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96%
  • Whitney (gretchen) High
  • 16800 Shoemaker Ave., Cerritos
  • ABC Unified
  • Grades: 7 - 12 · Students: 1,019
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 26:1
83%
  • Gonsalves (joe A.) Elementary
  • 13650 Park St., Cerritos
  • ABC Unified
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 666
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 27:1
81%
  • Leal (frank C.) Elementary
  • 12920 Droxford St., Cerritos
  • ABC Unified
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 759
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 28:1
79%
  • Cerritos Elementary
  • 13600 E. 183rd St., Cerritos
  • ABC Unified
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 692
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 29:1
75%
  • Carmenita Middle School
  • 13435 E. 166th St., Cerritos
  • ABC Unified
  • Grades: 7 - 8 · Students: 660
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 26:1
75%
  • Wittmann (helen) Elementary
  • 16801 Yvette Ave., Cerritos
  • ABC Unified
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 583
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 27:1
67%
  • Cerritos High
  • 12500 E. 183rd St., Cerritos
  • ABC Unified
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 2,176
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 26:1
66%
  • Carver (charles J.) Elementary
  • 19200 E. Ely St., Cerritos
  • ABC Unified
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 638
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 27:1
61%
  • Bragg Elementary
  • 11501 Bos St., Cerritos
  • ABC Unified
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 617
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 26:1
59%
  • Elliott (william F) Elementary
  • 18415 Cortner Ave., Cerritos
  • ABC Unified
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 542
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 28:1
59%
  • Stowers(cecil B.) Elementary
  • 13350 Beach St., Cerritos
  • ABC Unified
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 635
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 27:1
56%
  • Nixon (patricia) Elementary
  • 19600 Jacob Ave., Cerritos
  • ABC Unified
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 789
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 27:1
51%
  • Tetzlaff (martin B.) Middle School
  • 12351 E. Del Amo Blvd., Cerritos
  • ABC Unified
  • Grades: 7 - 8 · Students: 613
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 24:1
48%
  • Gahr (richard) High
  • 11111 Artesia Blvd., Cerritos
  • ABC Unified
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 1,998
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 25:1
38%
  • Haskell (pliny Fisk) Middle School
  • 11525 Del Amo Blvd., Cerritos
  • ABC Unified
  • Grades: 7 - 8 · Students: 485
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 24:1
28%
  • Juarez (benito) Elementary
  • 11939 Aclare St., Cerritos
  • ABC Unified
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 358
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 24:1
n/a
  • Abc Secondary (alternative)
  • 16534 S. Carmenita Rd., Cerritos
  • ABC Unified
  • Grades: 7 - 12 · Students: 96
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 30:1
n/a
  • Tracy (wilbur) High (continuation)
  • 12222 Cuesta Dr., Cerritos
  • ABC Unified
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 362
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 20:1
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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.

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

ABC Unified School District

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.

To customize your list of Cerritos schools, you can start by sorting the list of schools by proficiency test score, school name or student to teacher ratio. Then you can select the grade levels that you would like to see, these include preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Next, select the school type from the following options: charter, magnet, title I and title 1. Finally, you are able to filter your results by average proficiency score. Simply select the minimum proficiency score that you would like to see and only schools with that proficiency score or higher will appear on your list of Cerritos, CA schools.

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.