Norwalk-La Mirada Unified School District

12820 Pioneer Blvd.
Norwalk, CA 90650-2894
(District boundaries shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%

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%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 26 public schools serving 15,553 students in Norwalk-La Mirada Unified School District. This district's average testing ranking is 7/10, which is in the top 50% of public schools in California.
Public Schools in Norwalk-La Mirada Unified School District have an average math proficiency score of 29% (versus the California public school average of 34%), and reading proficiency score of 61% (versus the 49% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the California public school average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
This State (CA)
# Schools
26 Schools
10,375 Schools
# Students
15,553 Students
5,876,295 Students
# Teachers
683 Teachers
267,757 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
23:1
23:1

District Rank

Norwalk-La Mirada Unified School District, which is ranked #447 of all 1,167 school districts in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-2021 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 90% has decreased from 94% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (CA)
Overall District Rank
#440 out of 1200 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Norwalk-La Mirada Unified  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
34%
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 2020-21 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
49%
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 2020-21 school year data.
Graduation Rate
90%
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 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.34
0.63
# American Indian Students
34 Students
27,207 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
1,082 Students
696,628 Students
% Asian Students
7%
12%
# Hispanic Students
12,522 Students
3,281,568 Students
% Hispanic Students
81%
56%
# Black Students
349 Students
296,694 Students
% Black Students
2%
5%
# White Students
1,034 Students
1,235,074 Students
% White Students
7%
21%
# Hawaiian Students
65 Students
24,653 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
467 Students
309,952 Students
% of Two or more races Students
3%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
-
# Students in K Grade:
1,127
469,461
# Students in 1st Grade:
1,001
408,174
# Students in 2nd Grade:
1,047
421,021
# Students in 3rd Grade:
1,119
426,338
# Students in 4th Grade:
1,159
432,663
# Students in 5th Grade:
1,194
440,560
# Students in 6th Grade:
1,270
440,507
# Students in 7th Grade:
1,205
434,863
# Students in 8th Grade:
1,239
455,685
# Students in 9th Grade:
1,278
484,040
# Students in 10th Grade:
1,244
494,745
# Students in 11th Grade:
1,323
478,449
# Students in 12th Grade:
1,347
489,789
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $20,288 is higher than the state median of $19,806. The school district revenue/student has grown by 20% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $18,475 is higher than the state median of $18,241. The school district spending/student has grown by 7% over four school years.
This School District
This State (CA)
Total Revenue
$316 MM
$116,387 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 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$287 MM
$107,188 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 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$20,288
$19,806
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 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$18,475
$18,241
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 2020-21 school year data.

