Paramount school information

IndexParamountCaliforniaNational
Average Test Scores48%53%68%
Student/Teacher ratio21:120:116:1
Total public schools158,30879,235
Total private schools13,43824,875
Total post-secondary schools21,0857,965

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  • The average school test scores in Paramount are 30% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 15 public schools in Paramount.
  • 57.9% of people in Paramount have completed 8th grade.
  • 54.7% of people in Paramount have completed high school.
  • 7.7% of people in Paramount have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Paramount

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  • Abraham Lincoln15324 California Ave.Grades: KG - 06Students: 548 · Ratio: 0:161
  • Alondra Middle16200 Downey Ave.Grades: 06 - 08Students: 918 · Ratio: 0:157
  • Frank J. Zamboni15733 South Orange Ave.Grades: 06 - 08Students: 942 · Ratio: 0:157
  • Harry Wirtz Elementary8535 Contreras St.Grades: KG - 05Students: 73 · Ratio: 0:144
  • Howard Tanner7210 Rosecrans Ave.Grades: KG - 05Students: 629 · Ratio: 0:145
  • Jefferson Elementary8600 Jefferson St.Grades: KG - 09Students: 465 · Ratio: 0:145
  • Leona Jackson7220 Jackson St.Grades: 04 - 08Students: 77 · Ratio: 0:151
  • Los Cerritos14626 Gundry Ave.Grades: KG - 05Students: 579 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Major Lynn Mokler8571 East Flower St.Grades: KG - 05Students: 651 · Ratio: 0:157
  • Mark Keppel6630 East Mark Keppel St.Grades: KG - 05Students: 59 · Ratio: 0:154
  • Paramount High14429 South Downey Ave.Grades: 08 - 12Students: 4,922 · Ratio: 0:134
  • Paramount Park Middle14608 Paramount Blvd.Grades: 06 - 08Students: 798 · Ratio: 0:143
  • Paramount Unified Community Day14507 Paramount Blvd.Grades: 07 - 12Students: 29 · Ratio: 0:14
  • Theodore Roosevelt13451 Merkel Ave.Grades: KG - 05Students: 722 · Ratio: 0:156
  • Wesley Gaines7340 East JacksonGrades: KG - 03Students: 437 · Ratio: 0:162

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Compare Paramount, CA Education To Other Cities

Education level achieved in Paramount

IndexParamountCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade57.9%80.6%83.8%
Completed high school54.7%79.3%82.4%
Completed some college29.7%60.8%58.4%
Completed associate degree12.0%38.8%37.2%
Completed bachelors7.7%31.0%29.3%
Completed masters1.8%11.4%11.0%
Completed professional degree0.5%3.8%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.1%1.5%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Hermosa Beach, CA19,72590%32%
Manhattan Beach, CA35,53489%30%
Seal Beach, CA24,47784%24%
Rancho Palos Verdes, CA42,28284%24%
Redondo Beach, CA67,51184%23%
Paramount, CA54,81348%30%

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Hempstead, NY54,80149%28%
Corvallis, OR54,73580%17%
Buckeye, AZ54,92763%7%
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Paramount, CA54,81348%30%
Source: The Paramount, 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.