Best Public Schools in Zip Code 91401


The 91401 zip code area of Los Angeles is home to 8 schools, including 5 elementary schools, 3 high schools, and no middle schools or alternative schools. These schools are part of the Los Angeles Unified School District, which has an overall district ranking of 909 out of 1,560 in California and a 2-star rating from SchoolDigger.

Among the standout schools in the area are Ulysses S. Grant Senior High, which ranks in the top 800 high schools in California and has a 3-star rating, as well as Chandler Elementary and Erwin Elementary, which both outperform the district and state averages on test scores. In contrast, schools like Jack London Continuation and Jack London Community Day struggle, with low test scores, high dropout rates, and extremely high chronic absenteeism.

The data reveals a strong correlation between socioeconomic status and academic performance, with schools serving higher percentages of free/reduced lunch recipients tending to have lower test scores, graduation rates, and higher chronic absenteeism. The presence of a charter school, Ararat Charter, provides an interesting comparison, as it outperforms some of the traditional public schools in the area, highlighting the potential role of school choice in addressing educational inequities. Overall, the schools in the 91401 zip code area demonstrate a wide range of performance, underscoring the need for targeted interventions and support to address the disparities in educational outcomes.

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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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