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Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    A
  2. Diversity
    A
  3. Teachers
    A-
  4. College Prep
    A
  5. Clubs & Activities
    B-
  6. Health & Safety
    A
  7. Administration
    A-
  8. Sports
    A
  9. Food
    B+
  10. Resources & Facilities
    C+
El Segundo High School is a top rated, public school located in El Segundo, CA. It has 1,191 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 23 to 1. According to state test scores, 59% of students are at least proficient in math and 86% in reading.

El Segundo High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
86%
Percent Proficient - Math
59%
Average Graduation Rate
98%
Average SAT
1210
396 responses
Average ACT
27
170 responses
AP Enrollment
40%
Living in the Area
A
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Cost of Living
    D+
  2. Good for Families
    B+
  3. Housing
    C-
Median Household Income
$92,942
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$1,681
National
$949
Median Home Value
$875,600
National
$184,700

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
A
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
93%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school.45 responses
Poll
80%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.45 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 180 responses
Report
  • Prom
    18%
  • Homecoming Parade
    17%
  • Spirit week
    17%
  • Senior night for football & baseball
    15%
  • Homecoming Rally
    8%
  • Career fair
    7%
  • Link Crew Activities
    5%

Students

Diversity
A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,191
Free or Reduced Lunch
12%
84%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.49 responses
76%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.49 responses
82%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.49 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
23:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$86,299
Teachers in First/Second Year
3.8%
60%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.70 responses
77%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.70 responses
71%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.70 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
B-
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
High
Boys Athletic Participation
High
Expenses Per Student
$9,479/ year
National
$12,239
81%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.74 responses
41%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.74 responses
58%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.74 responses
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I love my school! They provide us many opportunities to get involved, which is special considering the relatively small student body (1,200 students). This size school allows us to become close with our teachers and administrators.
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Small town community makes everyone friends, culture and school spirit are off the charts! Has many specialized programs and opportunities for a small school.
El Segundo High is a great school to get its students college ready. By being in such an inclusive exciting tight community, they incorporate many events and activities for students and families to enjoy. They provide exceptional academic courses and all in all provides a great education. One thing that I would like to see change is more investment in the sports, clubs, and pathways. A lot of programs have to fundraise themselves with little to no help from the school so I would like to see that improve.