Top 10 Best Cerritos Public Schools (2021)

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For the 2021 school year, there are 18 public schools serving 13,652 students in Cerritos, CA. Cerritos has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in California.
The top ranked public schools in Cerritos, CA are Whitney (Gretchen) High School, Leal (Frank C.) Elementary School and Gonsalves (Joe A.) Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Cerritos, CA public schools have an average math proficiency score of 63% (versus the California public school average of 38%), and reading proficiency score of 74% (versus the 50% statewide average). Schools in Cerritos have an average ranking of 10/10, which is in the top 10% of California public schools.
Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Asian), which is more than the California public school average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Top Cerritos, CA Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Whitney (Gretchen) High School Math: 97% | 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: 83% | Reading: 86%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    12920 Droxford St.
    Cerritos, CA 90703
    (562) 229-7880

    Grades: K-6 | 743 students
  • Rank: #33.
    Gonsalves (Joe A.) Elementary School Math: 79% | Reading: 84%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    13650 Park St.
    Cerritos, CA 90703
    (562) 229-7860

    Grades: K-6 | 649 students
  • Rank: #44.
    Cerritos Elementary School Math: 76% | Reading: 83%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    13600 E. 183rd St.
    Cerritos, CA 90703
    (562) 229-7845

    Grades: K-6 | 666 students
  • Rank: #55.
    Carmenita Middle School Math: 74% | Reading: 84%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    13435 E. 166th St.
    Cerritos, CA 90703
    (562) 229-7775

    Grades: 7-8 | 706 students
  • Rank: #66.
    Wittmann (Helen) Elementary School Math: 72% | Reading: 83%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    16801 Yvette Ave.
    Cerritos, CA 90703
    (562) 229-7915

    Grades: K-6 | 597 students
  • Rank: #77.
    Cerritos High School Math: 62% | 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: 64% | Reading: 71%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    13350 Beach St.
    Cerritos, CA 90703
    (562) 229-7905

    Grades: K-6 | 650 students
  • Rank: #9-109.- 10.
    Bragg Elementary School Math: 64% | Reading: 69%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    11501 Bos St.
    Cerritos, CA 90703
    (562) 229-7830

    Grades: K-6 | 651 students
  • Rank: #9-109.- 10.
    Carver (Charles J.) Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 64% | Reading: 69%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    19200 E. Ely St.
    Cerritos, CA 90703
    (562) 229-7840

    Grades: K-6 | 632 students
  • Rank: #1111.
    Elliott (William F) Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 60% | Reading: 71%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    18415 Cortner Ave.
    Cerritos, CA 90703
    (562) 229-7850

    Grades: K-6 | 539 students
  • Rank: #1212.
    Nixon (Patricia) Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 51% | Reading: 71%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    19600 Jacob Ave.
    Cerritos, CA 90703
    (562) 229-7895

    Grades: K-6 | 787 students
  • Rank: #1313.
    Tetzlaff (Martin B.) Middle School Magnet School
    Math: 51% | Reading: 66%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    12351 E. Del Amo Blvd.
    Cerritos, CA 90703
    (562) 229-7795

    Grades: 7-8 | 637 students
  • Rank: #1414.
    Gahr (Richard) High School Math: 40% | Reading: 73%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    11111 Artesia Blvd.
    Cerritos, CA 90703
    (562) 229-7730

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,955 student
  • Rank: #1515.
    Abc Secondary (alternative) Alternative School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    16534 S. Carmenita Rd.
    Cerritos, CA 90703
    (562) 229-7768

    Grades: 7-12 | 75 students
  • Rank: #1616.
    Haskell (Pliny Fisk) Middle School Magnet School
    Math: 41% | Reading: 52%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    11525 Del Amo Blvd.
    Cerritos, CA 90703
    (562) 229-7815

    Grades: 7-8 | 543 students
  • Rank: #1717.
    Juarez (Benito) Elementary School Math: 35% | Reading: 43%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    11939 Aclare St.
    Cerritos, CA 90703
    (562) 229-7870

    Grades: K-6 | 350 students
  • Rank: #1818.
    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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