PROFICIENCY 27% 30% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
28%Paramount Unified
28%Paramount
38%California

Los Cerritos is a school servicing grades KG to 5 and is located in the district of "Paramount Unified" in Paramount, CA. There are a total of 615 students and 24 teachers at Los Cerritos, for a student to teacher ratio of 26 to 1. There are a total of 542 free lunch students and 37 reduced lunch students.

Los Cerritos has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 26.5%, which is 30% lower than the California average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students615
Teachers24
Student/Teacher ratio26:1
Free lunch542
Reduced lunch37

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Los Cerritos, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All26%
330-34%
430-34%
510-14%
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All27%
320-24%
425-29%
530-34%
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High Schooln/a

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

Los Cerritos race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictCaliforniaNational
White n/a 1.3% 24.1% 51.1%
Black n/a 8.9% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian n/a 1.6% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino n/a 86.4% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan n/a 0.1% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian n/a 0.8% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial n/a 0.8% 3.1% 3.1%

Paramount demographics profile

StatisticParamountCaliforniaNational
Population95,21939,512,223328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)13,15925691
Median age31.236.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)46%52%55%
Speak English11%56%79%
Speak Spanish89%29%13%

Education level achieved in Paramount

IndexParamountCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade55.0%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school51.6%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college28.5%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree12.4%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors8.1%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters2.0%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.5%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.1%1.6%1.3%
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Source: The Los Cerritos data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.