Norwalk-La Mirada Unified School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 27 public schools serving 17,430 students in Norwalk-La Mirada Unified School District. This district's average testing ranking is 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in California.
Public Schools in Norwalk-La Mirada Unified School District have an average math proficiency score of 34% (versus the California public school average of 40%), and reading proficiency score of 46% (versus the 51% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Norwalk-La Mirada Unified School District are Gardenhill Elementary School, Eastwood Elementary School and Escalona Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Norwalk-La Mirada Unified School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in California.
Minority enrollment is 92% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the California public school average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Norwalk-La Mirada Unified School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in California for:

Category
Attribute
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Norwalk-La Mirada Unified School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
KG - 12
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (CA)
# Schools
27 Schools
10,233 Schools
# Students
17,430 Students
6,168,558 Students
# Teachers
728 Teachers
263,481 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
24:1
24:1

District Rank

Norwalk-La Mirada Unified School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 988 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 92% has decreased from 93% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (CA)
Overall District Rank
#929 out of 1942 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Norwalk-La Mirada Unified  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
40%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Norwalk-La Mirada 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)
47%
51%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Norwalk-La Mirada 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
92%
84%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Norwalk-La Mirada 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
0.34
0.64
# American Indian Students
27 Students
32,775 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
1,134 Students
716,889 Students
% Asian Students
6%
12%
# Hispanic Students
14,046 Students
3,350,293 Students
% Hispanic Students
81%
54%
# Black Students
457 Students
335,281 Students
% Black Students
3%
5%
# White Students
1,406 Students
1,429,452 Students
% White Students
8%
23%
# Hawaiian Students
72 Students
28,573 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
1%
# Two or more races Students
288 Students
271,340 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
18
# Students in K Grade:
1,436
526,799
# Students in 1st Grade:
1,247
453,975
# Students in 2nd Grade:
1,352
451,494
# Students in 3rd Grade:
1,260
443,439
# Students in 4th Grade:
1,318
462,447
# Students in 5th Grade:
1,402
467,886
# Students in 6th Grade:
1,228
482,667
# Students in 7th Grade:
1,323
472,586
# Students in 8th Grade:
1,231
469,754
# Students in 9th Grade:
1,452
492,115
# Students in 10th Grade:
1,418
480,320
# Students in 11th Grade:
1,376
472,076
# Students in 12th Grade:
1,330
484,898
# Ungraded Students:
57
8,084

