Central Juvenile Hall

Central Juvenile Hall

11 May 2023 / by Crystal Brown

About Central Juvenile Hall

Central Juvenile Hall is a juvenile detention center located in Los Angeles, California. It is operated by the Los Angeles County Probation Department and serves as the main juvenile detention facility for the county. The facility is designed to house juveniles who have been charged with a crime or are awaiting trial. Central Juvenile Hall is a secure facility that is designed to provide a safe and secure environment for juveniles while they await their court proceedings.
The facility has a wide range of services and programs available to juveniles, including educational and recreational activities. Central Juvenile Hall also provides mental health services and counseling, as well as substance abuse treatment. The facility also offers a variety of vocational and job training programs, as well as life skills training.
Central Juvenile Hall is committed to providing a safe and secure environment for juveniles while they await their court proceedings. The facility strives to provide a secure and nurturing environment for juveniles to help them become productive members of society.

Address:

1605 E.lake Ave.
Downey, CA 90242

Phone:

(323) 225-4362

Site:

topjuveniledefender.com

Grades:

6 – 12

Enrollment:

126 students

Overview Central Juvenile Hall

Central Juvenile Hall serves 126 students in grades 6-12.
Central Juvenile Hall placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤10% (which is lower than the California state average of 34%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≤10% (which is lower than the California state average of 49%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 7:1 is lower than the California state level of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

Verdict on Central Juvenile Hall

Central Juvenile Hall is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,649 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.The diversity score of Central Juvenile Hall is 0.54, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school’s diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.

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