West High School

Tel: (310)533-4299
  • West High School serves 2,088 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is higher than the CA average of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 72% of the student body (majority Asian), which is less than the state average of 76%.
  • West High School operates within the Torrance Unified School District.
  • Torrance Unified School District's 99% graduation rate is higher than the CA state average of 83%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 2088 students has declined by 5% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 80 teachers has declined by 6% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,088 students
West High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %West High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers80 teachers
West High School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by GradeWest High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.69 is more 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 Ratio26:124:1
West High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2015)
American Indian
West High School American Indian Students (2008-2013)
West High School Asian Students (1988-2015)
West High School Black Students (1988-2015)
West High School Black Students (1988-2015)
West High School White Students (1988-2015)
West High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2014)
Two or more races
West High School Two Or More Races Students (2009-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsWest High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.690.41
West High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
West High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2015)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
West High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Torrance Unified School District's student population of 23,818 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 99% has decreased from 100% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $8,925 in this district is less than the state average of $10,238. The district revenue/student has declined by 8% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $9,361 is less than the state average of $10,739. The district spending/student has declined by 15% over four years.
School District NameTorrance Unified School District
Number of Schools
Number of Students Managed23,8181,597
Torrance Unified School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate99%83%
Torrance Unified School District Graduation Rate (2003-2015)
District Total Revenue$217 MM$17 MM
Torrance Unified School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$228 MM$18 MM
Torrance Unified School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$8,925$10,238
Torrance Unified School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$9,361$10,739
Torrance Unified School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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