Downey High School

11040 Brookshire Ave, Downey, CA 90241 | (562) 869-7301
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 4,016
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  • Mailing Address: 11040 Brookshire Ave., Downey, CA 90241
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 4,016
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 152.8
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 26.3
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 1,994 (49.7%)
  • Females: 2,022 (50.3%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 722 (18.0%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 1,624 (40.4%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 2,346 (58.4%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Downey High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian190.5%
Black1664.1%
Asian1734.3%
Hispanic3,23880.6%
White41310.3%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Downey High School
  Number Percent
9th Grade1,05426.2%
10th Grade1,05226.2%
11th Grade1,01125.2%
12th Grade85821.4%
Ungraded411.0%
Graduates Information (2010)
Graduation Rate
School:
94.5%
District:
91.2%
State:
78.6%
Teacher Education Background (2009)
Percent With Ph.D.
School:
2.4%
District:
10.3%
Percent With Master's Degree
School:
22.5%
District:
25.9%
Percent With Bachelor's Degree
School:
32.5%
District:
10.3%
Teacher Credentials & Experience (2009)
Percent of Teachers With Emergency Credentials: 0.7%
Percent of Teachers With Credentials: 93.5%
Number of Certificated Staff: 169.0
Average Number of Years of Teacher Experience: 11.5
Average Age
School:
39.8
District:
46.5
Source: CA Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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