PUC CALS Middle School and Early College High District


The PUC CALS Middle School and Early College High District consists of a single school, PUC CALS Middle School and Early College High, which serves grades 6-12 and has a total enrollment of 373 students. This school stands out for its strong academic performance, particularly in English Language Arts/Literacy and Mathematics, where it outperforms the state average in several grade levels.

In addition to its academic achievements, the school also boasts a higher-than-average graduation rate of 87.7% and impressive science proficiency, with 37.74% of its 11th-grade students meeting or exceeding the standards on the California Science Test (CAST), compared to the state average of 31.67%. However, the school faces some challenges, including a high chronic absenteeism rate of 40.9% and a slightly higher dropout rate than the state average.

The school's student population is predominantly Hispanic (94.64%), and a significant majority (89.81%) of the students qualify for free or reduced-price lunch, indicating a high percentage of economically disadvantaged students. Despite these socioeconomic challenges, the school has maintained a strong performance, with a statewide ranking that has fluctuated between 618 out of 1,290 California high schools in 2020-2021 and 675 out of 2,335 in 2022-2023, earning a rating of 4 out of 5 stars from SchoolDigger.

District Detail

 7350 N. Figueroa St.
Los Angeles, CA 90041-2547

 (213) 239-0063

SchoolDigger Rank:
577th of 1560 California districts

See the 2023 California District rankings!
Grades served: 6-12
Students: 373

Primary Schools: 0
Middle Schools: 0
High Schools: 1
Alternative Schools: 0

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SchoolDigger data sources: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Census Bureau and the California Department of Education.

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