Harbor Teacher Preparation Academy


Student Enrollment
Best High School in California
 Rating 9 out of 10
Grades 9 to 12th grade
School District Los Angeles Unified
Type Public
 Phone (310)834-3932
 Location 1111 Figueroa Pl.
Wilmington, CA 90744
Charter School No

Harbor Teacher Preparation Academy has an academic rating significantly above the average for California high schools based on its high test performance and high AP course participation. It is ranked 88th in the best public high schools in California.



The Harbor Teacher Preparation Academy student body is mainly Hispanic with a sizeable Asian Pacific population and has high racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
Asian Pacific21.7%95
Native American Indian0%0
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander2.7%12
Two or more races1.6%7

Family Income

vs. other California high schools
Upper 49.5%

48.1% percent of the school's students are eligible for free lunch under the National School Lunch Program compared to the California high school median of 48.5%. By this measure, Harbor Teacher Preparation Academy students are largely middle income and rank 631st in California for high school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students


State Standardized Test Performance

10 out of 10

Rank: 35th in California

Students at Harbor Teacher Preparation Academy scored an average 80% of students proficient for math and reading as tested by the California Department of Education. Performance is significantly above the state high school median of 42% proficiency and places the school's test performance in the top 3.5% of California high schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls50% to 59%*90% or more*
Boys80% to 89%*90% or more*

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indian--
Asian & Pacific Islander60% to 79%*80% or more*
Black50% or more*50% or more*
Hispanic50% to 59%*90% or more*
With Disabilites--
Limited English--

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

College Admission Test Scoring

Average SAT Score

The average SAT score for Harbor Teacher Preparation Academy students in 2016 was 1120.

College Admission Test Participation

10 out of 10

Rank: 49th in California

138 out of 196 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (70%). College admission testing participation is significantly above the California median rate of 29% and in the top 6% for participation.

AP Course and Test Performance

1 out of 10

Rank: 823rd in California

Harbor Teacher Preparation Academy offers 7 AP courses. 67 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 100% percentile and significantly above the median AP enrollment rate for all California schools of 21%. Harbor Teacher Preparation Academy had 197 taking AP exams with a 33 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 9% percentile and significantly lower than the state median of 55 percent.

School State
AP Test Pass Rate 17% 55%
Students enrolled in an AP class 67% 21%
AP Math Enrollment Rate 14%
AP Science Enrollment Rate -4%
AP Other Enrollment Rate 67%
AP Courses Offered 7

Learning Environment

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate4%14%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate5%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate3%

Safety and Discipline

Police Referral Rate

Group Percent Referrals
All Students0%0
California Median0%

Police Arrest Rate

Group Percent Arrests
All Students0%0

Expulsion Rate

Group Percent Expulsions
All Students0%0
California Median0%

In-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students0%0
California Median0.3%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students0.9%4


Harbor Teacher Preparation Academy
1111 Figueroa Pl.
Wilmington, CA

10 out of 10 1


Los Angeles Unified
Los Angeles, CA