Wittmann (Helen) Elementary School

16801 Yvette Ave.
Cerritos, CA 90703
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 5%
Serving 525 students in grades Kindergarten-6, Wittmann (Helen) Elementary School ranks in the top 5% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 75% (which is higher than the California state average of 33%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 88% (which is higher than the California state average of 47%).
The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is higher than the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic and Asian).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 525 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 26:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 95%
  • : Top 5% in CA
  • : 75% (Top 5%)
  • : 88% (Top 1%)
  • : 70-74% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Wittmann (Helen) Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

School Overview

Wittmann (Helen) Elementary School's student population of 525 students has declined by 15% over five school years.
The teacher population of 20 teachers has declined by 13% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-6
Total Students
525 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
20 teachers
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School Rankings

Wittmann (Helen) Elementary School ranks within the top 5% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Wittmann (Helen) Elementary School is 0.60, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (CA)
#224 out of 9602 schools
(Top 5%)
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75%
33%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Wittmann (Helen) Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
88%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Wittmann (Helen) Elementary School 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 2021-22 school year data.
70-74%
29%
Student : Teacher Ratio
26:1
21:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
58%
12%
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Hispanic
25%
56%
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Black
8%
5%
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White
5%
21%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.60
This chart display the diversity score of Wittmann (Helen) Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
19%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Wittmann (Helen) Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Wittmann (Helen) Elementary School's ranking?
Wittmann (Helen) Elementary School is ranked #224 out of 9,602 schools, which ranks it among the top 5% of public schools in California.
What schools are Wittmann (Helen) Elementary School often compared to?
Wittmann (Helen) Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Gonsalves (Joe A.) Elementary School, Leal (Frank C.) Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
75% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 33% CA state average), while 88% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% CA state average).
How many students attend Wittmann (Helen) Elementary School?
525 students attend Wittmann (Helen) Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
58% of Wittmann (Helen) Elementary School students are Asian, 25% of students are Hispanic, 8% of students are Black, 5% of students are White, and 4% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Wittmann (Helen) Elementary School?
Wittmann (Helen) Elementary School has a student ration of 26:1, which is higher than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Wittmann (Helen) Elementary School offer ?
Wittmann (Helen) Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-6
What school district is Wittmann (Helen) Elementary School part of?
Wittmann (Helen) Elementary School is part of ABC Unified School District.

School Calendar

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Date
First Day of School (Events)
August 12, 2024 (Monday)
Fall Break (Events)
November 25, 2024 (Monday)
Spring Break (Events)
April 21, 2025 (Monday)
Last Day for Students (Events)
May 29, 2025 (Thursday)

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 525 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 26:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 95%
  • : Top 5%
  • : 75% (Top 5%)
  • : 88% (Top 1%)
  • : 70-74% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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