Paramount High School Academy (Closed 2008)

Paramount High School Academy served 360 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 was lower than the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment was 95% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which was higher than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students360 students
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Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
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School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2007-2008 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Student : Teacher Ratio16:123:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
2%
12%
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Hispanic
72%
54%
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Black
20%
5%
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White
5%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
n/a
4%
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Diversity Score
0.440.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
70%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameParamount Unified School District
Source: 2007-2008 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Paramount High School Academy is Buena Vista High School (0.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Hoover Middle School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Holmes Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Lakewood Buena Vista High School Alternative School
    Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 196 students
    0.0 miles
    3717 Michelson St.
    Lakewood, CA 90712
    (562) 602-8090
    0 9-12 196
  • Lakewood Holmes Elementary School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 386 students
    0.5 miles
    5020 Barlin Ave.
    Lakewood, CA 90712
    (562) 633-4427
    0.5 K-5 386
  • Long Beach Captain Raymond Collins Math: 21% | Reading: 31%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 564 students
    0.6 miles
    6125 Coke St.
    Long Beach, CA 90805
    (562) 602-8008
    0.6 K-5 564
  • Bellflower Intensive Learning Center Math: 50% | Reading: 66%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-6 | 715 students
    0.6 miles
    4718 E. Michelson St.
    Bellflower, CA 90706
    (562) 633-6492
    0.6 K-6 715
  • Lakewood Riley Elementary School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 387 students
    0.9 miles
    3319 Sandwood St.
    Lakewood, CA 90712
    (562) 420-9595
    0.9 K-5 387
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