Paramount school information

Average Test Scores28%38%49%
Student/Teacher ratio21:120:116:1
Total public schools158,30879,221
Total private schools13,43824,874
Total post-secondary schools21,0857,963
The Paramount, CA educational system consists of 15 public schools, 1 private schools and 2 post-secondary schools. Paramount public schools have average test scores of 28% which is 27% lower than than the California average and 43% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Paramount public schools is 21:1, compared to 20:1 in California and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 59.5% of students have completed 8th grade, 56.3% have completed high school, 9.1% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.7% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Paramount are 43% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 15 public schools in Paramount.
  • 59.5% of people in Paramount have completed 8th grade.
  • 56.3% of people in Paramount have completed high school.
  • 9.1% of people in Paramount have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Paramount

Completed 8th grade59.5%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school56.3%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college32.6%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree14.3%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors9.1%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters2.6%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.7%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.2%1.6%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Rolling Hills Estates, CA8,20681%65%
Rossmoor, CA10,93379%61%
Manhattan Beach, CA35,57379%60%
South Pasadena, CA25,93676%54%
Palos Verdes Estates, CA13,58276%53%
Paramount, CA54,94128%43%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Port Arthur, TX54,91363%27%
Hanford, CA54,91235%29%
West Haven, CT54,97237%24%
Aloha, OR54,90850%2%
Shoreline, WA55,02164%29%
Paramount, CA54,94128%43%
Source: The Paramount, 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.