Whitney Young Continuation High School

Tel: (323)296-3258
  • Whitney Young Continuation High School serves 63 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the CA average of 24:1.
  • Whitney Young Continuation 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 63 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 4 teachers has grown by 33% over five years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students63 students
Whitney Young Continuation High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Whitney Young Continuation High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers4 teachers
Whitney Young Continuation High School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by GradeWhitney Young Continuation High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 21:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.45 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 Ratio16:124:1
Whitney Young Continuation High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2015)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Whitney Young Continuation High School American Indian Students (2010-2011)
Asian
n/a
11%
Whitney Young Continuation High School Asian Students (1994-1997)
Hispanic
32%
54%
Whitney Young Continuation High School Black Students (1991-2015)
Black
67%
6%
Whitney Young Continuation High School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
n/a
24%
Whitney Young Continuation High School White Students (2002-2011)
Two or more races
1%
3%
Whitney Young Continuation High School Two Or More Races Students (2009-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsWhitney Young Continuation High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.450.41
Whitney Young Continuation High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
74%
50%
Whitney Young Continuation High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1996-2015)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
9%
Whitney Young Continuation High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2006-2015)

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 94% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $12,871 is higher than the state average of $10,238. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $14,853 is higher than the state average of $10,739. The district spending/student has grown by 13% over four years.
School District NameLos Angeles Unified School District
Number of Schools
Managed
988
4
Number of Students Managed642,3031,597
Los Angeles Unified School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate60%83%
Los Angeles Unified School District Graduation Rate (2003-2015)
District Total Revenue$8,437 MM$17 MM
Los Angeles Unified School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$9,736 MM$18 MM
Los Angeles Unified School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$12,871$10,238
Los Angeles Unified School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$14,853$10,739
Los Angeles 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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