Cerritos High School

12500 E. 183rd St.
Cerritos, CA 90703
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
10/
10
Top 10%
5.00 5 1 (2 reviews)
Cerritos High School serves 2,186 students in grades 9-12.
Cerritos High School placed in the top 10% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 62% (which is higher than the California state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 83% (which is higher than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic and Asian).

Top Placements

Cerritos High School places among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

School Overview

Cerritos High School's student population of 2,186 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 89 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,186 students
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Total Classroom Teachers89 teachers
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School Comparison

Cerritos High School is ranked within the top 10% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Cerritos High School is 0.59, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#777 out of 9602 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
62%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
83%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio25:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
59%
12%
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Hispanic
25%
54%
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Black
6%
5%
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White
6%
23%
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Hawaiian
1%
1%
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.590.64
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Graduation Rate
97%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
25%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameABC Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Cerritos High School is Tracy (Wilbur) High (Continuation School) (1.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Ross (Faye) Middle School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Elliott (William F) Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Cerritos Elliott (William F) Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 60% | Reading: 71%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-6 | 539 students
    0.2 miles
    18415 Cortner Ave.
    Cerritos, CA 90703
    (562) 229-7850
    0.2 K-6 539
  • Artesia Kennedy (John F.) Elementary School Math: 43% | Reading: 57%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 470 students
    0.5 miles
    17500 Belshire Ave.
    Artesia, CA 90701
    (562) 229-7875
    0.5 K-6 470
  • Cerritos Leal (Frank C.) Elementary School Math: 83% | Reading: 86%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: K-6 | 743 students
    0.6 miles
    12920 Droxford St.
    Cerritos, CA 90703
    (562) 229-7880
    0.6 K-6 743
  • Cerritos Carver (Charles J.) Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 64% | Reading: 69%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-6 | 632 students
    0.7 miles
    19200 E. Ely St.
    Cerritos, CA 90703
    (562) 229-7840
    0.7 K-6 632
  • Artesia Ross (Faye) Middle School Magnet School
    Math: 49% | Reading: 58%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 7-8 | 594 students
    0.7 miles
    17707 Elaine Ave.
    Artesia, CA 90701
    (562) 229-7785
    0.7 7-8 594

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
5  
Great creative writing program with its launch in 2019 of the 1st annual Cerritos High School Essay Contest on artificial intelligence and world peace.
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5  
High level of encouraging competition. Most teachers are great here -- Whitney usually steals them though. Safe location.
- Posted by

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