Cerritos school information

IndexCerritosCaliforniaNational
Average Test Scores64%38%49%
Student/Teacher ratio23:120:116:1
Total public schools178,30879,221
Total private schools63,43824,874
Total post-secondary schools41,0857,963
The Cerritos, CA educational system consists of 17 public schools, 6 private schools and 4 post-secondary schools. Cerritos public schools have average test scores of 64% which is 67% higher than than the California average and 29% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Cerritos public schools is 23:1, compared to 20:1 in California and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 92.4% of students have completed 8th grade, 91.7% have completed high school, 50.4% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 5.9% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Cerritos are 29% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 17 public schools in Cerritos.
  • 92.4% of people in Cerritos have completed 8th grade.
  • 91.7% of people in Cerritos have completed high school.
  • 50.4% of people in Cerritos have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Cerritos

IndexCerritosCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade92.4%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school91.7%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college78.8%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree60.3%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors50.4%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters18.2%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree5.9%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.2%1.6%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Cerritos (high school & post-secondary)

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Source: The Cerritos, CA education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.