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Downtown Magnets High School
  • Public, Magnet, Alternative
  • Los Angeles, CA

Report Card

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A
  2. Diversity
    grade A
  3. Teachers
    grade A
  4. College Prep
    grade A
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade C
  6. Health & Safety
    grade A
  7. Administration
    grade A
  8. Sports
    grade C minus
  9. Food
    grade C+
  10. Resources & Facilities
    grade C

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Downtown Magnets High School is a highly rated, public, magnet, alternative school located in Los Angeles, CA. It has 1,037 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 23 to 1. According to state test scores, 69% of students are at least proficient in math and 82% in reading.

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Downtown Magnets High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
82%
Percent Proficient - Math
69%
Average Graduation Rate
96%
Average SAT
1170
268 responses
Average ACT
26
63 responses
AP Enrollment
50%

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Living in the Area

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade D
  2. Good for Families
    grade B
  3. Housing
    grade D
Median Household Income
$62,142
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,450
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$636,900
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade A
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
83%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 41 responses
Poll
85%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 41 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 110 responses
  • Morp
    21%
  • Winter formal
    21%
  • Prom
    13%
  • Grad Nite
    12%
  • Pep rallies
    9%
  • multicultural night
    7%
  • Spirit week
    7%

Students

Diversity
grade A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,037
Free or Reduced Lunch
79%
90%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 49 responses
78%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 49 responses
48%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 48 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
23:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$90,556
Teachers in First/Second Year
13.3%
87%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 52 responses
87%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 52 responses
81%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 52 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade C
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Very Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Very Low
Expenses Per Student
$15,506 / year
National
$12,239
85%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 60 responses
37%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 60 responses
75%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 60 responses

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