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University Senior High School 

11800 Texas Ave., Los Angeles, California | (310) 914-3500|Award Winning

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#2,505 in National Rankings

Overall Score 85.81/100

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Grades

9-12

Grades 9-12 Enrollment

1,338

Student-Teacher Ratio

20:1

Overview of University Senior High School

University Senior High School is ranked 346th within California. Students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® coursework and exams. The AP® participation rate at University Senior High School is 59%. 72% of students are economically disadvantaged. University Senior High School is 1 of 183 high schools in the Los Angeles Unified School District.

University Senior High School 2024 Rankings

University Senior High School is ranked #2,505 in the National Rankings. Schools are ranked on their performance on state-required tests, graduation and how well they prepare students for college. Read more about how we rank the Best High Schools.

85.81

SCORECARD

  • Took at Least One AP® Exam

    59%
  • Passed at Least One AP® Exam

    40%
  • Mathematics Proficiency

    22%
  • Reading Proficiency

    56%
  • Science Proficiency

    14%
  • Graduation Rate

    92%

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Ranking Factors

How University Senior High School performed nationally and statewide out of 17,655 nationally ranked schools and 1,652 schools ranked in California.

College Readiness Index Rank

#1,687

National

#247

State

College Curriculum Breadth Index Rank

#1,653 (tie)

National

#234

State

State Assessment Proficiency Rank

#9,050

National

#847

State

State Assessment Performance Rank

#4,510

National

#421

State

Graduation Rate Rank

#9,025 (tie)

National

#980 (tie)

State

Ranking Factors

National

State

College Readiness Index Rank

#1,687

#247

College Curriculum Breadth Index Rank

#1,653 (tie)

#234

State Assessment Proficiency Rank

#9,050

#847

State Assessment Performance Rank

#4,510

#421

Graduation Rate Rank

#9,025 (tie)

#980 (tie)

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Students/Teachers at University Senior High School

These counts and percentages of students and teachers are from data reported by schools to the government.

Grades 9-12 Enrollment

1,338

Student Enrollment by Grade:

9th Grade

10th Grade

11th Grade

12th Grade

Student Diversity:

Data is not available for Student Diversity at University Senior High School.


Gender Distribution:

N/A

Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total)

72%

Free Lunch Program (% of total)

65%

Reduced-Price Lunch Program (% of total)

7%

Full-Time Equivalent Teachers

66

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Test Scores at University Senior High School

U.S. News calculates these values for schools based on student performance on state-required tests and internationally available exams on college-level coursework (AP® and IB exams).

College Readiness Index

44.7/100

Subject Proficiency:

California administered the Smarter Balanced and California Science Test to high school students. These figures display how well the school as a whole performed in reading, mathematics, and science.

22

17

20

56

46

50

14

17

30

Mathematics

Reading

Science

School
District
State

Subject Proficiency Distribution:

Math

Reading

Level 1
Level 2
Level 3
Level 4

Overall Student Performance

This measures overall student performance on state-required tests.

Percentile Score on Smarter Balanced and California Science Test

48.8%

Smarter Balanced and California Science Test Scores Relative to U.S. News Expectations

Somewhat Above Expectations

Underserved Student Performance

This measures the proficiency on state exams among typically underperforming subgroups.

Percentage of Underserved Students Who Are Proficient

27.5%

Percentage of Non-Underserved Students Who Are Proficient

42.3%

Gap Between School and State Among Underserved Students

2.6%

College-Ready Student Performance

High school students take AP® exams and IB exams to earn college credit and demonstrate success at college-level coursework. U.S. News calculated a College Readiness Index based on AP/IB exam participation rates and percentages of students passing at least one AP/IB exam.

National Percentile on College-level Exams

91.0%

Exam(s) Used for Index

AP®

Advanced Placement® (AP®) Student Performance

Many U.S. higher educational institutions grant credits or advanced placement based on student performance on AP® exams. This shows this school's student participation and performance on these exams if data were available.

Proportion of 12th Grade Class Who Took an Exam

59%

Proportion of 12th Grade Class Who Scored 3+ on an Exam

40%

Exam Takers in 12th Grade Class Who Scored 3+ on an Exam

67%

Exam Pass Rate

52%

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School Data

School profile information is based on government data.

Graduation Rate

92% (around state median)

Grades Served

9-12

Setting

Large City

Charter School

Yes

Magnet School

N/A

Eligible for Title I Funding

N/A

District

This information relates to high schools run by this school's state operating agency. Many districts contain only one high school.

Total Schools

183

Total Students

134,350

College Readiness (district average)

20.5

Proficient in Reading (district average)

46%

Proficient in Mathematics (district average)

17%

Proficient in Science (district average)

17%

Subject Proficiency Comparison (Reading vs. Mathematics)

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School Location

University Senior High School

11800 Texas Ave.

Los Angeles, California 90025

#2,505 in National Rankings

#346 in California High Schools

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