Paramount Unified School District

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  • For the 2019-20 school year, there are 18 public schools managed by Paramount Unified School District serving 15,367 students in Paramount, California.
  • Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the California state average of 76%.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is more than the state average of 23:1.

Paramount Unified School District (2019-20)

  • School Location Grades Students
  • Paramount Abraham Lincoln
    15324 California Ave.
    Paramount, CA 90723
    (562)602-8036

    Grades: K-5 | 643 students
  • Paramount Alondra Middle School
    16200 Downey Ave.
    Paramount, CA 90723
    (562)602-8004

    Grades: 6-8 | 966 students
  • Lakewood Buena Vista High School Alternative School
    3717 Michelson St.
    Lakewood, CA 90712
    (562)602-8090

    Grades: 9-12 | 253 students
  • Long Beach Captain Raymond Collins
    6125 Coke St.
    Long Beach, CA 90805
    (562)602-8008

    Grades: K-5 | 545 students
  • Paramount Frank J. Zamboni
    15733 S. Orange Ave.
    Paramount, CA 90723
    (562)602-8048

    Grades: 6-8 | 915 students
  • Paramount Harry Wirtz Elementary School
    8535 Contreras St.
    Paramount, CA 90723
    (562)602-8068

    Grades: K-5 | 640 students
  • South Gate Hollydale
    5511 Century Blvd.
    South Gate, CA 90280
    (562)602-8016

    Grades: K-8 | 1048 students
  • Paramount Howard Tanner
    7210 Rosecrans Ave.
    Paramount, CA 90723
    (562)602-8060

    Grades: K-5 | 582 students
  • Paramount Jefferson Elementary School
    8600 Jefferson St.
    Paramount, CA 90723
    (562)602-8024

    Grades: K-5 | 423 students
  • Paramount Leona Jackson
    7220 Jackson St.
    Paramount, CA 90723
    (562)602-8020

    Grades: 4-8 | 842 students
  • Paramount Los Cerritos
    14626 Gundry Ave.
    Paramount, CA 90723
    (562)602-8040

    Grades: K-5 | 592 students
  • Paramount Major Lynn Mokler
    8571 E. Flower St.
    Paramount, CA 90723
    (562)602-8044

    Grades: K-5 | 696 students
  • Paramount Mark Keppel
    6630 E. Mark Keppel St.
    Paramount, CA 90723
    (562)602-8028

    Grades: K-5 | 532 students
  • Paramount Paramount High School
    14429 S. Downey Ave.
    Paramount, CA 90723
    (562)602-6067

    Grades: 9-12 | 4762 students
  • Paramount Paramount Park Middle School
    14608 Paramount Blvd.
    Paramount, CA 90723
    (562)602-8052

    Grades: 6-8 | 786 students
  • Paramount Paramount Unified Community Day Alternative School
    14507 Paramount Blvd.
    Paramount, CA 90723
    (562)602-8084

    Grades: 7-12 | 23 students
  • Paramount Theodore Roosevelt
    13451 Merkel Ave.
    Paramount, CA 90723
    (562)602-8056

    Grades: K-5 | 687 students
  • Paramount Wesley Gaines
    7340 E. Jackson St.
    Paramount, CA 90723
    (562)602-8012

    Grades: K-3 | 432 students

Overview

School District NameParamount Unified School District
# of Schoolsn/a
# of Students15,367 students
# of Teachers633 Teacher(s)
Student : Teacher Ratio24:1
# of Male Students7,691 students
% Male Students
50%
# of Female Students7,676 students
% Female Students
50%

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.22
# of American Indian Students13 students
% American Indian Students
n/a
# of Asian Students183 students
% Asian Students
1%
# of Hispanic Students13,595 students
% Hispanic Students
88%
# of Black Students1,171 students
% Black Students
8%
# of White Students178 students
% White Students
1%
# of Hawaiian Students104 students
% of Hawaiian Students
1%
# of Two or more races Students123 students
% of Two or more races Students
1%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten: -
# of Students in Kindergarten:1,197
# of Students in 1st Grade:1,056
# of Students in 2nd Grade:1,002
# of Students in 3rd Grade:1,074
# of Students in 4th Grade:1,065
# of Students in 5th Grade:1,275
# of Students in 6th Grade:1,221
# of Students in 7th Grade:1,238
# of Students in 8th Grade:1,203
# of Students in 9th Grade:1,260
# of Students in 10th Grade:1,252
# of Students in 11th Grade:1,260
# of Students in 12th Grade:1,264
# of Ungraded Students: -

District Comparison

  • Paramount Unified School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 983 school districts in California (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 87% has increased from 78% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (CA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
38%
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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
48%
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 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate
87%
83%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Paramount Unified School District and public school graduation rate of CA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $9,451 in this school district is less than the state average of $10,798. 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 $11,280. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (CA)
Total Revenue$150 MM$17 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 2016-17 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 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$9,451$10,798
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 2016-17 school year data.
Spending / Student$10,274$11,280
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 2016-17 school year data.
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