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  • Grades
    1-12
  • Students
    3,814
  • Type
    Public
  • Reviews
    174 3.3

David Starr Jordan High School is a public school in Long Beach, California. It has 3,814 students in grades 1-12. According to state standards, 38% of students at this school are considered proficient in math and/or reading. There have been 174 reviews written and they have been mixed.

6500 Atlantic Ave
Long Beach CA 90805
(562) 423-1471

Academics Read more about this school's academics

Reviews
3.3 from 174 reviews
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    • Recent Alumnus
    • 5
    Administration & Policies: The school administrations are our biggest supporters in the school district. They are role models who keeps us in line and rewards us for the good of the cause. Counselors are always available to
    • Recent Alumnus
    • 4
    Overall Experience: School is what you make out of it. I suggests students be active on campus to get to full effect of Jordan High School
    • Recent Alumnus
    • 4
    Food: Most cafe food was good when it was cooked fully.
    • Recent Alumnus
    • 3
    Academics: IB program is a great program
    • Recent Alumnus
    • 4
    Student Culture & Diversity: There is a mixture of all types of people. The school is majority hispanic, black, pacific islanders. There is a club that deal with a variety of culture and preferences

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Comparable Schools

Niche Grade Name Distance Total Students
1.66 Dominguez High School 1 mi. 2,102
1.66 Compton High School 3 mi. 2,400
2.33 Paramount High School 3 mi. 4,922
1.66 Lynwood High School 4 mi. 2,493
3.33 Mayfair High School 4 mi. 3,515
3.66 Lakewood High School 4 mi. 4,125
Los Angeles County Special Education 4 mi. 2,047
3.00 Bellflower High School 4 mi. 2,985
3.33 Warren High School 5 mi. 3,775
1.00 South Gate Middle School 6 mi. 2,637

Around David Starr Jordan High School

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Student Demographics Read more about this school's student culture and diversity

Gender

Gender
Male 51%
Female 48%

Overall Student Diversity

David Starr Jordan High School United States Dominguez High School Compton High School Paramount High School Lynwood High School Mayfair High School Lakewood High School Los Angeles County Special Education Bellflower High School Warren High School South Gate Middle School
Hispanic 64.6% 24.5% 81.4% 79.6% 88.5% 92.9% 46.9% 42.7% 61.9% 71.1% 85.6% 100%
African American 22.9% 15.2% 17.5% 19.4% 9.4% 7.1% 16.7% 17.7% 12.4% 13.4% 2.1% 0%
Asian 6.2% 4.7% 0% 0% 1.0% 0% 11.5% 11.5% 10.3% 6.2% 4.1% 0%
White 3.1% 51.6% 0% 0% 1.0% 0% 21.9% 26.0% 13.4% 6.2% 8.2% 0%
Pacific Islander 3.1% 0.4% 0% 0% 0% 0% 1.0% 1.0% 0% 1.0% 0% 0%
Native American 0% 1.1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Multiracial 0% 2.6% 1.0% 1.0% 0% 0% 2.1% 1.0% 2.1% 2.1% 0% 0%

Enrollment

Enrollment
Grade 12 21.1%
Grade 8 0.1%
Grade 9 27.5%
Grade 10 27.4%
Grade 11 23.9%

Educational Outcomes Read more about this school's educational outcomes

Student Polls

If you could do it all over again, would you still want to go to this school?     Based on 17 responses

  • 47% Yes
  • 29% Not sure.
  • 24% No

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 6 responses

  • 57% We have alot of spirit
  • 43% Everyone is super helpful.

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 6 responses

  • 22% Bathrooms are poorly stocked
  • 22% People cut in all the lines at lunch
  • 22% Passing period is pretty short, I had to run a lot
  • 22% No late start days, lakewood & paramount have them
  • 11% Immature students and teachers education

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 6 responses

  • 50% AIMS Program
  • 33% IB program
  • 17% SLC

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 5 responses

  • 40% Multicultural
  • 20% Somewhat lax
  • 20% Amazing!!!
  • 20% Good

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 5 responses

  • 80% Don't be afraid of Jordan because of rumors.
  • 20% This school may be notorious, but it's improving.