Cerritos Elementary



Cerritos Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Cerritos Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 85
1 111
2 110
3 110
4 95
5 94
6 95
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Cerritos Elementary is a public elementary school located in Cerritos, CA in the Abc Unf School District. It enrolls 700 students in grades 1st through 12th. Cerritos Elementary is the 1,369th largest public school in California and the 7,674th largest nationally. It has 28.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 700
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 28.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 24.2
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 7,674th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 1,369th out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 5,451st out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 2,235th out of 6,159

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Cerritos Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 352
(50%)
5,295
(50%)
 Male 348
(50%)
5,366
(50%)

Cerritos Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Asian 451
(64%)
3,520
(33%)
 Hispanic 105
(15%)
4,946
(46%)
 White 56
(8%)
787
(7%)
 Black 53
(8%)
940
(9%)
 Two or More 29
(4%)
365
(3%)
 American Indian 5
(1%)
31
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
72
(1%)

Cerritos Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 559
(80%)
5,007
(47%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 94
(13%)
4,639
(44%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 47
(7%)
1,015
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Cerritos Elementary is ranked 4,359th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Cerritos Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (20.1%) is significantly lower than the state average of 58.5%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Cerritos Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 554
2006 552
2007 550
2008 584
2009 612
2010 645
2011 679
2012 700

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 23.1
2006 23
2007 21.2
2008 24.3
2009 23.5
2010 N/A
2011 27.7
2012 28.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.083032490974729
2006 0.097826086956522
2007 0.090909090909091
2008 0.10787671232877
2009 0.15359477124183
2010 0.17674418604651
2011 N/A
2012 0.20142857142857

Compare Cerritos Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,890.0% 28.9:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 20.1%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 

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Public KG - 06 700 28.9:1  
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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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