Cerritos High School

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  • Cerritos High School serves 2,132 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 63% (which is higher than the California state average of 37%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 84% (which is higher than the California state average of 48%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • 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 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is higher than the California state level of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the California state average of 76%.

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 2,132 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 87 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,132 students
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Total Classroom Teachers87 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Cerritos High School is ranked within the top 10% of all 9,595 schools in California (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 25:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Cerritos High School is 0.55, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall School Rank#616 out of 9,595 schools
(Top 10%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
63%
37%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
84%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio25:124:1
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Asian
63%
11%
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Hispanic
22%
54%
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Black
6%
6%
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White
7%
24%
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Hawaiian
n/an/a
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Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Cerritos High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.550.41
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Graduation Rate
97%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
18%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
9%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAbc Unified School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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High level of encouraging competition. Most teachers are great here -- Whitney usually steals them though. Safe location.
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