Norwalk-La Mirada Unified School District

12820 Pioneer Blvd.
Norwalk, CA 90650-2894
(District boundaries shown in map)
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 4 public high schools serving 5,192 students in Norwalk-La Mirada Unified School District. This district's average high testing ranking is 7/10, which is in the top 50% of public high schools in California.
Public High Schools in Norwalk-La Mirada Unified School District have an average math proficiency score of 29% (versus the California public high school average of 34%), and reading proficiency score of 61% (versus the 56% statewide average).
Public High School in Norwalk-La Mirada Unified School District have a Graduation Rate of 90%, which is more than the California average of 85%.
The school with highest graduation rate is Norwalk High School, with 97% graduation rate. Read more about public school graduation rate statistics in California or national school graduation rate statistics.
Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the California public high school average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

This School District
This State (CA)
# Schools
26 Schools
2,819 Schools
# Students
15,553 Students
2,202,926 Students
# Teachers
683 Teachers
101,134 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.
This School District
State Average (CA)
#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.
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.
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.
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:

0.34
0.64
# American Indian Students
34 Students
11,449 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
1,082 Students
253,504 Students
% Asian Students
7%
12%
# Hispanic Students
12,522 Students
1,210,360 Students
% Hispanic Students
81%
55%
# Black Students
349 Students
118,808 Students
% Black Students
2%
5%
# White Students
1,034 Students
492,258 Students
% White Students
7%
22%
# Hawaiian Students
65 Students
9,615 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
467 Students
103,544 Students
% of Two or more races Students
3%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
-
# Students in K Grade:
1,127
24,268
# Students in 1st Grade:
1,001
22,398
# Students in 2nd Grade:
1,047
23,183
# Students in 3rd Grade:
1,119
23,195
# Students in 4th Grade:
1,159
23,339
# Students in 5th Grade:
1,194
23,640
# Students in 6th Grade:
1,270
31,567
# Students in 7th Grade:
1,205
40,814
# Students in 8th Grade:
1,239
43,546
# Students in 9th Grade:
1,278
484,001
# Students in 10th Grade:
1,244
494,744
# Students in 11th Grade:
1,323
478,449
# Students in 12th Grade:
1,347
489,782
# 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 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 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 High 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. 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: #33.
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: #44.
El Camino High (Continuation School)
Alternative School
(Math: ≤5% | Reading: 6-9% )
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
14640 Mercado Ave.
La Mirada, CA 90638
(562) 210-2700
Grades: 9-12
| 211 students

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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%
  • : 90% (Top 50% in CA)
  • : Top 50%
  • : 28% (Top 50%)
  • : 61% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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