Whitney Young Continuation High School

  • Whitney Young Continuation High School serves 49 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the CA average of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 76%.
  • 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 49 students has declined by 23% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 4 teachers has grown by 33% over five years.
School TypeAlternative school / Charter School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students49 students
Gender %Whitney Young Continuation High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers4 teachers
Students by GradeWhitney Young Continuation High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 21:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.35 is less than the state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School(CA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio12:124:1
American Indian
2%
1%
Hispanic
12%
54%
Black
80%
6%
White
4%
24%
Two or more races
2%
4%
All Ethnic GroupsWhitney Young Continuation High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.350.64
Eligible for Free Lunch
81%
50%

District Comparison

  • Los Angeles Unified School District's student population of 634,993 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 60% has increased from 47% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $12,871 is higher than the state average of $11,240. 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 $11,537. The district spending/student has grown by 13% over four years.
School District NameLos Angeles Unified School District
Number of Schools
Managed
1,026
4
Number of Students Managed634,9931,558
Los Angeles Unified School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
Graduation Rate60%83%
Los Angeles Unified School District Graduation Rate (2003-2016)
District Total Revenue$8,437 MM$18 MM
Los Angeles Unified School District District Total Revenue (1992-2016)
District Spending$9,736 MM$18 MM
Los Angeles Unified School District District Spending (1992-2016)
District Revenue / Student$12,871$11,240
Los Angeles Unified School District District Revenue / Student (1997-2016)
District Spending / Student$14,853$11,537
Los Angeles Unified School District District Spending / Student (1997-2016)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2016 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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