Cerritos High School

5.00 5 1 (1 review)
12500 E. 183rd St..

Cerritos, CA 90703
(School attendance zone shown in map)

Tel: (562)926-5566
  • 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

  • The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.55 is more than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
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 Score0.550.41
Cerritos High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
16%
50%
Cerritos High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2015)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
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 $8,935 in this district is less than the state average of $10,238. The district revenue/student has declined by 7% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $9,018 is less than the state average of $10,739. The district spending/student has declined by 7% 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$17 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$8,935$10,238
Abc Unified School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$9,018$10,739
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

School Reviews

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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