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For the 2021 school year, there are 30 public schools serving 20,497 students in ABC Unified School District. This district's average testing ranking is 9/10, which is in the top 20% of public schools in California.
Public Schools in ABC Unified School District have an average math proficiency score of 55% (versus the California public school average of 40%), and reading proficiency score of 66% (versus the 51% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in ABC Unified School District are Whitney (Gretchen) High School, Leal (Frank C.) Elementary School and Cerritos Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. ABC Unified School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in California.
Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the California public school average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

School District NameABC Unified School District
School District Websitehttp://www.abcusd.us
School District Phone Number(562) 926-5566
School District Grades OfferedKG - 12
2018-2019 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (CA)
# of Schools30 Schools10,337 Schools
# of Students20,497 Students6,194,425 Students
# of Teachers827 Teachers264,623 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio25:123:1

District Rank

ABC Unified School District, which is ranked within the top 20% of all 989 school districts in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 93% has decreased from 94% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (CA)
Overall District Rank
#289 out of 1942 school districts
(Top 20%)
This chart display the overall district rank of ABC Unified  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
55%
40%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of ABC Unified  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of CA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
66%
51%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of ABC Unified  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of CA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
93%
84%
This chart display public school graduation rate of ABC Unified  School District and public school graduation rate of CA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.660.64
# of American Indian Students73 Students32,923 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# of Asian Students7,305 Students718,723 Students
% Asian Students
36%
12%
# of Hispanic Students9,409 Students3,364,711 Students
% Hispanic Students
46%
54%
# of Black Students1,734 Students337,249 Students
% Black Students
8%
5%
# of White Students1,232 Students1,436,577 Students
% White Students
6%
23%
# of Hawaiian Students150 Students28,735 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
1%
1%
# of Two or more races Students594 Students272,835 Students
% of Two or more races Students
3%
4%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten: - 18
# of Students in Kindergarten:1,622530,196
# of Students in 1st Grade:1,409456,718
# of Students in 2nd Grade:1,452454,144
# of Students in 3rd Grade:1,432445,871
# of Students in 4th Grade:1,499465,072
# of Students in 5th Grade:1,606470,456
# of Students in 6th Grade:1,624484,451
# of Students in 7th Grade:1,610474,188
# of Students in 8th Grade:1,589471,709
# of Students in 9th Grade:1,637493,048
# of Students in 10th Grade:1,638481,274
# of Students in 11th Grade:1,555473,176
# of Students in 12th Grade:1,788485,988
# of Ungraded Students:368,116

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $12,624 in this school district is less than the state median of $15,053. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $12,334 is less than the state median of $14,597. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017This School DistrictThis State (CA)
Total Revenue$259 MM$28 MM
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Spending$253 MM$27 MM
This chart display total spending of ABC Unified  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$12,624$15,053
This chart display average revenue per public school student in ABC Unified  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$12,334$14,597
This chart display average spending per public school student in ABC Unified  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Best ABC Unified School District Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Whitney (Gretchen) High School Math: 98% | Reading: ≥99%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    16800 Shoemaker Ave.
    Cerritos, CA 90703
    (562) 229-7745

    Grades: 7-12 | 1,008 student
  • Rank: #22.
    Leal (Frank C.) Elementary School Math: 81% | Reading: 86%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    12920 Droxford St.
    Cerritos, CA 90703
    (562) 229-7880

    Grades: K-6 | 743 students
  • Rank: #33.
    Cerritos Elementary School Math: 78% | Reading: 85%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    13600 E. 183rd St.
    Cerritos, CA 90703
    (562) 229-7845

    Grades: K-6 | 666 students
  • Rank: #44.
    Wittmann (Helen) Elementary School Math: 75% | Reading: 85%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    16801 Yvette Ave.
    Cerritos, CA 90703
    (562) 229-7915

    Grades: K-6 | 597 students
  • Rank: #55.
    Gonsalves (Joe A.) Elementary School Math: 77% | Reading: 81%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    13650 Park St.
    Cerritos, CA 90703
    (562) 229-7860

    Grades: K-6 | 649 students
  • Rank: #66.
    Carmenita Middle School Math: 74% | Reading: 83%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    13435 E. 166th St.
    Cerritos, CA 90703
    (562) 229-7775

    Grades: 7-8 | 706 students
  • Rank: #77.
    Cerritos High School Math: 64% | Reading: 83%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    12500 E. 183rd St.
    Cerritos, CA 90703
    (562) 229-7715

    Grades: 9-12 | 2,186 students
  • Rank: #88.
    Stowers(Cecil B.) Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 66% | Reading: 76%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    13350 Beach St.
    Cerritos, CA 90703
    (562) 229-7905

    Grades: K-6 | 650 students
  • Rank: #99.
    Nixon (Patricia) Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 61% | Reading: 76%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    19600 Jacob Ave.
    Cerritos, CA 90703
    (562) 229-7895

