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Avg. test scores 29%
High school dipl. 11%
Bachelors degree 66%

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
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Key findings

  • The 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%

      Cerritos, CA School Districts

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      There are a total of 17 public schools, 6 private schools and 4 post-secondary schools in Cerritos. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Cerritos, CA schools is 64%. The average student to teacher ratio is 23:1. In Cerritos, CA, an average of 92.4% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 91.7% have completed high school.

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Rolling Hills Estates, CA8,20681%65%
      Rossmoor, CA10,93379%61%
      Seal Beach, CA24,51069%39%
      Yorba Linda, CA67,36267%37%
      Cypress, CA48,97867%36%
      Cerritos, CA49,79764%29%

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      Bonita Springs, FL49,80756%14%
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      Troy, NY49,88139%20%
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      Cerritos, CA49,79764%29%
      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.