Gardena Senior High School



Gardena Senior High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Gardena Senior High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 504
10 407
11 401
12 379

Gardena Senior High School is a public high school of the Los Angeles Unf School District located in Gardena, CA. It has 1,691 students in grades 9th through 12th. Gardena Senior High School is the 549th largest public high school in California and the 2,487th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 24.7 to 1.

Total Students: 1,691
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 24.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 68.51

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Gardena Senior High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 892
(53%)
111,672
(51%)
 Female 799
(47%)
106,249
(49%)

Gardena Senior High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 1,155
(68%)
159,308
(73%)
 Black 388
(23%)
20,929
(10%)
 Asian 109
(6%)
14,175
(7%)
 Pacific Islander 15
(1%)
747
(0%)
 White 15
(1%)
17,771
(8%)
 American Indian 8
(0%)
1,143
(1%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
3,848
(2%)

Gardena Senior High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 975
(58%)
115,755
(53%)
 Not Eligible 616
(36%)
88,993
(41%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 100
(6%)
13,173
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Gardena Senior High School is ranked 326th out of 0 ranked schools in California, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Gardena Senior High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (63.6%) is slightly higher than the state average of 52.5%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Gardena Senior High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 3524
2006 3390
2007 3181
2008 3161
2009 2806
2010 2299
2011 1895
2012 1691

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 25.6
2006 25.4
2007 19
2008 23.9
2009 25.7
2010 N/A
2011 23.7
2012 24.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.6960839954597
2006 0.62477876106195
2007 0.60452687834014
2008 0.61942423283771
2009 0.67391304347826
2010 0.67681600695955
2011 0.57203166226913
2012 0.63571850975754

Compare Gardena Senior High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
2,116.1% 21.2:1
 
2,470.0% 24.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 52.5%
 
This School 63.6%
 

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Public 09 - 12 1,691 24.7:1  
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