University High School

11800 Texas Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90025 | (310) 914-3500
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 2,226
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Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 11800 Texas Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90025
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: 2,226
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 86.7
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 25.7
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 1,216 (54.6%)
  • Females: 1,010 (45.4%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 225 (10.1%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 1,392 (62.5%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 1,617 (72.6%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
University High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian20.09%
Black36316.3%
Asian26111.7%
Hispanic1,38962.4%
White1878.4%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For University High School
  Number Percent
8th Grade30.1%
9th Grade54524.5%
10th Grade62928.3%
11th Grade61427.6%
12th Grade43519.5%
Graduates Information (2010)
Graduation Rate
School:
77.4%
District:
69.1%
State:
78.6%
Teacher Education Background (2009)
Percent With Master's Degree
School:
13.4%
District:
26.9%
Percent With Bachelor's Degree
School:
20.2%
District:
31.9%
Teacher Credentials & Experience (2009)
Percent of Teachers With Emergency Credentials: 1.0%
Percent of Teachers With Credentials: 100.0%
Number of Certificated Staff: 119.0
Average Number of Years of Teacher Experience: 11.2
Average Age
School:
41.4
District:
46.7
Source: CA Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Test Scores and Performance Information

Overall School Rating

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How is this determined?
The overall school rating shows that University High School performed on average worse than many 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 Geometry
  • CST Integrated/Coordinated Science
  • 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
Program Improvement (PI) Requirement Under NCLB (2010)
First Year PI Requirement was Implemented: 2005-2006
School's Placement Under NCLB: Year 5
ACT Exam Results (2009)
Percent of Students Taking ACT Exam: 17.6%
Average Combined Score: 19.6
Percent Scoring At or Above 21: 37.1%
SAT Exam Results (2009)
Percent of Students Taking SAT Exam: 48.1%
Average Combined Score: 1,393.9
Critical Reading Average: 463.2
Math Average: 465.9
Writing Average: 464.8
Percent Scoring At or Above 1500: 34.0%

CST - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 9 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
CST Algebra I Test
20107.0%11.0%22.0%
20099.0%10.0%21.0%
200815.0%9.0%18.0%
 
CST Algebra II Test
201054.0%42.0%69.0%
200916.0%36.0%65.0%
200854.0%36.0%66.0%
 
CST Biology Test
201079.0%27.0%55.0%
200977.0%23.0%51.0%
200884.0%25.0%52.0%
 
CST English-Language Arts Test
201050.0%36.0%54.0%
200943.0%32.0%50.0%
200843.0%31.0%49.0%
 
CST Geometry Test
201021.0%21.0%46.0%
200912.0%23.0%47.0%
200830.0%19.0%43.0%
 
CST Integrated/Coordinated Science Test
201010.0%13.0%19.0%
20097.0%9.0%15.0%
200812.0%7.0%5.0%
 
CST World History Test
201063.0%21.0%45.0%
200968.0%18.0%41.0%
200864.0%15.0%36.0%
 

Grade 10 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
CST Algebra I Test
20102.0%8.0%12.0%
2009---
20086.0%5.0%9.0%
 
CST Algebra II Test
201014.0%21.0%40.0%
200910.0%18.0%37.0%
200819.0%17.0%36.0%
 
CST Biology Test
201020.0%29.0%38.0%
200924.0%24.0%34.0%
200830.0%23.0%35.0%
 
CST Chemistry Test
201026.0%17.0%47.0%
200939.0%15.0%44.0%
200815.0%13.0%41.0%
 
CST English-Language Arts Test
201034.0%33.0%45.0%
200938.0%31.0%44.0%
200833.0%29.0%41.0%
 
CST Geometry Test
20102.0%6.0%14.0%
20093.0%6.0%14.0%
20086.0%5.0%12.0%
 
CST Science Test
201033.0%32.0%46.0%
200936.0%30.0%44.0%
200832.0%25.0%40.0%
 
CST Summative High School Math Test
201051.0%53.0%75.0%
200960.0%42.0%71.0%
200875.0%44.0%68.0%
 
CST World History Test
201023.0%28.0%42.0%
200922.0%24.0%38.0%
200816.0%19.0%33.0%
 
CST Integrated/Coordinated Science Test
20088.0%2.0%7.0%
 

Grade 11 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
CST Algebra I Test
20104.0%6.0%8.0%
20096.0%6.0%8.0%
20089.0%5.0%5.0%
 
CST Algebra II Test
20102.0%6.0%14.0%
20091.0%6.0%12.0%
20082.0%5.0%11.0%
 
CST Biology Test
201016.0%29.0%46.0%
20096.0%26.0%41.0%
200819.0%26.0%39.0%
 
CST Chemistry Test
201019.0%15.0%30.0%
200914.0%13.0%27.0%
200812.0%11.0%25.0%
 
CST Earth Science Test
201069.0%36.0%32.0%
 
CST English-Language Arts Test
201035.0%34.0%42.0%
200932.0%32.0%40.0%
200835.0%27.0%37.0%
 
CST Geometry Test
20102.0%3.0%6.0%
20091.0%3.0%7.0%
20081.0%2.0%6.0%
 
CST Physics Test
201011.0%26.0%53.0%
20095.0%22.0%50.0%
20083.0%19.0%47.0%
 
CST Summative High School Math Test
201027.0%31.0%50.0%
200923.0%27.0%47.0%
200824.0%25.0%43.0%
 
CST U.S. History Test
201033.0%33.0%45.0%
200929.0%31.0%44.0%
200826.0%25.0%38.0%
 
CST World History Test
201011.0%14.0%15.0%
20099.0%8.0%11.0%
 

End of Course - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
CST Algebra I Test
20106.0%22.0%31.0%
20097.0%19.0%28.0%
200813.0%17.0%25.0%
 
CST Algebra II Test
201011.0%16.0%31.0%
20097.0%15.0%28.0%
200814.0%13.0%27.0%
 
CST Biology Test
201030.0%28.0%46.0%
200929.0%24.0%42.0%
200836.0%24.0%42.0%
 
CST Chemistry Test
201020.0%16.0%38.0%
200919.0%14.0%36.0%
200813.0%12.0%32.0%
 
CST Earth Science Test
201041.0%30.0%33.0%
 
CST Geometry Test
20107.0%14.0%27.0%
20095.0%14.0%26.0%
200812.0%11.0%24.0%
 
CST Integrated/Coordinated Science Test
201010.0%3.0%16.0%
20097.0%7.0%13.0%
200812.0%2.0%11.0%
 
CST Physics Test
201012.0%24.0%49.0%
20096.0%20.0%46.0%
20083.0%18.0%43.0%
 
CST Summative High School Math Test
201033.0%35.0%54.0%
200932.0%30.0%50.0%
200829.0%29.0%47.0%
 
CST World History Test
201029.0%27.0%41.0%
200927.0%23.0%38.0%
200822.0%18.0%33.0%
 
Source: CA Department of Education 2009-2010

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