Wesley Gaines Elementary School

Tel: (562)602-8012
  • Wesley Gaines Elementary School serves 412 students in grades K-3.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is higher than the CA average of 24:1.
  • Wesley Gaines Elementary School operates within the Paramount Unified School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 412 students has declined by 11% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 16 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades K-3
Total Students412 students
Gender %Wesley Gaines Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers16 teachers
Students by GradeWesley Gaines Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 has decreased from 30:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.15 is less than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School(CA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio26:124:1
Hispanic
92%
54%
Black
7%
6%
Two or more races
1%
4%
All Ethnic GroupsWesley Gaines Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.150.41
Eligible for Free Lunch
85%
50%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
9%

District Comparison

  • Paramount Unified School District's student population of 15,491 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,451 in this district is less than the state average of $10,991. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $10,274 is less than the state average of $11,482. 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 Managed15,4911,564
Paramount Unified School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
District Total Revenue$150 MM$17 MM
Paramount Unified School District District Total Revenue (1992-2016)
District Spending$163 MM$18 MM
Paramount Unified School District District Spending (1992-2016)
District Revenue / Student$9,451$10,991
Paramount Unified School District District Revenue / Student (1997-2016)
District Spending / Student$10,274$11,482
Paramount Unified School District District Spending / Student (1997-2016)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2016 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Paramount Leona Jackson Middle School Charter School
    Grades: 4-8 | 805 students
    0.2 miles
    7220 Jackson St.
    Paramount, CA 90723
    (562)602-8020
    0.2 4-8 805
  • Paramount Frank J. Zamboni Middle School Charter School
    Grades: 6-8 | 929 students
    0.6 miles
    15733 S. Orange Ave.
    Paramount, CA 90723
    (562)602-8048
    0.6 6-8 929
  • Long Beach Hamilton Middle School Charter School
    Grades: 6-8 | 911 students
    0.6 miles
    1060 E. 70th St.
    Long Beach, CA 90805
    (562)602-0302
    0.6 6-8 911
  • Long Beach Mckinley Elementary School Charter School
    Grades: K-5 | 705 students
    0.7 miles
    6822 Paramount Blvd.
    Long Beach, CA 90805
    (562)630-6200
    0.7 K-5 705
  • Paramount Abraham Lincoln Elementary School Charter School
    Grades: K-5 | 636 students
    0.8 miles
    15324 California Ave.
    Paramount, CA 90723
    (562)602-8036
    0.8 K-5 636

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Did You Know?
California public schools have a diversity score of 0.41, which is higher than the national average of 0.32. The most diverse school district in California is Natomas Unified School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in California or national school diversity statistics.