    Grades: K-6 | 787 students
  • Rank: #1010.
    Bragg Elementary School Math: 63% | Reading: 70%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    11501 Bos St.
    Cerritos, CA 90703
    (562) 229-7830

    Grades: K-6 | 651 students
  • Rank: #1111.
    Carver (Charles J.) Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 64% | Reading: 68%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    19200 E. Ely St.
    Cerritos, CA 90703
    (562) 229-7840

    Grades: K-6 | 632 students
  • Rank: #1212.
    Elliott (William F) Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 57% | Reading: 66%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    18415 Cortner Ave.
    Cerritos, CA 90703
    (562) 229-7850

    Grades: K-6 | 539 students
  • Rank: #1313.
    Tetzlaff (Martin B.) Middle School Magnet School
    Math: 53% | Reading: 68%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    12351 E. Del Amo Blvd.
    Cerritos, CA 90703
    (562) 229-7795

    Grades: 7-8 | 637 students
  • Rank: #1414.
    Kennedy (John F.) Elementary School Math: 53% | Reading: 67%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    17500 Belshire Ave.
    Artesia, CA 90701
    (562) 229-7875

    Grades: K-6 | 470 students
  • Rank: #1515.
    Gahr (Richard) High School Math: 47% | Reading: 72%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    11111 Artesia Blvd.
    Cerritos, CA 90703
    (562) 229-7730

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,955 student
  • Rank: #1616.
    Ross (Faye) Middle School Magnet School
    Math: 48% | Reading: 50%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    17707 Elaine Ave.
    Artesia, CA 90701
    (562) 229-7785

    Grades: 7-8 | 594 students
  • Rank: #1717.
    Haskell (Pliny Fisk) Middle School Magnet School
    Math: 40% | Reading: 56%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    11525 Del Amo Blvd.
    Cerritos, CA 90703
    (562) 229-7815

    Grades: 7-8 | 543 students
  • Rank: #1818.
    Burbank (Luther) Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 46% | Reading: 50%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    17711 Roseton Ave.
    Artesia, CA 90701
    (562) 229-7835

    Grades: K-6 | 509 students
  • Rank: #1919.
    Willow Elementary School Math: 36% | Reading: 55%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    11733 E. 205th St.
    Lakewood, CA 90715
    (562) 229-7910

    Grades: K-6 | 445 students
  • Rank: #2020.
    Palms Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 38% | Reading: 47%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    12445 E. 207th St.
    Lakewood, CA 90715
    (562) 229-7900

    Grades: K-6 | 637 students
  • Rank: #2121.
    Furgeson (Venn W.) Elementary School Math: 34% | Reading: 50%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    22215 Elaine Ave.
    Hawaiian Gardens, CA 90716
    (562) 229-7855

    Grades: K-6 | 386 students
  • Rank: #2222.
    Artesia High School Magnet School
    Math: 27% | Reading: 55%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    12108 E. Del Amo Blvd.
    Lakewood, CA 90715
    (562) 229-7700

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,482 student
  • Rank: #2323.
    Juarez (Benito) Elementary School Math: 33% | Reading: 48%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    11939 Aclare St.
    Cerritos, CA 90703
    (562) 229-7870

    Grades: K-6 | 350 students
  • Rank: #2424.
    Fedde (Pharis F.) Middle School Magnet School
    Math: 35% | Reading: 42%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    21409 S. Elaine Ave.
    Hawaiian Gardens, CA 90716
    (562) 229-7805

    Grades: 7-8 | 389 students
  • Rank: #2525.
    Aloha Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 31% | Reading: 44%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    11737 E. 214th St.
    Lakewood, CA 90715
    (562) 229-7825

    Grades: K-6 | 360 students
  • Rank: #2626.
    Niemes (John H.) Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 32% | Reading: 40%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    16715 Jersey Ave.
    Artesia, CA 90701
    (562) 229-7890

    Grades: K-6 | 715 students
  • Rank: #2727.
    Melbourne (Ella P.) Elementary School Math: 28% | Reading: 43%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    21314 Claretta Ave.
    Lakewood, CA 90715
    (562) 229-7885

    Grades: K-6 | 490 students
  • Rank: #2828.
    Hawaiian Elementary School Math: 23% | Reading: 37%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    12350 E. 226th St.
    Hawaiian Gardens, CA 90716
    (562) 229-7865

    Grades: K-6 | 368 students
  • Rank: #2929.
    Abc Secondary (alternative) Alternative School
    Math: ≤20% | Reading: 21-39%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    16534 S. Carmenita Rd.
    Cerritos, CA 90703
    (562) 229-7768

    Grades: 7-12 | 75 students
  • Rank: #3030.
    Tracy (Wilbur) High (Continuation School) Alternative School
    Math: ≤5% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    12222 Cuesta Dr.
    Cerritos, CA 90703
    (562) 229-7760

    Grades: 9-12 | 278 students
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