Best Norwalk-La Mirada Unified School District Public Schools (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
La Mirada High School
Math: 70-79% | Reading: ≥90%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
13520 Adelfa Dr.
La Mirada, CA 90638
(562) 210-3315
Grades: 9-12
| 1,833 students
Rank: #22.
John H. Nuffer Elementary School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
14821 S. Jersey Ave.
Norwalk, CA 90650
(562) 210-4060
Grades: K-5
| 321 students
Rank: #33.
John H. Glenn High School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
13520 Shoemaker Ave.
Norwalk, CA 90650
(562) 210-3000
Grades: 9-12
| 1,130 students
Rank: #44.
Norwalk High School
Math: 21% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
11356 E. Leffingwell Rd.
Norwalk, CA 90650
(562) 210-3830
Grades: 9-12
| 2,018 students
Rank: n/an/a
10932 E. Excelsior Dr.
Norwalk, CA 90650
(562) 210-2890
Grades: K-5
| 454 students
Rank: n/an/a
13900 Estero Rd.
La Mirada, CA 90638
(562) 210-2945
Grades: 6-8
| 768 students
Rank: n/an/a
11960 E. 162nd St.
Norwalk, CA 90650
(562) 210-4315
Grades: K-5
| 254 students
Rank: n/an/a
11032 E. Leffingwell Rd.
Norwalk, CA 90650
(562) 210-4125
Grades: 6-8
| 655 students
Rank: n/an/a
13421 S. Fairford Ave.
Norwalk, CA 90650
(562) 210-3120
Grades: K-5
| 347 students
Rank: n/an/a
15121 S. Grayland Ave.
Norwalk, CA 90650
(562) 210-4440
Grades: K-5
| 415 students
Rank: n/an/a
15730 Pescados Dr.
La Mirada, CA 90638
(562) 210-2650
Grades: K-5
| 403 students
Rank: n/an/a
El Camino High (Continuation School)
Alternative School
Reading: <50%
14640 Mercado Ave.
La Mirada, CA 90638
(562) 210-2700
Grades: 9-12
| 211 students
Rank: n/an/a
15135 Escalona Rd.
La Mirada, CA 90638
(562) 210-2745
Grades: K-5
| 409 students
Rank: n/an/a
13930 E. Foster Rd.
La Mirada, CA 90638
(562) 210-2790
Grades: K-5
| 266 students
Rank: n/an/a
14607 E. Gardenhill Dr.
La Mirada, CA 90638
(562) 210-2840
Grades: K-5
| 651 students
Rank: n/an/a
15021 S. Bloomfield Ave.
Norwalk, CA 90650
(562) 210-2560
Grades: K-5
| 559 students
Rank: n/an/a
12726 Meadowgreen Rd.
La Mirada, CA 90638
(562) 210-2610
Grades: K-5
| 266 students
Rank: n/an/a
13510 S. Maidstone
Norwalk, CA 90650
(562) 210-3710
Grades: K-5
| 637 students
Rank: n/an/a
14420 La Pluma Dr.
La Mirada, CA 90638
(562) 210-3205
Grades: K-5
| 319 students
Rank: n/an/a
14716 Elmcroft Ave.
Norwalk, CA 90650
(562) 210-3255
Grades: K-5
| 474 students
Rank: n/an/a
14800 S. Jersey Ave.
Norwalk, CA 90650
(562) 210-3495
Grades: 6-8
| 1,092 students
Rank: n/an/a
14320 S. Norwalk Blvd.
Norwalk, CA 90650
(562) 210-4370
Grades: 6-8
| 565 students
Rank: n/an/a
13432 S. Halct. Ave.
Norwalk, CA 90650
(562) 210-3770
Grades: K-5
| 303 students
Rank: n/an/a
14616 Dinard Ave.
Norwalk, CA 90650
(562) 210-4205
Grades: n/a
| 0 students
Rank: n/an/a
15709 E. Olive Branch Rd.
La Mirada, CA 90638
(562) 210-2500
Grades: 6-8
| 634 students
Rank: n/an/a
13323 S. Goller Ave.
Norwalk, CA 90650
(562) 210-3650
Grades: K-5
| 569 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Norwalk-La Mirada Unified School District?
Norwalk-La Mirada Unified School District manages 26 public schools serving 15,553 students.
What is the rank of Norwalk-La Mirada Unified School District?
Norwalk-La Mirada Unified School District is ranked #447 out of 1,167 school districts in California (top 50%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2020-2021 school year. This district ranks in the top 20% of California school districts for: Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in Norwalk-La Mirada Unified School District?
81% of Norwalk-La Mirada Unified School District students are Hispanic, 7% of students are Asian, 7% of students are White, 3% of students are Two or more races, and 2% of students are Black.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Norwalk-La Mirada Unified School District?
Norwalk-La Mirada Unified School District has a student/teacher ratio of 23:1, which is higher than the California state average of 22:1.
What is Norwalk-La Mirada Unified School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $18,475 is higher than the state median of $18,241. The school district spending/student has grown by 7% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 26 schools
  • Grades: KG-12
  • Enrollment: 15,553 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 93%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90% (Top 50% in CA)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 28% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 61% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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