PROFICIENCY 37% 3% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
28%Paramount Unified

Wesley Gaines is a school servicing grades KG to 3 and is located in the district of "Paramount Unified" in Paramount, CA. There are a total of 440 students and 16 teachers at Wesley Gaines, for a student to teacher ratio of 28 to 1. There are a total of 376 free lunch students and 42 reduced lunch students.

Wesley Gaines has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 37.0%, which is 3% lower than the California average.


Student/Teacher ratio28:1
Free lunch376
Reduced lunch42


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 Wesley Gaines, 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

High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

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.

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Wesley Gaines race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 0.9% 1.3% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 7.4% 8.9% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 0.9% 1.6% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 89.2% 86.4% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.4% 0.1% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.4% 0.8% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.9% 0.8% 3.1% 3.1%

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Paramount demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)11,61823291
Median age30.736.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)47%52%55%
Speak English23%56%79%
Speak Spanish74%29%13%

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%
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Source: The Wesley Gaines data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.
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