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 5 public middle schools serving 3,714 students in Norwalk-La Mirada Unified School District.
Public Middle Schools in Norwalk-La Mirada Unified School District have a diversity score of 0.34, which is less than the California public middle school average of 0.64.
Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the California public middle school average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

This School District
This State (CA)
# Schools
26 Schools
3,478 Schools
# Students
15,553 Students
1,875,212 Students
# Teachers
683 Teachers
87,766 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
10,541 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
1,082 Students
199,355 Students
% Asian Students
7%
11%
# Hispanic Students
12,522 Students
1,021,136 Students
% Hispanic Students
81%
54%
# Black Students
349 Students
104,497 Students
% Black Students
2%
6%
# White Students
1,034 Students
425,910 Students
% White Students
7%
23%
# Hawaiian Students
65 Students
7,948 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
467 Students
103,260 Students
% of Two or more races Students
3%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
-
# Students in K Grade:
1,127
83,361
# Students in 1st Grade:
1,001
74,656
# Students in 2nd Grade:
1,047
77,033
# Students in 3rd Grade:
1,119
77,239
# Students in 4th Grade:
1,159
80,324
# Students in 5th Grade:
1,194
86,020
# Students in 6th Grade:
1,270
291,274
# Students in 7th Grade:
1,205
434,675
# Students in 8th Grade:
1,239
455,560
# Students in 9th Grade:
1,278
55,052
# Students in 10th Grade:
1,244
52,041
# Students in 11th Grade:
1,323
51,590
# Students in 12th Grade:
1,347
56,387
# 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 Middle Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Arlie F. Hutchinson Middle School
(Math: 48% | Reading: 57% )
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
13900 Estero Rd.
La Mirada, CA 90638
(562) 210-2945
Grades: 6-8
| 768 students
Rank: #22.
Reginald M. Benton Middle 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
| 634 students
Rank: #33.
Los Alisos Middle School
(Math: 35% | Reading: 46% )
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
14800 S. Jersey Ave.
Norwalk, CA 90650
(562) 210-3495
Grades: 6-8
| 1,092 students
Rank: #44.
Corvallis Middle School
(Math: 20% | Reading: 35% )
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
11032 E. Leffingwell Rd.
Norwalk, CA 90650
(562) 210-4125
Grades: 6-8
| 655 students
Rank: #55.
Nettie L. Waite Middle School
(Math: 16% | Reading: 30% )
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
14320 S. Norwalk Blvd.
Norwalk, CA 90650
(562) 210-4370
Grades: 6-8
| 565 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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