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
9 468
10 397
11 377
12 344

Gardena Senior High School is a public high school of the Los Angeles Unified School District located in Gardena, CA. It has 1,586 students in grades 9th through 12th. Gardena Senior High School is the 589th largest public high school in California and the 3,012th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 24.3 to 1.

Total Students: 1,586
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 24.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 65.34
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 3,012th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in California: 589th out of 2,635
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 1,916th out of 2,608
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 637th out of 2,608

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Gardena Senior High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 841
(53%)
106,091
(51%)
 Female 745
(47%)
100,811
(49%)

Gardena Senior High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 1,026
(65%)
154,139
(74%)
 Black 410
(26%)
17,936
(9%)
 Asian 84
(5%)
12,770
(6%)
 White 30
(2%)
17,880
(9%)
 Two or More 16
(1%)
3,003
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 14
(1%)
648
(0%)
 American Indian 6
(0%)
526
(0%)

Gardena Senior High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 1,113
(70%)
139,457
(67%)
 Not Eligible 297
(19%)
44,765
(22%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 176
(11%)
22,680
(11%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Gardena Senior High School is ranked 277th out of 2,578 ranked schools in California, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Gardena Senior 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.

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
2013 1650
2014 1598
2015 1586

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
2013 24.4
2014 23.7
2015 24.3

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
2013 0.72484848484848
2014 0.62515644555695
2015 0.81273644388398

Compare Gardena Senior High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
2,095.7% 21.0:1
 
2,430.0% 24.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 55.7%
 
This School 81.3%
 

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Public 09 - 12 1,586 24.3:1  
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