La Mirada High School

13520 Adelfa Dr, La Mirada, CA 90638 | (562) 868-0431
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 2,237
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School Description

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Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 13520 Adelfa Dr., La Mirada, CA 90638
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 2,237
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 84.2
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 26.6
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 1,122 (50.2%)
  • Females: 1,115 (49.8%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 138 (6.2%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 406 (18.1%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 544 (24.3%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
La Mirada High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian10.04%
Black863.8%
Asian2159.6%
Hispanic1,25155.9%
White63928.6%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For La Mirada High School
  Number Percent
8th Grade30.1%
9th Grade60226.9%
10th Grade57225.6%
11th Grade56925.4%
12th Grade49121.9%
Graduates Information (2010)
Graduation Rate
School:
90.0%
District:
76.5%
State:
78.6%
Teacher Education Background (2009)
Percent With Master's Degree
School:
11.0%
District:
10.0%
Percent With Bachelor's Degree
School:
26.0%
District:
17.5%
Teacher Credentials & Experience (2009)
Percent of Teachers With Emergency Credentials: 11.5%
Percent of Teachers With Credentials: 88.5%
Number of Certificated Staff: 100.0
Average Number of Years of Teacher Experience: 12.2
Average Age
School:
42.8
District:
47.1
Source: CA Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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2 reviews for La Mirada High School

  • Reviewed by Staff Member on March 08, 2010
  • Rating: 1 (1 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • the principle ,vice principle , counselors, teachers, and security are trash, and can care less about the students trust me, this school was very structured and pathetic, in my opinion. nothing but useless staff there.
  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on October 14, 2009
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • the school is to wihte

Test Scores and Performance Information

Overall School Rating

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How is this determined?
The overall school rating shows that La Mirada High School performed on average about the same as other schools across the state on CST state exams in the following subjects:
  • CST Algebra I
  • CST Algebra II
  • CST Biology
  • CST Chemistry
  • CST Earth Science
  • CST English-Language Arts
  • CST General Mathematics
  • CST Geometry
  • CST Physics
  • CST Science
  • CST Summative High School Math
  • CST U.S. History
  • CST World History
AYP Results (2010)
Overall AYP Met: No
ELA AYP Met: No
Math AYP Met: No
ACT Exam Results (2009)
Percent of Students Taking ACT Exam: 13.9%
Average Combined Score: 21.4
Percent Scoring At or Above 21: 57.4%
SAT Exam Results (2009)
Percent of Students Taking SAT Exam: 30.9%
Average Combined Score: 1,476.6
Critical Reading Average: 489.8
Math Average: 496.8
Writing Average: 490.0
Percent Scoring At or Above 1500: 44.4%

CST - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 9 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
CST Algebra I Test
201025.0%14.0%22.0%
200916.0%10.0%21.0%
200811.0%5.0%18.0%
 
CST Algebra II Test
201067.0%65.0%69.0%
200961.0%61.0%65.0%
200851.0%51.0%66.0%
 
CST Biology Test
201086.0%78.0%55.0%
200975.0%69.0%51.0%
200886.0%61.0%52.0%
 
CST Earth Science Test
201037.0%34.0%35.0%
200928.0%25.0%29.0%
200835.0%29.0%31.0%
 
CST English-Language Arts Test
201064.0%51.0%54.0%
200951.0%45.0%50.0%
200854.0%43.0%49.0%
 
CST Geometry Test
201055.0%39.0%46.0%
200939.0%32.0%47.0%
200830.0%20.0%43.0%
 
CST World History Test
201089.0%85.0%45.0%
200973.0%66.0%41.0%
200889.0%80.0%36.0%
 
CST General Mathematics Test
20086.0%5.0%18.0%
 

Grade 10 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
CST Algebra I Test
20109.0%8.0%12.0%
200912.0%7.0%11.0%
20087.0%4.0%9.0%
 
