Juarez (Benito) Elementary School

11939 Aclare St.
Cerritos, CA 90703
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Juarez (Benito) Elementary School serves 312 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
Juarez (Benito) Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is <50% (which is higher than the California state average of 34%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≥50% (which is higher than the California state average of 49%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 312 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 94%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in CA
  • Math Proficiency
    : <50% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : ≥50% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Juarez (Benito) Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

School Overview

Juarez (Benito) Elementary School's student population of 312 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has grown by 20% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-6
Total Students
312 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
18 teachers
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School Rankings

Juarez (Benito) Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 3,649 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Juarez (Benito) Elementary School is 0.54, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
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State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#715 out of 3649 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
<50%
34%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≥50%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
21:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
15%
12%
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Hispanic
66%
56%
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Black
8%
5%
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White
6%
21%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
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Two or more races
4%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.54
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Eligible for Free Lunch
56%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
7%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Juarez (Benito) Elementary School's ranking?
Juarez (Benito) Elementary School is ranked #715 out of 3,649 schools, which ranks it among the top 20% of public schools in California.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
<50% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 34% CA state average), while ≥50% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% CA state average).
How many students attend Juarez (Benito) Elementary School?
312 students attend Juarez (Benito) Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
66% of Juarez (Benito) Elementary School students are Hispanic, 15% of students are Asian, 8% of students are Black, 6% of students are White, 4% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Juarez (Benito) Elementary School?
Juarez (Benito) Elementary School has a student ration of 17:1, which is lower than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Juarez (Benito) Elementary School offer ?
Juarez (Benito) Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-6
What school district is Juarez (Benito) Elementary School part of?
Juarez (Benito) Elementary School is part of ABC Unified School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 312 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 94%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : <50% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : ≥50% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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