Susan Miller Dorsey Senior High School

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3537 Farmdale Ave

Los Angeles, CA 90016

(323) 298-8400

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Grades: 6 - 12

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 1,569

Students Per Teacher: 16

Parent Reviews

18 Parent Reviews for Susan Miller Dorsey Senior High School

Dorsey has the potential to be an excellent school but student numbers are way down and the District builds a new gym and is remodeling the old gym while textbooks are so old Obama isn't in the history books and computers in classrooms.are obsolete and few and far between. The students would be better ...  Read more

Posted by a teacher on 07/04/13

It is a really bad area and school is really dead looking,teachers dont teach but watch movies and text,and staff are abbusive not recomended. please parents just dont

Posted by a parent on 07/22/12

Compared to North Torrance High school, Dorsey cares more about my son. My son coaches make sure his classes are fit for him, and the teachers are available to the parents. The teachers show concern about my son and that he is prepared for college. Thank you Dorsey Staff. Brenda Brown

Posted by a parent on 11/08/10

a really good school, the teachers really care for students and its feels like one big family

Posted by a student on 03/14/10

Susan Miller Dorsey High School is a very beautiful campus with a history of distinguished alumni. Call on the alums to remind the present student body of the proud traditions, high priority of academics, showcase of the arts and champions developed through

Posted by a other on 03/21/09

The school has dedicated teachers and staff members that help students through the college transition.

Posted by a student on 03/20/09

I am in leadership at Dorsey high school and the students are committed, the teachers are fabulous and the campus is beautiful. It's under renovation to be finished in 2010. Dorsey family is a great one to be a part of. Dorsey Pride!

Posted by a student on 04/01/08

I have found out that it is up to the parents, and the student, not the school. any school can be a learning environment, and any child at Dorsey can go to college, if they apply themselves and meet the requirements. parents have to be more proactive in their childen's educational pursuits. I am a mom ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/01/07

It's not a healthy environment for our kids. The staff members look unhappy, as a parent I don t recommend this school at all but we don t have choices in our communities .

Posted by a parent on 02/07/07

I had been reluctant to send my son to Dorsey in 2003(9th grade)& waited until spring 2005 because like a lot of parents, I was concerned with the gang activity in the area and the ignorant attitude that my son wouldn't receive a quality education'in the hood'. Not only did I sell my son's intelligence ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 01/11/06

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Test scores for Susan Miller Dorsey Senior High School

CST* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
Susan Miller Dorsey Senior High School
Los Angeles Unified School District
* In 2011-2012 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.

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Los Angeles schools — Susan Miller Dorsey Senior High School is located at 3537 Farmdale Ave, Los Angeles CA 90016. 3537 Farmdale Ave is in the 90016 ZIP code in Los Angeles, CA The school district for Susan Miller Dorsey Senior High School is the Los Angeles Unified School District. Susan Miller Dorsey Senior High School is a Public school that serves grade levels 6 - 12.
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