Top 10 Best Paramount Public Schools (2023)

For the 2023 school year, there are 15 public schools serving 11,686 students in Paramount, CA (there are 1 private school, serving 283 private students). 98% of all K-12 students in Paramount, CA are educated in public schools (compared to the CA state average of 90%).
The top ranked public schools in Paramount, CA are Paramount High School, Wesley Gaines and Abraham Lincoln. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Paramount, CA public schools have an average math proficiency score of 15% (versus the California public school average of 34%), and reading proficiency score of 34% (versus the 49% statewide average). Schools in Paramount have an average ranking of 2/10, which is in the bottom 50% of California public schools.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the California public school average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

Best Paramount, CA Public Schools (2023)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Paramount High School
Math: 23% | Reading: 54%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
14429 S. Downey Ave.
Paramount, CA 90723
(562) 602-6067
Grades: 9-12
| 4,211 students
Rank: #22.
Wesley Gaines
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
7340 E. Jackson St.
Paramount, CA 90723
(562) 602-8012
Grades: K-3
| 370 students
Rank: #33.
Abraham Lincoln
Math: 21% | Reading: 29%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
15324 Ca Ave.
Paramount, CA 90723
(562) 602-8036
Grades: K-5
| 625 students
Rank: #44.
Alondra Middle School
Math: 13% | Reading: 40%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
16200 Downey Ave.
Paramount, CA 90723
(562) 602-8004
Grades: 6-8
| 903 students
Rank: #55.
Paramount Park Middle School
Math: 12% | Reading: 36%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
14608 Paramount Blvd.
Paramount, CA 90723
(562) 602-8052
Grades: 6-8
| 628 students
Rank: #66.
Frank J. Zamboni
Math: 14% | Reading: 32%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
15733 S. Orange Ave.
Paramount, CA 90723
(562) 602-8048
Grades: 6-8
| 794 students
Rank: #77.
Leona Jackson
Math: 12% | Reading: 33%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
7220 Jackson St.
Paramount, CA 90723
(562) 602-8020
Grades: 4-8
| 755 students
Rank: #88.
Los Cerritos
Math: 16% | Reading: 27%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
14626 Gundry Ave.
Paramount, CA 90723
(562) 602-8040
Grades: K-5
| 482 students
Rank: #99.
Major Lynn Mokler
Math: 18% | Reading: 22%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
8571 E. Flower St.
Paramount, CA 90723
(562) 602-8044
Grades: K-5
| 563 students
Rank: #1010.
Harry Wirtz Elementary School
Math: 15% | Reading: 24%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
8535 Contreras St.
Paramount, CA 90723
(562) 602-8068
Grades: K-5
| 518 students
Rank: #1111.
Theodore Roosevelt
Math: 13% | Reading: 25%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
13451 Merkel Ave.
Paramount, CA 90723
(562) 602-8056
Grades: K-5
| 558 students
Rank: #1212.
Howard Tanner
Math: 13% | Reading: 22%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
7210 Rosecrans Ave.
Paramount, CA 90723
(562) 602-8060
Grades: K-5
| 476 students
Rank: #1313.
Jefferson Elementary School
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
8600 Jefferson St.
Paramount, CA 90723
(562) 602-8024
Grades: K-5
| 343 students
Rank: #1414.
Mark Keppel
Math: 10% | Reading: 26%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
6630 E. Mark Keppel St.
Paramount, CA 90723
(562) 602-8028
Grades: K-5
| 446 students
Rank: n/an/a
Paramount Unified Community Day
Alternative School
14507 Paramount Blvd.
Paramount, CA 90723
(562) 602-8084
Grades: 7-12
| 14 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Paramount, California

Paramount, California Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
16200 South Downey Ave.
Paramount, CA 90723
(562) 602-8004
Grades: K-8
| 856 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Paramount, CA?

The top ranked public schools in Paramount, CA are Paramount High School, Wesley Gaines and Abraham Lincoln.

How many public schools are located in Paramount, CA?

15 public schools are located in Paramount, CA.

What percentage of students in Paramount, CA go to public school?

98% of all K-12 students in Paramount, CA are educated in public schools (compared to the CA state average of 90%).

What is the racial composition of students in Paramount, CA?

Paramount, CA minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the California public school average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

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