more races
8%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Torrance High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.710.41
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Graduation Rate≥99%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
20%
49%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Torrance High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Torrance High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameTorrance Unified School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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