Cerritos High School

  • Cerritos High School serves 2,176 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is higher than the CA average of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 92% of the student body (majority Asian), which is more than the state average of 76%.
  • Cerritos High School operates within the Abc Unified School District.
  • Abc Unified School District's 94% graduation rate is higher than the CA state average of 83%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 2176 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 86 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,176 students
Cerritos High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Cerritos High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers86 teachers
Cerritos High School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by GradeCerritos High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(CA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio25:124:1
Cerritos High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2015)
Asian
63%
11%
Cerritos High School Asian Students (1988-2015)
Hispanic
22%
54%
Cerritos High School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
5%
6%
Cerritos High School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
8%
24%
Cerritos High School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Cerritos High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2014)
Two or more races
2%
3%
Cerritos High School Two Or More Races Students (2009-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsCerritos High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.550.41
Cerritos High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
16%
50%
Cerritos High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
9%
9%
Cerritos High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Abc Unified School District's student population of 20,968 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 94% has decreased from 98% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $8,930 in this district is less than the state average of $10,966. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $9,013 is less than the state average of $11,255. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District NameAbc Unified School District
Number of Schools
Managed
30
4
Number of Students Managed20,9681,597
Abc Unified School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate94%83%
Abc Unified School District Graduation Rate (2003-2015)
District Total Revenue$186 MM$18 MM
Abc Unified School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$188 MM$18 MM
Abc Unified School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$8,930$10,966
Abc Unified School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$9,013$11,255
Abc Unified School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • CerritosElliott (william F) Elementary SchoolMagnet School
    Grades: KG-6 | 542 students
    0.2 miles
    18415 Cortner Ave.
    CerritosCA 90703
    (562)865-5216
    0.2KG-6542
  • ArtesiaKennedy (john F.) Elementary School
    Grades: KG-6 | 469 students
    0.5 miles
    17500 Belshire Ave.
    ArtesiaCA 90701
    (562)860-3378
    0.5KG-6469
  • Cerritos Leal (frank C.) Elementary School
    Grades: KG-6 | 759 students
    0.6 miles
    12920 Droxford St.
    CerritosCA 90703
    (562)865-0209
    0.6KG-6759
  • CerritosCarver (charles J.) Elementary SchoolMagnet School
    Grades: KG-6 | 638 students
    0.7 miles
    19200 E. Ely St.
    CerritosCA 90703
    (562)865-1257
    0.7KG-6638
  • ArtesiaRoss (faye) Middle SchoolMagnet School
    Grades: 7-8 | 628 students
    0.7 miles
    17707 Elaine Ave.
    ArtesiaCA 90701
    (562)924-8331
    0.77-8628

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5  11/23/2009
High level of encouraging competition. Most teachers are great here -- Whitney usually steals them though. Safe location.
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