Van Nuys Senior High School

Serves grades 9 - 12

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
6535 Cedros Ave.
Van Nuys, CA 91411
Phone
(818) 778-6800
District
LOS ANGELES UNIFIED
County
LOS ANGELES COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
Yes
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
2634
Classroom Teachers
116

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to California

8

(10 is best)

Better than 70.1% of CA schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

6

(10 is best)

Van Nuys Senior High School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 11

70 60 50 40 30 20 10 0
80 60 40 20 0
47%
44%
58%
57%
35%
32%
47%
44%
58%
57%
35%
32%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

30 25 20 15 10 5 0
23
23
23
16
    AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL
    AVG FOR DISTRICT
    AVG FOR STATE
    AVG FOR NATION
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 9 786 29.8%
Grade 10 707 26.8%
Grade 11 606 23.0%
Grade 12 535 20.3%
Total 2634 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 12.0% 11.0% 24.4%
Black 4.1% 8.4% 5.7%
Hispanic 64.4% 73.7% 56.5%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 18.8% 6.4% 12.4%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.8% 0.5% 1.0%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 75.9% 79.4% 59.0%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 69.9% 73.4% 52.0%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 6.0% 6.0% 7.1%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 4,714,952 39,512,223
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 6,801.1 250
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 6.1% 6.2%
5-19 YEARS OLD 18.1% 19.4%
20-44 YEARS OLD 39.6% 35.4%
45-64 YEARS OLD 24.2% 25.0%
65 OR OLDER 12.0% 14.0%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 1,598,640 13,044,266
Single Parent Households With Children 12.0% 10.7%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 75.4% 83.3%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 31.6% 33.9%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 14.8% 21.1%
$100,000 - $149,999 13.6% 16.6%
$75,000 - $99,999 11.1% 12.4%
$50,000 - $74,999 16.0% 15.5%
$30,000 - $49,999 16.8% 14.3%
$15,000 - $29,999 14.8% 11.2%
$15,000 or less 12.8% 8.9%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,918 $4,995,640,396 50.8%
Support Expenditures
Student $733 $462,465,826 4.7%
Staff $991 $625,243,702 6.4%
General Administration $93 $58,675,746 0.6%
School Administration $983 $620,196,326 6.3%
Operation $1,382 $871,934,204 8.9%
Transportation $280 $176,658,160 1.8%
Other $564 $355,840,008 3.6%
Total Support $5,026 $3,171,013,972 32.3%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,627 $1,657,432,094 16.9%
Total Expenditures $15,572 $9,824,717,384 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,110 $44,207,610,675 49.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $715 $4,444,735,486 5.0%
Staff $719 $4,472,549,320 5.0%
General Administration $117 $729,380,980 0.8%
School Administration $789 $4,904,545,120 5.5%
Operation $1,125 $6,991,988,357 7.9%
Transportation $265 $1,645,794,048 1.8%
Other $639 $3,971,963,894 4.5%
Total Support $4,368 $27,160,605,411 30.5%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,836 $17,635,368,261 19.8%
Total Expenditures $14,315 $89,004,272,569 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,838 $346,122,956,267 50.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $679 $34,352,975,349 5.0%
Staff $546 $27,656,793,506 4.0%
General Administration $224 $11,359,077,651 1.7%
School Administration $657 $33,237,901,128 4.9%
Operation $1,054 $53,333,273,914 7.8%
Transportation $473 $23,948,272,674 3.5%
Other $420 $21,254,923,139 3.1%
Total Support $4,053 $205,142,872,671 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,612 $132,190,575,207 19.3%
Total Expenditures $13,503 $683,455,649,655 100.0%