David Starr Jordan High School

2265 East 103rd St, Los Angeles, CA 90002 | (323) 568-4100
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 1,547
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 2265 East 103rd St., Los Angeles, CA 90002
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: 1,547
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 71.3
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 21.7
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 761 (49.2%)
  • Females: 786 (50.8%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 47 (3.0%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 1,189 (76.9%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 1,236 (79.9%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
David Starr Jordan High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian50.3%
Black30519.7%
Asian30.2%
Hispanic1,22979.4%
White20.1%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For David Starr Jordan High School
  Number Percent
7th Grade10.06%
8th Grade40.3%
9th Grade44528.8%
10th Grade41326.7%
11th Grade35422.9%
12th Grade33021.3%
Graduates Information (2010)
Graduation Rate
School:
55.5%
District:
69.1%
State:
78.6%
Teacher Education Background (2009)
Percent With Ph.D.
School:
3.6%
District:
3.7%
Percent With Master's Degree
School:
12.5%
District:
26.9%
Percent With Bachelor's Degree
School:
20.5%
District:
31.9%
Teacher Credentials & Experience (2009)
Percent of Teachers With Emergency Credentials: 1.0%
Percent of Teachers With Credentials: 93.9%
Number of Certificated Staff: 112.0
Average Number of Years of Teacher Experience: 7.5
Average Age
School:
42.3
District:
46.7
Source: CA Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Overall Rating: 5

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1 review for David Starr Jordan High School

  • Reviewed by Former Student on January 28, 2010
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • I went to this school, graduated, worked for the City Of Los Angeles for 37 years. I had a great career. Regardless of where you go to school if you apply yourself YOU WILL BE SUCCESSFUL

Test Scores and Performance Information

Overall School Rating

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How is this determined?
The overall school rating shows that David Starr Jordan High School performed on average much worse than most 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 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
Program Improvement (PI) Requirement Under NCLB (2010)
First Year PI Requirement was Implemented: 1997-1998
School's Placement Under NCLB: Year 5
ACT Exam Results (2009)
Percent of Students Taking ACT Exam: 21.5%
Average Combined Score: 15.6
Percent Scoring At or Above 21: 8.8%
SAT Exam Results (2009)
Percent of Students Taking SAT Exam: 34.5%
Average Combined Score: 1,107.9
Critical Reading Average: 368.7
Math Average: 363.1
Writing Average: 376.1
Percent Scoring At or Above 1500: 5.5%

CST - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 9 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
CST Algebra I Test
20102.0%11.0%22.0%
20094.0%10.0%21.0%
20087.0%9.0%18.0%
 
CST Biology Test
201013.0%27.0%55.0%
20096.0%23.0%51.0%
20089.0%25.0%52.0%
 
CST English-Language Arts Test
201014.0%36.0%54.0%
200912.0%32.0%50.0%
200817.0%31.0%49.0%
 
CST Geometry Test
20102.0%21.0%46.0%
 
CST General Mathematics Test
200816.0%11.0%18.0%
 

Grade 10 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
CST Algebra II Test
20103.0%21.0%40.0%
20093.0%18.0%37.0%
200815.0%17.0%36.0%
 
CST Biology Test
20105.0%29.0%38.0%
20092.0%24.0%34.0%
20086.0%23.0%35.0%
 
CST Chemistry Test
20108.0%17.0%47.0%
20096.0%15.0%44.0%
 
CST English-Language Arts Test
20109.0%33.0%45.0%
200913.0%31.0%44.0%
200812.0%29.0%41.0%
 
CST Science Test
20108.0%32.0%46.0%
200913.0%30.0%44.0%
200811.0%25.0%40.0%
 
CST World History Test
20105.0%28.0%42.0%
20099.0%24.0%38.0%
200810.0%19.0%33.0%
 
CST Algebra I Test
20091.0%6.0%11.0%
 

Grade 11 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
CST Algebra II Test
20102.0%6.0%14.0%
2009---
20081.0%5.0%11.0%
 
CST Biology Test
201011.0%29.0%46.0%
20098.0%26.0%41.0%
20087.0%26.0%39.0%
 
CST Chemistry Test
20101.0%15.0%30.0%
20091.0%13.0%27.0%
 
CST Earth Science Test
201058.0%36.0%32.0%
200934.0%34.0%26.0%
 
CST English-Language Arts Test
201014.0%34.0%42.0%
200911.0%32.0%40.0%
20089.0%27.0%37.0%
 
CST Geometry Test
20101.0%3.0%6.0%
 
CST Summative High School Math Test
20107.0%31.0%50.0%
2009---
20089.0%25.0%43.0%
 
CST U.S. History Test
201016.0%33.0%45.0%
200911.0%31.0%44.0%
200815.0%25.0%38.0%
 
CST World History Test
201013.0%14.0%15.0%
20099.0%8.0%11.0%
 

End of Course - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
CST Algebra I Test
20102.0%22.0%31.0%
20093.0%19.0%28.0%
20087.0%17.0%25.0%
 
CST Algebra II Test
20102.0%16.0%31.0%
20091.0%15.0%28.0%
20084.0%13.0%27.0%
 
CST Biology Test
201011.0%28.0%46.0%
20095.0%24.0%42.0%
20088.0%24.0%42.0%
 
CST Chemistry Test
20105.0%16.0%38.0%
20093.0%14.0%36.0%
 
CST Earth Science Test
201058.0%30.0%33.0%
200932.0%25.0%28.0%
 
CST Geometry Test
20101.0%14.0%27.0%
2009---
20081.0%11.0%24.0%
 
CST Summative High School Math Test
20107.0%35.0%54.0%
2009---
20088.0%29.0%47.0%
 
CST World History Test
20106.0%27.0%41.0%
20099.0%23.0%38.0%
20089.0%18.0%33.0%
 
CST General Mathematics Test
200816.0%15.0%27.0%
 
Source: CA Department of Education 2009-2010

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