Los Cerritos

  • Los Cerritos serves 592 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 30% (which is lower than the California state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 28% (which is lower than the California state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.

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School Overview

  • Los Cerritos's student population of 592 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 24 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students592 students
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Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Los Cerritos's student:teacher ratio of 25:1 has decreased from 26:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Los Cerritos is 0.04, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. 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#5807 out of 9,595 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30%
38%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
48%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Los Cerritos 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 Ratio25:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
11%
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Hispanic
98%
54%
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Black
2%
6%
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White
n/a
24%
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Two or more races
n/a
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Los Cerritos.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.040.41
This chart display the diversity score of Los Cerritos and the public school average diversity score of California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
89%
49%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Los Cerritos 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 NameParamount Unified School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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  • Paramount Frank J. Zamboni
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    0.7 miles
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