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $16,230 is higher than the state median of $15,969. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $15,838 is less than the state median of $16,042. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (CA)
Total Revenue
$283 MM
$29 MM
This chart display total revenue of Norwalk-La Mirada Unified  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending
$276 MM
$29 MM
This chart display total spending of Norwalk-La Mirada Unified  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$16,230
$15,969
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Norwalk-La Mirada Unified  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student
$15,838
$16,042
This chart display average spending per public school student in Norwalk-La Mirada Unified  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Best Norwalk-La Mirada Unified School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Gardenhill Elementary School
Math: 65% | Reading: 74%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
14607 E. Gardenhill Dr.
La Mirada, CA 90638
(562) 210-2840
Grades: K-5
| 764 students
Rank: #22.
Eastwood Elementary School
Math: 58% | Reading: 67%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
15730 Pescados Dr.
La Mirada, CA 90638
(562) 210-2650
Grades: K-5
| 471 students
Rank: #33.
Escalona Elementary School
Math: 57% | Reading: 62%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
15135 Escalona Rd.
La Mirada, CA 90638
(562) 210-2745
Grades: K-5
| 575 students
Rank: #44.
John Dolland Elementary School
Math: 58% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
15021 S. Bloomfield Ave.
Norwalk, CA 90650
(562) 210-2560
Grades: K-5
| 511 students
Rank: #55.
John Foster Dulles Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
12726 Meadowgreen Rd.
La Mirada, CA 90638
(562) 210-2610
Grades: K-5
| 272 students
Rank: #66.
Arlie F. Hutchinson Middle School
Magnet School
Math: 48% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
13900 Estero Rd.
La Mirada, CA 90638
(562) 210-2945
Grades: 6-8
| 703 students
Rank: #77.
Julia B. Morrison Elementary School
Math: 47% | Reading: 55%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
13510 S. Maidstone
Norwalk, CA 90650
(562) 210-3710
Grades: K-5
| 750 students
Rank: #88.
D. D. Johnston Elementary School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
13421 S. Fairford Ave.
Norwalk, CA 90650
(562) 210-3120
Grades: K-5
| 385 students
Rank: #99.
La Pluma Elementary School
Math: 42% | Reading: 51%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
14420 La Pluma Dr.
La Mirada, CA 90638
(562) 210-3205
Grades: K-5
| 476 students
Rank: #1010.
Loretta Lampton Elementary School
Math: 46% | Reading: 49%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
14716 Elmcroft Ave.
Norwalk, CA 90650
(562) 210-3255
Grades: K-5
| 612 students
Rank: #1111.
La Mirada High School
Math: 28% | Reading: 56%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
13520 Adelfa Dr.
La Mirada, CA 90638
(562) 210-3315
Grades: 9-12
| 2,006 students
Rank: #1212.
Foster Road Elementary School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
13930 E. Foster Rd.
La Mirada, CA 90638
(562) 210-2790
Grades: K-5
| 351 students
Rank: #1313.
Reginald M. Benton Middle School
Magnet School
Math: 28% | Reading: 52%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
15709 E. Olive Branch Rd.
La Mirada, CA 90638
(562) 210-2500
Grades: 6-8
| 536 students
Rank: #1414.
Los Alisos Middle School
Magnet School
Math: 35% | Reading: 46%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
14800 S. Jersey Ave.
Norwalk, CA 90650
(562) 210-3495
Grades: 6-8
| 1,188 students
Rank: #1515.
Cesar Chavez Elementary School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
12110 E. Walnut St.
Norwalk, CA 90650
(562) 210-4490
Grades: K-5
| 383 students
Rank: #1616.
New River Elementary School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
13432 S. Halct. Ave.
Norwalk, CA 90650
(562) 210-3770
Grades: K-5
| 391 students
Rank: #1717.
Anna M. Glazier Elementary School
Math: 30% | Reading: 35%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
10932 E. Excelsior Dr.
Norwalk, CA 90650
(562) 210-2890
Grades: K-5
| 518 students
Rank: #1818.
Arturo Sanchez Elementary School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
11960 E. 162nd St.
Norwalk, CA 90650
(562) 210-4315
Grades: K-5
| 331 students
Rank: #1919.
Norwalk High School
Math: 21% | Reading: 38%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
11356 E. Leffingwell Rd.
Norwalk, CA 90650
(562) 210-3830
Grades: 9-12
| 2,085 students
Rank: #2020.
John H. Glenn High School
Math: 22% | Reading: 36%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
13520 Shoemaker Ave.
Norwalk, CA 90650
(562) 210-3000
Grades: 9-12
| 1,322 students
Rank: #2121.
Earl E. Edmondson Elementary School
Math: 21% | Reading: 35%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
15121 S. Grayland Ave.
Norwalk, CA 90650
(562) 210-4440
Grades: K-5
| 476 students
Rank: #2222.
Corvallis Middle School
Magnet School
Math: 20% | Reading: 35%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
11032 E. Leffingwell Rd.
Norwalk, CA 90650
(562) 210-4125
Grades: 6-8
| 765 students
Rank: #2323.
Thomas B. Moffitt Elementary School
Math: 20% | Reading: 31%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
13323 S. Goller Ave.
Norwalk, CA 90650
(562) 210-3650
Grades: K-5
| 444 students
Rank: #2424.
Nettie L. Waite Middle School
Magnet School
Math: 16% | Reading: 30%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
14320 S. Norwalk Blvd.
Norwalk, CA 90650
(562) 210-4370
Grades: 6-8
| 590 students
Rank: #2525.
John H. Nuffer Elementary School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
14821 S. Jersey Ave.
Norwalk, CA 90650
(562) 210-4060
Grades: K-5
| 306 students
Rank: #2626.
El Camino High (Continuation School)
Alternative School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: 6-9%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
14625 Keese Dr.
Whittier, CA 90604
(562) 210-2700
Grades: 9-12
| 219 students
14616 Dinard Ave.
Norwalk, CA 90650
(562) 210-4205
Grades: n/a
| n/a students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: KG - 12
  • Students: 17,430 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 24:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 92%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 92% (Top 30% in CA)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 35% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 47% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.34

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