16801 Yvette Ave.
Cerritos, CA 90703
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
Wittmann (Helen) Elementary School serves 597 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
Wittmann (Helen) Elementary School placed in the top 5% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 75% (which is higher than the California state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 85% (which is higher than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic and Asian).

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Wittmann (Helen) Elementary School's student population of 597 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-6
Total Students
597 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
23 teachers
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School Calendar

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Last Day of School (Events)
June 08, 2022 (Wednesday)

School Rankings

Wittmann (Helen) Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% of all 9,659 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Wittmann (Helen) Elementary School is 0.61, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
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State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#357 out of 9659 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
75%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
85%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
26:1
23:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
57%
12%
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Hispanic
24%
54%
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Black
8%
5%
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White
6%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.61
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Eligible for Free Lunch
21%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
7%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Students: 597 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 26:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 94%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5% in CA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 75% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 85% (Top 5%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.61 (Top 50%)

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