La Serna High School



La Serna High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

La Serna 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
9 663
10 774
11 681
12 720

La Serna High School is a public high school of the Whittier Union High School District located in Whittier, CA. It has 2,838 students in grades 9th through 12th. La Serna High School is the 75th largest public high school in California and the 366th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 28.0 to 1.

Total Students: 2,838
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 28:1
Full Time Teachers: 101.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 366th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in California: 75th out of 2,635
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 2,400th out of 2,608
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 156th out of 2,608

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La Serna High School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 1,427
(50%)
6,064
(49%)
 Male 1,411
(50%)
6,392
(51%)

La Serna High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 2,191
(77%)
10,916
(88%)
 White 490
(17%)
1,059
(9%)
 Asian 110
(4%)
250
(2%)
 Black 32
(1%)
100
(1%)
 Two or More 6
(0%)
86
(1%)
 American Indian 5
(0%)
26
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 4
(0%)
19
(0%)

La Serna High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

Outer ring represents school district
  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,571
(55%)
3,964
(32%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 878
(31%)
6,445
(52%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 389
(14%)
2,047
(16%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

La Serna High School is ranked 289th out of 2,578 ranked schools in California, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of La Serna High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (44.6%) is slightly 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.

La Serna High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 2271
2006 2376
2007 2382
2008 2431
2009 2518
2010 2535
2011 2663
2012 2816
2013 2817
2014 2940
2015 2838

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 24.4
2006 25.2
2007 21.4
2008 25.6
2009 26.8
2010 N/A
2011 29.1
2012 30.3
2013 30.5
2014 29.3
2015 28

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.16600616468516
2006 0.18308080808081
2007 0.1448362720403
2008 0.20485396955985
2009 0.28911834789515
2010 0.35502958579882
2011 0.002628614344724
2012 0.41264204545455
2013 0.42350017749379
2014 0.44081632653061
2015 0.44644115574348

Compare La Serna High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
2,095.7% 21.0:1
 
2,800.0% 28.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 44.6%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 55.7%
 

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