Downey High School Overview

2014 Academic Indicators
College Readiness Index
14.7
Academic Performance Index
794
Student/Teacher Ratio
27:1
  • 09–12 Grades
  • 4,255 Students
  • 156 Teachers

Downey High School
11040 BROOKSHIRE AVE
DOWNEY, CA 90241

Phone: (562) 869-7301

District: Downey Unified School District

Overview

At Downey High School, students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® course work and exams. The AP® participation rate at Downey High School is 17 percent. The student body makeup is 49 percent male and 51 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 92 percent. Downey High School is 1 of 3 high schools in the Downey Unified School District.

Rankings / Awards

This details how this school compares with others based on U.S. News ranking criteria.

Medal Awarded None
National Rank
Unranked

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Students / Teachers

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

Total Enrollment 4,255
Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 92%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) N/A
Full-Time Teachers 156

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Test Scores

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

Academic Performance Index Evaluation Does not achieve CA goal
College Readiness Index 14.7

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School Data

School profile information is based on government data.

Grades Served 09 – 12
Setting Large Suburb
Charter School No
Magnet School No
Receives Title I Funding Yes

District

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

Total Schools 3
Total Students 8,368
Academic Performance Index Evaluation Does not achieve CA goal
College Readiness (district average) 16.2

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Nearby Schools

Downey High School is 1 of 3 schools in the Downey Unified School District.

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