Harry Wirtz Elementary School

Tel: (562)602-8068
  • Harry Wirtz Elementary School serves 640 students in grades K-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is lower than the CA average of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 76%.
  • Harry Wirtz Elementary School operates within the Paramount Unified School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 640 students has declined by 6% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 29 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades K-5
Total Students640 students
Gender %Harry Wirtz Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
Students by GradeHarry Wirtz Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has decreased from 25:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.22 is less 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 Ratio22:124:1
Asian
1%
11%
Hispanic
88%
54%
Black
8%
6%
White
3%
24%
All Ethnic GroupsHarry Wirtz Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.220.41
Eligible for Free Lunch
85%
50%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
9%

District Comparison

  • Paramount Unified School District's student population of 15,491 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,451 in this district is less than the state average of $10,991. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $10,274 is less than the state average of $11,482. The district spending/student has grown by 5% over four years.
School District NameParamount Unified School District
Number of Schools
Managed
19
4
Number of Students Managed15,4911,564
Paramount Unified School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
District Total Revenue$150 MM$17 MM
Paramount Unified School District District Total Revenue (1992-2016)
District Spending$163 MM$18 MM
Paramount Unified School District District Spending (1992-2016)
District Revenue / Student$9,451$10,991
Paramount Unified School District District Revenue / Student (1997-2016)
District Spending / Student$10,274$11,482
Paramount Unified School District District Spending / Student (1997-2016)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2016 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Paramount Paramount High School Charter School
    Grades: 9-12 | 4794 students
    0.1 miles
    14429 S. Downey Ave.
    Paramount, CA 90723
    (562)602-6067
    0.1 9-12 4794
  • Paramount Paramount Park Middle School Charter School
    Grades: 6-8 | 786 students
    0.5 miles
    14608 Paramount Blvd.
    Paramount, CA 90723
    (562)602-8052
    0.5 6-8 786
  • Bellflower Albert Baxter Elementary School Charter School
    Grades: K-6 | 503 students
    0.6 miles
    14929 Cerritos Ave.
    Bellflower, CA 90706
    (562)531-1602
    0.6 K-6 503
  • Paramount Jefferson Elementary School Charter School
    Grades: K-5 | 454 students
    0.6 miles
    8600 Jefferson St.
    Paramount, CA 90723
    (562)602-8024
    0.6 K-5 454
  • Paramount Paramount Unified Community Day Alternative School
    Charter School
    Grades: 7-12 | 24 students
    0.6 miles
    14507 Paramount Blvd.
    Paramount, CA 90723
    (562)602-8084
    0.6 7-12 24

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Did You Know?
California public schools have a diversity score of 0.41, which is higher than the national average of 0.32. The most diverse school district in California is Natomas Unified School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in California or national school diversity statistics.