Fairfax High School

7850 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90046 | (323) 370-1200
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 2,512
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School Description

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Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 7850 Melrose Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90046
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 2,512
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 106.9
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 23.5
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 1,266 (50.4%)
  • Females: 1,246 (49.6%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 267 (10.6%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 1,669 (66.4%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 1,936 (77.1%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Fairfax High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian60.2%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Fairfax High School
  Number Percent
7th Grade10.04%
8th Grade50.2%
9th Grade76630.5%
10th Grade66326.4%
11th Grade50320.0%
12th Grade57422.9%
Graduates Information (2010)
Graduation Rate
Teacher Education Background (2009)
Percent With Ph.D.
Percent With Master's Degree
Percent With Bachelor's Degree
Teacher Credentials & Experience (2009)
Percent of Teachers With Credentials: 96.6%
Number of Certificated Staff: 135.0
Average Number of Years of Teacher Experience: 11.7
Average Age
Source: CA Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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