Torrance High School



Torrance High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Torrance High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 1
9 532
10 504
11 538
12 494
UG 2

Torrance High School is a public high school of the Torrance Unified School District located in Torrance, CA. It has 2,071 students in grades 9th through 12th. Torrance High School is the 334th largest public high school in California and the 1,395th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 25.7 to 1.

Total Students: 2,071
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 25.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 80.66
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 1,395th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in California: 334th out of 2,635
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 2,159th out of 2,608
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 412th out of 2,608

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Torrance High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 1,037
(50%)
4,107
(49%)
 Male 1,034
(50%)
4,220
(51%)

Torrance High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 798
(39%)
2,367
(28%)
 Asian 629
(30%)
2,801
(34%)
 White 392
(19%)
2,078
(25%)
 Two or More 150
(7%)
624
(7%)
 Black 79
(4%)
380
(5%)
 Pacific Islander 15
(1%)
52
(1%)
 American Indian 8
(0%)
25
(0%)

Torrance High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,342
(65%)
5,844
(70%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 523
(25%)
1,756
(21%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 206
(10%)
727
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Torrance High School is ranked 579th out of 2,578 ranked schools in California, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Torrance High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (35.2%) is lower than the state average of 55.7%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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.

Torrance High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 2230
2006 2205
2007 2197
2008 2186
2009 2180
2010 2142
2011 2067
2012 2076
2013 2097
2014 2113
2015 2071

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 25.8
2006 23.8
2007 21.5
2008 25.6
2009 28.4
2010 N/A
2011 29.7
2012 28.2
2013 27.5
2014 27
2015 25.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.15336322869955
2006 0.10430839002268
2007 0.15384615384615
2008 0.16102470265325
2009 0.19770642201835
2010 0.22408963585434
2011 0.26898887276246
2012 0.33863198458574
2013 0.32188841201717
2014 0.33459536204449
2015 0.35200386286818

Compare Torrance High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
2,095.7% 21.0:1
 
2,570.0% 25.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 35.2%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 55.7%
 

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