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Manual Arts Senior High School is a public school in Los Angeles, CA. It has 3,459 students in grades 7-12. Students score below average on state standardized tests. There have been 193 reviews written and they have been mixed.

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On Educational Outcomes: the teachers try teaching but if one doesn't want to learn they can't force

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On Administration & Policies: school is not as bad as others

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On Educational Outcomes: The school did prepare me for my freshman year in college. However, it did not prepare me to build a financial plan for college.

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On Student Culture & Diversity: The majority of the students are minorities (Hispanic/Latinos and black/African Americans). There are only a few Asians and Caucasians on campus. Luckily gang fights have lessened over the years.

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On Teachers: Only a rare, few staff and teachers are willing to put the effort to teach the students. Though the students do act and play around, only the few, rare teachers can handle them and teach them.

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Manual Arts Senior High School is a public school in Los Angeles, CA. It has 3,459 students in grades 7-12. Students score below average on state standardized tests. There have been 193 reviews written and they have been mixed.

🔖 About the Academics See more in Academics ...

Test Performance

8
Manual Arts Senior High School performed better than 8% of other schools on California math and reading standardized tests.

Average standardized
test results

SAT:
1390

Based on 32 students surveyed
Math
480
Verbal
450
Writing
460

ACT:
20

Based on 16 students surveyed
Math
20
English
18
Reading
20
Science
21
All test result data aggregated from users of colleges.niche.com

🏦 Where Students Go See more in Educational Outcomes ...

Student Polls

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

  • 27% Student store
  • 27% Leadership
  • 27% Clubs and after school activities
  • 9% Library
  • 9% Fun teachers

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 6 responses

  • 33% "So proud to be a toiler"
  • 33% T-town
  • 33% Somewhat supportive

If you could do it all over again, would you still want to go to this school?     Based on 19 responses

  • 47% Yes
  • 37% Not sure.
  • 16% No

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 5 responses

  • 60% We have City Year in out school and do tutoring!
  • 40% The teachers and staff are always a big help.

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

  • 62% Nasty school food
  • 38% Not enough teachers

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 7 responses

  • 100% Be yourself!!!

About the Students More in Student Culture & Diversity ...

Gender Diversity

Male
54.9%
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Female
45.1%
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Racial Diversity

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Hispanic
82.4%
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African American
16.7%
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Multiracial
0.3%
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Native American
0.2%
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Asian
0.2%
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White
0.1%
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Pacific Islander
0.0%