Torrance High School

5.00 5 1 (1 review)
2200 Carson St.
Torrance, CA 90501
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Torrance High School serves 1,954 students in grades 9-12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 53% (which is higher than the California state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 72% (which is higher than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Torrance High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 84% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

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 1,954 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 80 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,954 students
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Total Classroom Teachers80 teachers
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School Comparison

Torrance High School is ranked within the top 20% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Torrance High School is 0.72, which is more 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1531 out of 9602 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
53%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
72%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio24:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
30%
12%
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Hispanic
41%
54%
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Black
4%
5%
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White
16%
23%
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Hawaiian
1%
1%
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Two or more races
8%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.720.64
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Graduation Rate
≥99%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
28%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameTorrance Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to Torrance High School is Gene Drevno Community Day (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Torrance Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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