Whitney Young Continuation

3051 W. 52nd St.
Los Angeles, CA 90043
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 34 students in grades 9-12, Whitney Young Continuation ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤20% (which is lower than the California state average of 33%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≤20% (which is lower than the California state average of 47%).
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the California state level of 21:1.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Alternative school
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 34 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • : 20-29% (Btm 50% in CA)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : ≤20% (Btm 50%)
  • : ≤20% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Whitney Young Continuation ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

School Overview

Whitney Young Continuation's student population of 34 students has declined by 38% over five school years.
The teacher population of 2 teachers has declined by 33% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
34 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
2 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Whitney Young Continuation ranks within the bottom 50% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Whitney Young Continuation is 0.51, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (CA)
#7692 out of 9602 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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≤20%
33%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Whitney Young Continuation 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 2021-22 school year data.
≤20%
47%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Whitney Young Continuation 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 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
21:1
This chart displays the student teacher ratio of Whitney Young Continuation and the public school average student teacher ratio of California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
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12%
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Hispanic
38%
56%
This chart displays the percentage of Hispanic students in Whitney Young Continuation and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
59%
5%
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White
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21%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart displays the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in California.
0.51
This chart displays the diversity score of Whitney Young Continuation and the public school average diversity score of California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
20-29%
87%
This chart displays graduation rate of Whitney Young Continuation and public school graduation rate of California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
85%
51%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Whitney Young Continuation and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
7%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Whitney Young Continuation and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Whitney Young Continuation's ranking?
Whitney Young Continuation is ranked #7692 out of 9,602 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in California.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
≤20% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 33% CA state average), while ≤20% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% CA state average).
What is the graduation rate of Whitney Young Continuation?
The graduation rate of Whitney Young Continuation is 20-29%, which is lower than the California state average of 87%.
How many students attend Whitney Young Continuation?
34 students attend Whitney Young Continuation.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
59% of Whitney Young Continuation students are Black, 38% of students are Hispanic, and 3% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Whitney Young Continuation?
Whitney Young Continuation has a student ration of 17:1, which is lower than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Whitney Young Continuation offer ?
Whitney Young Continuation offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Whitney Young Continuation part of?
Whitney Young Continuation is part of Los Angeles Unified School District.
In what neighborhood is Whitney Young Continuation located?
Whitney Young Continuation is located in the South Los Angeles neighborhood of Los Angeles, CA. There are 201 other public schools located in South Los Angeles.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Alternative school
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 34 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • : 20-29% (Btm 50%)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : ≤20% (Btm 50%)
  • : ≤20% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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