Los Cerritos Elementary School

210 W. Orange Ave.
South San Francisco, CA 94080
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Los Cerritos Elementary School serves 309 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Los Cerritos Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-24% (which is lower than the California state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30-34% (which is lower than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is lower than the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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School Overview

Los Cerritos Elementary School's student population of 309 students has grown by 12% over five school years.
The teacher population of 15 teachers has grown by 15% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students309 students
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Total Classroom Teachers15 teachers
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School Comparison

Los Cerritos Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Los Cerritos Elementary School is 0.55, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#7065 out of 9602 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-24%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio21:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
21%
12%
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Hispanic
64%
54%
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Black
3%
5%
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White
3%
23%
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Hawaiian
4%
1%
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Two or more races
5%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.550.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
52%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSouth San Francisco Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Los Cerritos Elementary School is Community Day (0.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • South San Francisco Community Day Alternative School
    Grades: 6-12 | 3 students
    0.0 miles
    201 W. Orange Ave.
    South San Francisco, CA 94080
    (650) 616-3882
    0 6-12 3
  • South San Francisco Hillside Elementary School
    Grades: K-5
    0.2 miles
    1400 Hillside Blvd.
    South San Francisco, CA 94080
    (650) 877-8720
    0.2 K-5 n/a
  • South San Francisco South San Francisco High School Math: 28% | Reading: 52%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,388 student
    0.2 miles
    400 B St.
    South San Francisco, CA 94080
    (650) 877-8754
    0.2 9-12 1,388
  • South San Francisco Baden High (Continuation School) Alternative School
    Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 93 students
    0.4 miles
    825 S.wood Dr.
    South San Francisco, CA 94080
    (650) 877-8769
    0.4 9-12 93
  • South San Francisco Ponderosa Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-5 | 415 students
    0.4 miles
    295 Ponderosa Rd.
    South San Francisco, CA 94080
    (650) 877-8825
    0.4 K-5 415

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