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Fairfax Senior High School

Public School | Grades 7-12 | Los Angeles Unified
7850 Melrose Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90046
(323) 370-1200

About This School

Fairfax Senior High School is located in Los Angeles, CA and is one of 959 schools in Los Angeles Unified School District. It is a public school that serves 2461 students in grades 7-12. See Fairfax Senior High School's test results to learn more about school performance.

A school's Academic Performance Index (API) is a scale that ranges from 200 to 1000 and is calculated from the school's performance in the Standardized Testing and Reporting (STAR) Program. The state has set 800 as the API target for all schools to meet.

Fairfax Senior High School had an API growth score of 746 in 2012. California uses the Academic Performance Index (API) to measure annual school performance and year-to-year improvement. Fairfax Senior High School's 2012 base score was 731 and the school did meet its 2012 school-wide growth target.

In 2010, Fairfax Senior High School had 24 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. The California average is 24 students per full-time equivalent teacher.

Student Ethnicity (2011)

Students (2011)


Students Per Teacher (2010)

Female/Male (2011)

49% 51%

Subsidized Lunch (2011)


District Spending (2010)

per student
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All Grades Summative High School Mathematics Performance

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Having served in the positions teacher, coach and administrator in several schools in the Los Angeles Unified School District for over 37 years, I recognize Fairfax High School as a superb high school.  The faculty, administration, parents, and staff work closely to provide excellent support to students both academically and socially. The students are responding with their focus achievement as evidenced by the increase in the state test scores.

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