12500 E. 183rd St.
Cerritos, CA 90703
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 10%
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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 64% (which is higher than the California state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 83% (which is higher than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 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 Rankings

Cerritos High School ranks 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 Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
2,186 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
89 teachers
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School Rankings

Cerritos High School is ranked within the top 10% of all 9,659 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 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 Data
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State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#775 out of 9659 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
64%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
83%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
25:1
23:1
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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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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.59
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Graduation Rate
96%
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 District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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.
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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 2,186 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 25:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 94%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 96% (Top 10% in CA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 64% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 83% (Top 5%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.59 (Top 50%)

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