Manual Arts Senior High School

Manual Arts Senior High enrolls 3,498 students. It is located in the Los Angeles Unified School District, in Los Angeles county. It is located in Assembly District 48, Senate District 26, and in Congressional District 33.

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School Demographics
English Learner: 36%
Free & Reduced Lunch: 89%
Male: 55%
Female: 45%
African American: 18%
American Indian: 0%
Asian: 0%
Filipino: 0%
Latino: 81%
Pacific Islander: 0%
White: 0%
Multiple: 0%
Access to Qualified Teachers
Percent of School State
teachers who are fully credentialed 95% 95%
college prep courses taught by teachers with appropriate subject matter credential 93% 89%
college prep math courses taught by teachers with appropriate math credential 93% 86%
Access to Rigorous Coursework
Percent of School State
courses that are college prep (A-G) 56% 74%
11th and 12th graders enrolled in advanced math courses 9% 31%
11th and 12th graders enrolled in advanced science courses 30% 47%
9th Graders who end up taking AP math in the 12th grade 4% 14%
Overcrowding
School State
School is overcrowded according to the state's definition Yes Percent of schools in the state that are overcrowded according to the state's definition 13%
Outcome Indicators
Percent of School State
11th Graders who scored Proficient or above on the ELA CST 13% 43%
12th graders who took the S.A.T. 35% 40%
No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Compliance
School State
School met NCLB's requirement that 32.2% of students demonstrate math proficiency in 2009 No Percent of schools in the state that met NCLB's threshold for math proficiency 65%
School is on track to meet NCLB's requirement of 100% math proficiency by 2014 No Percent of schools in the state on track to meet NCLB's requirement of 100% math proficiency by 2014 0%
School is in Program Improvement in the 2010-2011 school year Yes Percent of schools in the state that are in Program Improvement in the 2010-2011 school year 30%
School has been in Program Improvement for five years or more Yes Percent of schools in the state that have been in Program Improvement for five years or more 8%

College Opportunity Ratio

Graduation rates are reported in many different ways. The College Opportunity Ratio (COR) is a 3-number figure that reports how many students graduate and how many pass the A-G courses required for admission to CSU and UC compared to each 100 students enrolled as 9th graders four years before. For example a COR of 100:90:50 means that for every 100 9th graders, 90 graduated four years later and 50 passed the courses required for admission to CSU and UC. We report the COR for all students and for African American, Latino, and American Indian students, who are underrepresented in California's colleges. For the class of 2009:

College Opportunity Ratio
COR for the State of California 100:67:26
COR for Manual Arts Senior High 100:32:13
COR for underrepresented students across California 100:32:9
COR for Manual Arts Senior High underrepresented students 100:32:13

College Enrollment

The numbers below show how many students of the class of 2009 enrolled at California Community Colleges, CSUs and UCs. The percentages compare these students to the "original" 2009 class that enrolled in 2005.

College Enrollment
School California
Enroll Community College Fall 2009 241 students 16% 20%
Enroll CSU Fall 2009 76 students 5% 8%
Enroll UC Fall 2009 21 students 1% 5%
Economic Conditions in School Neighborhood

Currently the California Department of Education reports on the number of students receiving free or reduced price lunch, but does not provide other economic information. Here, we present indicators of the economic conditions in the neighborhoods around public high schools.

Neighborhood Unemployment Rate
  School State
Fall 2007 10.0% 5.4%
Fall 2010 22.9% 12.5%


Neighborhood Unemployment Rate reports the unemployment rate for the neighborhoods within a one-mile radius of a high school. We report the neighborhood average unemployment rate for September 2007 (before the recession) and for September 2010. We also compare the neighborhood unemployment rate to the state average.

Neighborhood Affluence Rate
  School State
Percent of neighborhood families whose income is above $125,000 2% 18.3%


Neighborhood Affluence Rate reports the percent of families that live within a one-mile radius of the school and earn more than $125,000 (or more than twice the median family income in California).

* = NO DATA AVAILABLE
This report draws on data from the California Basic Educational Data System (CBEDS) of the California Department of Education (CDE). Like any large data system, CBEDS includes some data that reflect reporting errors or other discrepancies. If you see data in this report that is not correct, please contact us at idea@ucla.edu.

Source: California Employment Development Department and U.S. Census Bureau, 2005-2009 American Community Survey 5-year Estimates