Cerritos school information

IndexCerritosCaliforniaNational
Average Test Scores68%53%68%
Student/Teacher ratio23:120:116:1
Total public schools178,30879,235
Total private schools63,43824,875
Total post-secondary schools41,0857,965

Did you know?

  • The average school test scores in Cerritos are 1% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 17 public schools in Cerritos.
  • 92.2% of people in Cerritos have completed 8th grade.
  • 91.4% of people in Cerritos have completed high school.
  • 48.9% of people in Cerritos have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Cerritos

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  • Abc Adult12254 Cuesta Dr.Grades: - Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Abc Secondary (Alternative)16534 South Carmenita Rd.Grades: 09 - 12Students: 155 · Ratio: 0:19
  • Benito Juarez Elementary11939 Aclare St.Grades: KG - 06Students: 388 · Ratio: 0:159
  • Bragg Elementary11501 Bos St.Grades: KG - 06Students: 642 · Ratio: 0:177
  • Carmenita Middle13435 East 166Th St.Grades: 07 - 08Students: 663 · Ratio: 0:184
  • Cecil B. Stowers Elementary13350 Beach St.Grades: KG - 06Students: 555 · Ratio: 0:181
  • Cerritos Elementary13600 East 183Rd St.Grades: KG - 06Students: 645 · Ratio: 0:191
  • Cerritos High12500 East 183Rd St..Grades: 09 - 12Students: 2,126 · Ratio: 0:156
  • Charles J. Carver Elementary19200 East Ely St.Grades: KG - 10Students: 603 · Ratio: 0:169
  • Frank C. Leal Elementary12920 Droxford St.Grades: KG - 06Students: 696 · Ratio: 0:193
  • Gretchen Whitney High16800 Shoemaker Ave.Grades: 07 - 12Students: 1,023 · Ratio: 0:195
  • Helen Wittmann Elementary16801 Yvette Ave.Grades: KG - 06Students: 515 · Ratio: 0:189
  • Joe A. Gonsalves Elementary13650 Park St.Grades: KG - 06Students: 599 · Ratio: 0:192
  • Martin B. Tetzlaff Middle12351 East Del Amo Blvd.Grades: 06 - 09Students: 608 · Ratio: 0:164
  • Patricia Nixon Elementary19600 Jacob Ave.Grades: KG - 06Students: 668 · Ratio: 0:178
  • Pliny Fisk Haskell Middle11525 Del Amo Blvd.Grades: 06 - 08Students: 588 · Ratio: 0:162
  • Richard Gahr High11111 Artesia Blvd.Grades: 09 - 12Students: 207 · Ratio: 0:150
  • Tracy (Wilbur) High (Continuation)12222 Cuesta Dr.Grades: 09 - 12Students: 476 · Ratio: 0:16

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Education level achieved in Cerritos

IndexCerritosCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade92.2%80.6%83.8%
Completed high school91.4%79.3%82.4%
Completed some college77.0%60.8%58.4%
Completed associate degree58.5%38.8%37.2%
Completed bachelors48.9%31.0%29.3%
Completed masters17.7%11.4%11.0%
Completed professional degree6.1%3.8%3.2%
Completed doctorate2.3%1.5%1.3%

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

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Yorba Linda, CA66,33585%25%
Seal Beach, CA24,47784%24%
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Los Alamitos, CA11,59879%16%
Cypress, CA48,74879%16%
Cerritos, CA49,59968%1%

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Source: The Cerritos, CA education data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau 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.