Los Cerritos Elementary School

  • Los Cerritos Elementary School serves 525 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 57% (which is higher than the California state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 66% (which is higher than the California state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 31:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 87% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is higher than the California state average of 76%.

Top Placements

Los Cerritos Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

School Overview

  • Los Cerritos Elementary School's student population of 525 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 17 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students525 students
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Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Los Cerritos Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 31:1 has increased from 28:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Los Cerritos Elementary School is 0.76, which is more 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall School Rank#1936 out of 9,595 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Los Cerritos Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
66%
48%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Los Cerritos Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio31:123:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Los Cerritos Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Los Cerritos Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Asian
21%
11%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Los Cerritos Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
38%
54%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Los Cerritos Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
17%
6%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Los Cerritos Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
13%
24%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Los Cerritos Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/an/a
This chart display the percentage of Hawaiian students in Los Cerritos Elementary School and the percentage of Hawaiian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Two or more races
11%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Los Cerritos Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Los Cerritos Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.760.64
This chart display the diversity score of Los Cerritos Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
32%
49%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Los Cerritos Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Los Cerritos Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLong Beach Unified School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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