Compton High School



Compton High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Compton 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
9 437
10 501
11 452
12 393

Compton High School is a public high school of the Compton Unified School District located in Compton, CA. It has 1,783 students in grades 9th through 12th. Compton High School is the 488th largest public high school in California and the 2,261st largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 22.5 to 1.

Total Students: 1,783
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 22.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 79.14
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 2,261st out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in California: 488th out of 2,635
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 1,583rd out of 2,608
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 434th out of 2,608

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Compton High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 961
(54%)
2,474
(52%)
 Female 822
(46%)
2,297
(48%)

Compton High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 1,480
(83%)
3,843
(81%)
 Black 290
(16%)
866
(18%)
 Pacific Islander 3
(0%)
26
(1%)
 American Indian 3
(0%)
8
(0%)
 White 3
(0%)
9
(0%)
 Two or More 2
(0%)
15
(0%)
 Asian 2
(0%)
4
(0%)

Compton High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 1,361
(76%)
3,662
(77%)
 Not Eligible 334
(19%)
866
(18%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 88
(5%)
243
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Compton High School is ranked 202nd out of 2,578 ranked schools in California, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Compton High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (81.3%) is significantly higher than the state average of 55.7%. 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.

Compton High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 2508
2006 2544
2007 2495
2008 2530
2009 2469
2010 2400
2011 2310
2012 2224
2013 2190
2014 2060
2015 1783

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 27.6
2006 29.2
2007 24.7
2008 29.4
2009 24.4
2010 N/A
2011 24.1
2012 23.2
2013 24.2
2014 22.9
2015 22.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.87878787878788
2006 0.86635220125786
2007 0.52064128256513
2008 0.69090909090909
2009 0.64317537464561
2010 0.73583333333333
2011 0.32467532467532
2012 0.85746402877698
2013 0.90639269406393
2014 0.70582524271845
2015 0.81267526640494

Compare Compton High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
2,095.7% 21.0:1
 
2,250.0% 22.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 55.7%
 
This School 81.3%
 

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