Paramount Park Middle School

14608 Paramount Blvd.

Paramount, CA 90723
(School attendance zone shown in map)

Tel: (562)602-8052
  • Paramount Park Middle School serves 786 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 24% (which is lower than the California state average of 37%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 42% (which is lower than the California state average of 48%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Paramount Park Middle 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 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is higher than the California state level of 24:1.
  • Paramount Park Middle School operates within the Paramount Unified School District.

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School Overview

  • Paramount Park Middle School's student population of 786 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 32 teachers has grown by 23% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students786 students
Gender %Paramount Park Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
Students by GradeParamount Park Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Paramount Park Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 9595 schools in California (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 25:1 has decreased from 32:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Paramount Park Middle School is 0.17, 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 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
24%
37%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
48%
Student : Teacher Ratio25:124:1
Hispanic
91%
54%
Black
9%
6%
All Ethnic GroupsParamount Park Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.170.41
Eligible for Free Lunch
83%
50%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
9%

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Paramount Park Middle School is Paramount Unified School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 983 school districts in California (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Paramount Unified School District's student population of 15,491 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $9,451 in this district is less than the state average of $11,049. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $10,274 is less than the state average of $11,340. The district spending/student has grown by 5% over four school years.
    School District NameParamount Unified School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    19
    4
    Number of Students Managed15,4911,585
    Paramount Unified School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    27%
    37%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    41%
    48%
    District Total Revenue$150 MM$18 MM
    District Spending$163 MM$18 MM
    District Revenue / Student$9,451$11,049
    District Spending / Student$10,274$11,340
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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