Top 10 Best Cerritos Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 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 Cerritos 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 64% (versus the California public school average of 40%), and reading proficiency score of 75% (versus the 51% 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).

Best Cerritos, CA Public Schools (2022)

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 students
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%
(1)
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%
(2)
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.
Gahr (Richard) High School
Math: 47% | Reading: 72%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
(3)
11111 Artesia Blvd.
Cerritos, CA 90703
(562) 229-7730
Grades: 9-12
| 1,955 students
Rank: #1515.
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: #1616.
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: #1717.
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: #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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Cerritos, California Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
12254 Cuesta Dr
Cerritos, CA 90703
(562) 926-5566
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
13435 East 166th St.
Cerritos, CA 90703
(562) 926-4405
Grades: 7-8
| 680 students

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