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Increased Asian Presence

In School, a Minority No Longer. FIRST OF TWO PARTS

December 26, 1995

During the 1994-95 school year, there were 115 schools in Los Angeles and Orange counties in which Asians were the largest ethnic group--about eight times the number in 1981-82, when school officials began compiling ethnic data. Figures represent the percentage of Asian students:

1994-95

Orange County (30 Schools)

Fullerton Elementary School District

Sunset Lane Elementary: 52%

Parks Junior High: 49%

Laguna Road Elementary: 44%

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Fullerton Joint Union High School District

Sunny Hills High: 51%

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Garden Grove Unified School District

Murdy Elementary: 79%

Morningside Elementary: 59%

Post Elementary: 58%

McGarvin Intermediate: 57%

La Quinta High: 57%

Bolsa Grande High: 55%

Sunnyside Elementary: 54%

Hill Elementary: 50%

Excelsior Elementary: 50%

Paine Elementary: 49%

Irvine Intermediate: 48%

Jordan Intermediate: 48%

Cook Elementary: 48%

Anthony Elementary: 47%

Monroe Elementary: 44%

Stanford Elementary: 44%

Brookhurst Elementary: 41%

Lawrence Elementary: 39%

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Huntington Beach Union High School District

Westminster High: 42%

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Westminster Elementary School District

Anderson Elementary: 55%

Warner Middle School: 51%

Meairs Elementary: 48%

Hayden Elementary: 44%

Webber Elementary: 44%

Schmitt Elementary: 42%

Johnson Middle School: 38%

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Los Angeles County (85 schools)

ABC Unified School District

Whitney High: 74%

Leal Elementary: 72%

Cerritos Elementary: 71%

Gonsalves Elementary: 70%

Carmenita Junior High: 69%

Wittmann Elementary: 69%

Stowers Elementary: 65%

Tetzlaff Junior High: 61%

Cerritos High: 56%

Bragg Elementary: 52%

Nixon Elementary: 51%

Carver Elementary: 40%

Kennedy Elementary: 34%

Haskell Junior High: 33%

Gahr High: 31%

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Alhambra City Elementary School District

Ynez Elementary: 65%

Brightwood Elementary: 64%

Monterey Highlands Elementary: 64%

Repetto Elementary: 54%

Baldwin Elementary: 53%

Ramona Elementary: 50%

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Alhambra City High School District

Mark Keppel High: 64%

Alhambra High: 54%

San Gabriel High: 50%

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Arcadia Unified School District

Baldwin Stocker Elementary: 63%

Dana Junior High: 54%

First Avenue Middle School: 52%

Arcadia High: 52%

Longley Way Elementary: 51%

Hugo Reid Elementary: 43%

Holly Avenue Elementary: 41%

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Garvey Elementary School District

Monterey Vista Elementary: 58%

Emerson Elementary: 56%

Garvey Intermediate: 56%

Marshall Elementary: 55%

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Long Beach Unified School District

Whittier Elementary: 51%

Lincoln Elementary: 47%

Polytechnic High: 40%

Willard Elementary: 37%

Hill Middle School: 37%

Alvarado Elementary: 35%

Butler Elementary: 35%

Signal Hill Elementary: 35%

Hoover Middle School: 28%

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Los Angeles Unified School District

Castelar Street Elementary: 84%

Third Street Elementary: 63%

Solano Avenue Elementary: 57%

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Palos Verdes Peninsula Unified School District

Vista Grande Elementary: 51%

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San Marino Unified School District

Huntington Intermediate: 65%

Carver Elementary: 63%

San Marino High: 62%

Valentine Elementary: 51%

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South Pasadena Unified School District

Monterey Hills Elementary: 42%

South Pasadena High: 39%

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Torrance Unified School District

Lincoln Elementary: 50%

Arlington Elementary: 49%

Casimir Middle School: 46%

Hickory Elementary: 45%

North High: 37%

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La Puente Unified School District

Grazide Elementary: 55%

Los Molinos Elementary: 50%

Los Altos Elementary: 49%

Wedgeworth Elementary: 49%

Mesa Robles Elementary: 47%

Wilson High: 45%

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Rowland Unified School District

Oswalt Elementary: 49%

Blandford Elementary: 46%

Ybarra Elementary: 43%

Shelyn Elementary: 42%

Rowland High: 40%

Alvarado Intermediate: 37%

Killian Elementary: 36%

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Walnut Valley Unified School District

Westhoff Elementary: 59%

Suzanne Middle School: 51%

Walnut High: 46%

Castle Rock Elementary: 46%

Maple Hill Elementary: 45%

South Pointe Middle School: 45%

Diamond Bar High: 44%

Chaparral Middle School: 43%

Collegewood Elementary: 41%

Vejar Elementary: 39%

Cyrus J. Morris Elementary: 35%

Walnut Elementary: 32%

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San Gabriel Unified School District

McKinley Elementary: 57%

1981-82

Orange County (one school)

Westminster Elementary School District

Willmore Elementary: 48%

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Los Angeles County (13 schools)

Alhambra City Elementary School District

Brightwood Elementary: 72%

Monterey Highland: 58%

Ynez Elementary: 47%

Repetto Elementary: 46%

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Alhambra City High School District

Alhambra High: 38%

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Long Beach Unified School District

Willard Elementary: 37%

Hudson Elementary: 35%

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Los Angeles Unified School District

Castelar Street Elementary: 77%

Solano Avenue Elementary: 56%

Wilton Place Elementary: 49%

Denker Avenue Elementary: 46%

Peary Middle School: 32%

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South Pasadena Unified School District

Monterey Hills: 53%

\o7 Source: California Department of Education\f7

Researched by DIANE SEO / Los Angeles Times

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