Paramount Unified School District

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  • For the 2020 school year, there are 18 public schools in Paramount Unified School District, serving 15,172 students.
  • Public school in Paramount Unified School District have an average math proficiency score of 30% (versus the California public school average of 38%), and reading proficiency score of 41% (versus the 50% statewide average). This district's average school ranking is in the bottom 50% of public schools in California.
  • The top ranked public schools in Paramount Unified School District are Abraham Lincoln, Paramount Unified Community Day and Jefferson Elementary School. Overall school rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
  • Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the California public school average of 77% (majority Hispanic).
  • The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is more than the California public school average of 23:1.

Overview

School District NameParamount Unified School District
School District Websitehttp://www.paramount.k12.ca.us
School District Phone Number(562)602-6000
School District Grades OfferedKG - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (CA)
# of Schools18 Schools10,323 Schools
# of Students15,172 Students6,196,381 Students
# of Teachers632 Teachers264,762 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio24:123:1

District Comparison

  • Paramount Unified School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,013 school districts in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 86% has increased from 81% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (CA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30%
39%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Paramount 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 2017-18 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30%
50%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Paramount 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 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate
86%
84%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Paramount Unified  School District and public school graduation rate of CA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.210.64
# of American Indian Students11 Students32,941 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# of Asian Students185 Students719,628 Students
% Asian Students
1%
12%
# of Hispanic Students13,420 Students3,366,787 Students
% Hispanic Students
88%
54%
# of Black Students1,158 Students337,803 Students
% Black Students
8%
5%
# of White Students165 Students1,437,368 Students
% White Students
1%
23%
# of Hawaiian Students99 Students28,797 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
1%
1%
# of Two or more races Students134 Students273,034 Students
% of Two or more races Students
1%
4%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten: - -
# of Students in Kindergarten:1,167530,332
# of Students in 1st Grade:1,051455,112
# of Students in 2nd Grade:1,044454,412
# of Students in 3rd Grade:991446,053
# of Students in 4th Grade:1,099465,277
# of Students in 5th Grade:1,084470,673
# of Students in 6th Grade:1,299484,739
# of Students in 7th Grade:1,262474,585
# of Students in 8th Grade:1,242472,087
# of Students in 9th Grade:1,231493,582
# of Students in 10th Grade:1,234481,886
# of Students in 11th Grade:1,194473,644
# of Students in 12th Grade:1,274485,844
# of Ungraded Students: - 8,155

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $9,451 in this school district is less than the state average of $10,675. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $10,274 is less than the state average of $10,743. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (CA)
Total Revenue$150 MM$18 MM
This chart display total revenue of Paramount Unified  School District and average revenue for each school distric in CA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending$163 MM$18 MM
This chart display total spending of Paramount Unified  School District and average spending for each school distric in CA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student$9,451$10,675
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Paramount Unified  School District and average revenue per public school student in CA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student$10,274$10,743
This chart display average spending per public school student in Paramount Unified  School District and average spending per public school student in CA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Paramount Unified School District Public Schools (2020)

  • School (Math/Reading Proficiency) Location
    Grades
    Students
  • Abraham Lincoln Math: 54% | Reading: 56%
    Rank: Top 30%
    15324 California Ave.
    Paramount, CA 90723
    (562)602-8036

    Grades: K-5 | 650 students
  • Alondra Middle School Math: 24% | Reading: 39%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    16200 Downey Ave.
    Paramount, CA 90723
    (562)602-8004

    Grades: 6-8 | 1,009 student
  • Buena Vista High School Alternative School
    Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    3717 Michelson St.
    Lakewood, CA 90712
    (562)602-8090

    Grades: 9-12 | 196 students
  • Captain Raymond Collins Math: 21% | Reading: 31%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    6125 Coke St.
    Long Beach, CA 90805
    (562)602-8008

    Grades: K-5 | 564 students
  • Frank J. Zamboni Math: 31% | Reading: 39%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    15733 S. Orange Ave.
    Paramount, CA 90723
    (562)602-8048

    Grades: 6-8 | 937 students
  • Harry Wirtz Elementary School Math: 30% | Reading: 36%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    8535 Contreras St.
    Paramount, CA 90723
    (562)602-8068

    Grades: K-5 | 594 students
  • Hollydale Math: 39% | Reading: 48%
    Rank: Top 50%
    5511 Century Blvd.
    South Gate, CA 90280
    (562)602-8016

    Grades: K-8 | 1,032 student
  • Howard Tanner Math: 25% | Reading: 32%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    7210 Rosecrans Ave.
    Paramount, CA 90723
    (562)602-8060

    Grades: K-5 | 542 students
  • Jefferson Elementary School Math: 52% | Reading: 46%
    Rank: Top 50%
    8600 Jefferson St.
    Paramount, CA 90723
    (562)602-8024

    Grades: K-5 | 396 students
  • Leona Jackson Math: 22% | Reading: 37%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    7220 Jackson St.
    Paramount, CA 90723
    (562)602-8020

    Grades: 4-8 | 854 students
  • Los Cerritos Math: 30% | Reading: 34%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    14626 Gundry Ave.
    Paramount, CA 90723
    (562)602-8040

    Grades: K-5 | 598 students
  • Major Lynn Mokler Math: 30% | Reading: 32%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    8571 E. Flower St.
    Paramount, CA 90723
    (562)602-8044

    Grades: K-5 | 656 students
  • Mark Keppel Math: 37% | Reading: 37%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    6630 E. Mark Keppel St.
    Paramount, CA 90723
    (562)602-8028

    Grades: K-5 | 522 students
  • Paramount High School Math: 21% | Reading: 46%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    14429 S. Downey Ave.
    Paramount, CA 90723
    (562)602-6067

    Grades: 9-12 | 4,722 students
  • Paramount Park Middle School Math: 28% | Reading: 45%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    14608 Paramount Blvd.
    Paramount, CA 90723
    (562)602-8052

    Grades: 6-8 | 802 students
  • Paramount Unified Community Day Alternative School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank: Top 50%
    14507 Paramount Blvd.
    Paramount, CA 90723
    (562)602-8084

    Grades: 7-12 | 18 students
  • Theodore Roosevelt Math: 39% | Reading: 38%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    13451 Merkel Ave.
    Paramount, CA 90723
    (562)602-8056

    Grades: K-5 | 650 students
  • Wesley Gaines Math: 50-54% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank: Top 50%
    7340 E. Jackson St.
    Paramount, CA 90723
    (562)602-8012

    Grades: K-3 | 430 students
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