La Serna 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
15301 E. Youngwood Dr.
Whittier, CA 90605
Phone
(562) 698-8121
District
WHITTIER UNION HIGH
County
LOS ANGELES COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
2533
Classroom Teachers
96

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to California

8

(10 is best)

Better than 78.4% of CA schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

7

(10 is best)

La Serna High School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 11

80 60 40 20 0
54%
44%
71%
57%
37%
32%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

30 20 10 0
26
25
23
16
    AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL
    AVG FOR DISTRICT
    AVG FOR STATE
    AVG FOR NATION
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 9 643 25.4%
Grade 10 662 26.1%
Grade 11 619 24.4%
Grade 12 609 24.0%
Total 2533 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 13.4% 7.0% 24.4%
Black 1.4% 1.1% 5.7%
Hispanic 80.7% 89.1% 56.5%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 4.2% 2.4% 12.4%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.3% 0.4% 1.0%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 50.1% 71.5% 59.0%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 37.8% 58.0% 52.0%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 12.3% 13.6% 7.1%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 225,393 39,512,223
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 5,585.3 250
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 6.2% 6.2%
5-19 YEARS OLD 19.9% 19.4%
20-44 YEARS OLD 36.1% 35.4%
45-64 YEARS OLD 24.8% 25.0%
65 OR OLDER 13.0% 14.0%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 64,320 13,044,266
Single Parent Households With Children 12.0% 10.7%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 81.0% 83.3%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 19.9% 33.9%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 14.9% 21.1%
$100,000 - $149,999 18.9% 16.6%
$75,000 - $99,999 14.2% 12.4%
$50,000 - $74,999 17.5% 15.5%
$30,000 - $49,999 15.5% 14.3%
$15,000 - $29,999 11.8% 11.2%
$15,000 or less 7.2% 8.9%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,891 $95,070,768 48.9%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,195 $14,397,360 7.4%
Staff $728 $8,770,944 4.5%
General Administration $89 $1,072,272 0.6%
School Administration $515 $6,204,720 3.2%
Operation $1,209 $14,566,032 7.5%
Transportation $257 $3,096,336 1.6%
Other $639 $7,698,672 4.0%
Total Support $4,631 $55,794,288 28.7%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,618 $43,589,664 22.4%
Total Expenditures $16,140 $194,454,720 100.0%
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%