Abc Secondary (alternative)

16534 S. Carmenita Rd.

Cerritos, CA 90703

Tel: (562)229-7768
  • Abc Secondary (alternative) serves 64 students in grades 7-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is <50% (which is higher than the California state average of 37%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is <50% (which is higher than the California state average of 48%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Abc Secondary (alternative) placed in the top 30% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 32:1 is higher than the California state level of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 86% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 76%.
  • Abc Secondary (alternative) operates within the Abc Unified School District.
  • Abc Unified School District's 94% graduation rate is higher than the California state average of 83%.

School Overview

  • Abc Secondary (alternative)'s student population of 64 students has declined by 37% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 2 teachers has declined by 33% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students64 students
Gender %Abc Secondary (alternative) Gender
Total Classroom Teachers2 teachers
Students by GradeAbc Secondary (alternative) Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Abc Secondary (alternative) is ranked within the top 30% of all 9595 schools in California (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 32:1 has increased from 31:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Abc Secondary (alternative) is 0.51, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)<50%
37%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)<50%
48%
Student : Teacher Ratio32:124:1
Asian
9%
11%
Hispanic
68%
54%
Black
6%
6%
White
14%
24%
Two or more races
3%
4%
All Ethnic GroupsAbc Secondary (alternative) All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.510.64
Graduation Rate30-39%
83%
Abc Secondary (alternative) Graduation Rate (2011-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
37%
50%

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Abc Secondary (alternative) is Abc Unified School District, which is ranked within the top 20% of all 983 school districts in California (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Abc Unified School District's student population of 20,811 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The district's graduation rate of 94% has increased from 91% over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $8,935 in this district is less than the state average of $11,049. The district revenue/student has declined by 7% over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $9,018 is less than the state average of $11,340. The district spending/student has declined by 7% over four school years.
    School District NameAbc Unified School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    30
    4
    Number of Students Managed20,8111,585
    Abc Unified School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    52%
    37%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    63%
    48%
    District Graduation Rate
    94%
    83%
    District Total Revenue$186 MM$18 MM
    District Spending$188 MM$18 MM
    District Revenue / Student$8,935$11,049
    District Spending / Student$9,018$11,340
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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