Westchester High School

7400 West Manchester Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90045 | (310) 338-2400
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 1,702
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School Description

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Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 7400 West Manchester Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90045
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: 1,702
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 71.8
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 23.7
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 954 (56.1%)
  • Females: 748 (43.9%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 180 (10.6%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 774 (45.5%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 954 (56.1%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Westchester High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian70.4%
Black1,24273.0%
Asian362.1%
Hispanic26115.3%
White1378.0%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Westchester High School
  Number Percent
8th Grade50.3%
9th Grade52430.8%
10th Grade42224.8%
11th Grade35520.9%
12th Grade39623.3%
Graduates Information (2010)
Graduation Rate
School:
83.2%
District:
69.1%
State:
78.6%
Teacher Education Background (2009)
Percent With Ph.D.
School:
3.2%
District:
3.7%
Percent With Master's Degree
School:
19.1%
District:
26.9%
Percent With Bachelor's Degree
School:
9.6%
District:
31.9%
Teacher Credentials & Experience (2009)
Percent of Teachers With Credentials: 98.8%
Number of Certificated Staff: 94.0
Average Number of Years of Teacher Experience: 13.0
Average Age
School:
48.0
District:
46.7
Source: CA Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Test Scores and Performance Information

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How is this determined?
The overall school rating shows that Westchester 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 General Mathematics
  • 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
ACT Exam Results (2009)
Percent of Students Taking ACT Exam: 27.0%
Average Combined Score: 18.4
Percent Scoring At or Above 21: 25.5%
SAT Exam Results (2009)
Percent of Students Taking SAT Exam: 55.7%
Average Combined Score: 1,300.1
Critical Reading Average: 439.5
Math Average: 426.8
Writing Average: 433.8
Percent Scoring At or Above 1500: 22.3%

CST - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 9 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
CST Algebra I Test
201011.0%11.0%22.0%
200911.0%10.0%21.0%
200811.0%9.0%18.0%
 
CST Algebra II Test
201020.0%42.0%69.0%
200915.0%36.0%65.0%
200812.0%36.0%66.0%
 
CST Biology Test
201046.0%27.0%55.0%
200923.0%23.0%51.0%
200836.0%25.0%52.0%
 
CST English-Language Arts Test
201041.0%36.0%54.0%
200937.0%32.0%50.0%
200834.0%31.0%49.0%
 
CST Geometry Test
201013.0%21.0%46.0%
20093.0%23.0%47.0%
200820.0%19.0%43.0%
 
CST Integrated/Coordinated Science Test
20102.0%13.0%19.0%
20092.0%9.0%15.0%
20085.0%7.0%5.0%
 
CST World History Test
201044.0%21.0%45.0%
200944.0%18.0%41.0%
200825.0%15.0%36.0%
 
CST General Mathematics Test
20097.0%13.0%17.0%
200832.0%11.0%18.0%
 

Grade 10 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
CST Algebra I Test
20104.0%8.0%12.0%
20092.0%6.0%11.0%
20083.0%5.0%9.0%
 
CST Algebra II Test
20103.0%21.0%40.0%
20092.0%18.0%37.0%
20081.0%17.0%36.0%
 
CST Biology Test
201016.0%29.0%38.0%
200918.0%24.0%34.0%
200822.0%23.0%35.0%
 
CST Chemistry Test
20104.0%17.0%47.0%
20092.0%15.0%44.0%
20083.0%13.0%41.0%
 
CST English-Language Arts Test
201030.0%33.0%45.0%
200929.0%31.0%44.0%
200824.0%29.0%41.0%
 
CST Geometry Test
20107.0%6.0%14.0%
20092.0%6.0%14.0%
20083.0%5.0%12.0%
 
CST Integrated/Coordinated Science Test
20108.0%6.0%14.0%
 
CST Science Test
201025.0%32.0%46.0%
200928.0%30.0%44.0%
200826.0%25.0%40.0%
 
CST Summative High School Math Test
201041.0%53.0%75.0%
200919.0%42.0%71.0%
200844.0%44.0%68.0%
 
CST World History Test
201021.0%28.0%42.0%
200920.0%24.0%38.0%
200816.0%19.0%33.0%
 

Grade 11 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
CST Algebra II Test
20103.0%6.0%14.0%
20091.0%6.0%12.0%
20082.0%5.0%11.0%
 
CST Biology Test
201018.0%29.0%46.0%
20097.0%26.0%41.0%
20089.0%26.0%39.0%
 
CST Chemistry Test
20108.0%15.0%30.0%
20096.0%13.0%27.0%
20087.0%11.0%25.0%
 
CST English-Language Arts Test
201032.0%34.0%42.0%
200927.0%32.0%40.0%
200821.0%27.0%37.0%
 
CST Geometry Test
20108.0%3.0%6.0%
2009---
20082.0%2.0%6.0%
 
CST Integrated/Coordinated Science Test
20107.0%4.0%8.0%
20095.0%2.0%11.0%
 
CST Physics Test
201019.0%26.0%53.0%
200910.0%22.0%50.0%
200830.0%19.0%47.0%
 
CST Summative High School Math Test
201023.0%31.0%50.0%
200929.0%27.0%47.0%
200831.0%25.0%43.0%
 
CST U.S. History Test
201027.0%33.0%45.0%
200927.0%31.0%44.0%
200819.0%25.0%38.0%
 
CST World History Test
201019.0%14.0%15.0%
200911.0%8.0%11.0%
200818.0%7.0%9.0%
 
CST Algebra I Test
20094.0%6.0%8.0%
20084.0%5.0%5.0%
 

End of Course - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
CST Algebra I Test
20109.0%22.0%31.0%
20099.0%19.0%28.0%
20089.0%17.0%25.0%
 
CST Algebra II Test
20106.0%16.0%31.0%
20094.0%15.0%28.0%
20082.0%13.0%27.0%
 
CST Biology Test
201028.0%28.0%46.0%
200919.0%24.0%42.0%
200824.0%24.0%42.0%
 
CST Chemistry Test
20107.0%16.0%38.0%
20096.0%14.0%36.0%
20086.0%12.0%32.0%
 
CST Geometry Test
20108.0%14.0%27.0%
20092.0%14.0%26.0%
20084.0%11.0%24.0%
 
CST Integrated/Coordinated Science Test
20103.0%3.0%16.0%
20091.0%7.0%13.0%
20085.0%2.0%11.0%
 
CST Physics Test
201018.0%24.0%49.0%
200910.0%20.0%46.0%
200831.0%18.0%43.0%
 
CST Summative High School Math Test
201028.0%35.0%54.0%
200928.0%30.0%50.0%
200836.0%29.0%47.0%
 
CST World History Test
201028.0%27.0%41.0%
200923.0%23.0%38.0%
200819.0%18.0%33.0%
 
CST General Mathematics Test
20097.0%17.0%26.0%
200832.0%15.0%27.0%
 
CST Earth Science Test
200857.0%21.0%28.0%
 
Source: CA Department of Education 2009-2010

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