Paramount Unified Community Day

14507 Paramount Blvd.

Paramount, CA 90723

Tel: (562)602-8084
  • Paramount Unified Community Day serves 24 students in grades 7-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the CA average of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 76%.
  • Paramount Unified Community Day operates within the Paramount Unified School District.
  • Paramount Unified School District's 68% graduation rate is lower than the CA state average of 83%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 24 students has grown by 9% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 2 teachers has declined by 33% over five years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students24 students
Paramount Unified Community Day Total Students (1999-2015)
Gender %Paramount Unified Community Day Gender
Total Classroom Teachers2 teachers
Paramount Unified Community Day Total Teachers (1999-2015)
Students by GradeParamount Unified Community Day Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(CA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio12:124:1
Paramount Unified Community Day Student Teacher Ratio (1999-2015)
Asian
n/a
11%
Paramount Unified Community Day Asian Students (2000-2008)
Hispanic
80%
54%
Paramount Unified Community Day Black Students (1999-2015)
Black
16%
6%
Paramount Unified Community Day Black Students (1999-2015)
White
4%
24%
Paramount Unified Community Day White Students (1999-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsParamount Unified Community Day All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.340.41
Paramount Unified Community Day Diversity Score (1999-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
70%
50%
Paramount Unified Community Day Eligible for Free Lunch (1999-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
12%
9%
Paramount Unified Community Day Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2015)

District Comparison

  • Paramount Unified School District's student population of 15,665 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 68% has decreased from 97% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,412 in this district is less than the state average of $10,966. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $10,232 is less than the state average of $11,255. The district spending/student has grown by 5% over four years.
School District NameParamount Unified School District
Number of Schools
Managed
19
4
Number of Students Managed15,6651,597
Paramount Unified School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate68%83%
Paramount Unified School District Graduation Rate (2003-2015)
District Total Revenue$150 MM$18 MM
Paramount Unified School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$163 MM$18 MM
Paramount Unified School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$9,412$10,966
Paramount Unified School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$10,232$11,255
Paramount Unified School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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    0.5 miles
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  • ParamountAbraham Lincoln Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 626 students
    0.6 miles
    15324 California Ave.
    ParamountCA 90723
    (562)602-8036
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    Grades: KG-5 | 657 students
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    ParamountCA 90723
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    0.6KG-5657
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    0.7 miles
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    ParamountCA 90723
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