West High School (Torrance, California)
|West High School|
20401 Victor Street
|School district||Torrance Unified School District|
|Teaching staff||85.61 (FTE)|
|Student to teacher ratio||25.84|
|Color(s)||Brown and gold|
|Athletics||Football, baseball, basketball, wrestling, softball, volleyball, swimming, water polo, track and field, soccer, cross country, tennis and golf|
West High was established in 1962. It serves the area bounded by 190th Street, Hawthorne Boulevard, Sepulveda Boulevard and the Redondo Beach border. The school colors are brown and gold.
The demographic breakdown of the 2,078 students enrolled for the 2015-2016 school year was:
- Male - 50.0%
- Female - 50.0%
- Native American/Alaskan - 0.5%
- Asian/Pacific islander - 42.1%
- Black - 3.7%
- Hispanic - 18.6%
- White - 27.0%
- Multiracial - 8.0%
Additionally, 22.0% of the students were eligible for free or reduced lunch.
- Jun Ho Bae, missionary
- Daryl Sabara, actor
- Steve Sarkisian, football coach
- Paula Weishoff, member of the United States Olympic women's volleyball team in 1984, 1992, and 1996
- Emily Day, volleyball player
- Sean Berry, professional baseball player
- "West High". National Center for Education Statistics. Retrieved January 30, 2019.
- "Search for Public Schools - School Detail for West High". ed.gov. Retrieved 27 July 2015.
- "Former Torrance resident Kenneth Bae imprisoned in North Korea". dailybreeze.com. Retrieved 27 July 2015.
- "Steve Sarkisian Bio - University of Southern California Official Athletic Site". usctrojans.com. Retrieved 27 July 2015.
- "Emily Day - Loyala Marymount Athletics". www.lmulions.com. Retrieved 2 August 2018.
- "Sean Berry Stats - Baseball-Reference.com". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2 August 2018.
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