Avg. test scores 43%
High school dipl. 32%
Bachelors degree 70%

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

Key findings

  • The 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%

      Paramount, CA School Districts

      • Paramount Unified School District

      There are a total of 15 public schools, 1 private schools and 2 post-secondary schools in Paramount. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Paramount, CA schools is 28%. The average student to teacher ratio is 21:1. In Paramount, CA, an average of 59.5% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 56.3% have completed high school.

      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.