CST Algebra II Test
201045.0%34.0%40.0%
200921.0%18.0%37.0%
200820.0%17.0%36.0%
 
CST Biology Test
201038.0%25.0%38.0%
200932.0%19.0%34.0%
200842.0%27.0%35.0%
 
CST Chemistry Test
201042.0%43.0%47.0%
200958.0%35.0%44.0%
200845.0%38.0%41.0%
 
CST English-Language Arts Test
201050.0%39.0%45.0%
200942.0%33.0%44.0%
200841.0%32.0%41.0%
 
CST Geometry Test
201014.0%9.0%14.0%
200912.0%4.0%14.0%
20086.0%3.0%12.0%
 
CST Science Test
201048.0%36.0%46.0%
200946.0%33.0%44.0%
200847.0%32.0%40.0%
 
CST Summative High School Math Test
201062.0%57.0%75.0%
200946.0%39.0%71.0%
200834.0%37.0%68.0%
 
CST World History Test
201040.0%32.0%42.0%
200937.0%26.0%38.0%
200835.0%23.0%33.0%
 
CST Earth Science Test
200931.0%13.0%23.0%
200835.0%19.0%23.0%
 

Grade 11 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
CST Algebra I Test
201013.0%7.0%8.0%
200913.0%5.0%8.0%
 
CST Algebra II Test
201018.0%8.0%14.0%
200911.0%5.0%12.0%
20088.0%3.0%11.0%
 
CST Biology Test
201033.0%20.0%46.0%
200927.0%16.0%41.0%
200830.0%16.0%39.0%
 
CST Chemistry Test
201024.0%14.0%30.0%
200930.0%15.0%27.0%
200817.0%10.0%25.0%
 
CST English-Language Arts Test
201052.0%35.0%42.0%
200947.0%30.0%40.0%
200842.0%27.0%37.0%
 
CST Geometry Test
201018.0%9.0%6.0%
20099.0%3.0%7.0%
20082.0%1.0%6.0%
 
CST Physics Test
201070.0%39.0%53.0%
200958.0%57.0%50.0%
200850.0%30.0%47.0%
 
CST Summative High School Math Test
201031.0%29.0%50.0%
200929.0%25.0%47.0%
200823.0%18.0%43.0%
 
CST U.S. History Test
201059.0%38.0%45.0%
200959.0%34.0%44.0%
200848.0%28.0%38.0%
 
CST Earth Science Test
200914.0%18.0%26.0%
200810.0%16.0%28.0%
 
CST World History Test
200841.0%13.0%9.0%
 

End of Course - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
CST Algebra I Test
201019.0%19.0%31.0%
200915.0%19.0%28.0%
20089.0%13.0%25.0%
 
CST Algebra II Test
201040.0%24.0%31.0%
200925.0%14.0%28.0%
200821.0%13.0%27.0%
 
CST Biology Test
201048.0%32.0%46.0%
200937.0%24.0%42.0%
200845.0%28.0%42.0%
 
CST Chemistry Test
201029.0%23.0%38.0%
200936.0%21.0%36.0%
200823.0%18.0%32.0%
 
CST Earth Science Test
201037.0%32.0%33.0%
200928.0%24.0%28.0%
200834.0%27.0%28.0%
 
CST Geometry Test
201026.0%20.0%27.0%
200922.0%17.0%26.0%
200816.0%12.0%24.0%
 
CST Physics Test
201072.0%40.0%49.0%
200958.0%55.0%46.0%
200850.0%30.0%43.0%
 
CST Summative High School Math Test
201040.0%35.0%54.0%
200933.0%27.0%50.0%
200827.0%23.0%47.0%
 
CST World History Test
201047.0%34.0%41.0%
200940.0%28.0%38.0%
200839.0%24.0%33.0%
 
CST General Mathematics Test
20086.0%16.0%27.0%
 
Source: CA Department of Education 2009-2010

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