13600 E. 183rd St.
Cerritos, CA 90703
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 1%
Cerritos Elementary School serves 634 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
Cerritos Elementary School placed in the top 1% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 1%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 80-89% (which is higher than the California state average of 34%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≥90% (which is higher than the California state average of 49%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is higher than the California state level of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the California state average of 78% (majority Hispanic and Asian).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 634 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 26:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 96%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 1% in CA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 80-89% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : ≥90% (Top 1%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Cerritos Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

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School Overview

Cerritos Elementary School's student population of 634 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-6
Total Students
634 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
24 teachers
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School Rankings

Cerritos Elementary School is ranked within the top 1% of all 3,649 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Cerritos Elementary School is 0.50, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
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State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#33 out of 3649 schools
(Top 1%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
80-89%
34%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≥90%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
26:1
22:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
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Asian
69%
12%
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Hispanic
15%
56%
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Black
6%
5%
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White
4%
22%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
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Two or more races
5%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.50
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Eligible for Free Lunch
21%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
14%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Cerritos Elementary School's ranking?

Cerritos Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for: Highest overall rank (Top 1%), Highest math proficiency (Top 5%) and Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 1%).

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

80-89% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 34% CA state average), while ≥90% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% CA state average).

How many students attend Cerritos Elementary School?

634 students attend Cerritos Elementary School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

69% of Cerritos Elementary School students are Asian, 15% of students are Hispanic, 6% of students are Black, 5% of students are Two or more races, 4% of students are White, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Cerritos Elementary School?

Cerritos Elementary School has a student ration of 26:1, which is higher than the California state average of 22:1.

What grades does Cerritos Elementary School offer ?

Cerritos Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-6

What school district is Cerritos Elementary School part of?

Cerritos Elementary School is part of ABC Unified School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 634 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 26:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 96%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 1%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 80-89% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : ≥90% (Top 1%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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