Los Cerritos



Los Cerritos Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Los Cerritos Students by Grade
PK 0
K 84
1 92
2 105
3 86
4 104
5 90
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Los Cerritos is a public elementary school located in Paramount, CA in the Paramount Unf School District. It enrolls 561 students in grades 1st through 12th. Los Cerritos is the 2,651st largest public school in California and the 16,186th largest nationally. It has 20.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 561
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 20:1
Full Time Teachers: 28
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 16,186th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 2,651st out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 975th out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 1,319th out of 6,159

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Los Cerritos Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 293
(52%)
5,356
(51%)
 Female 268
(48%)
5,247
(49%)

Los Cerritos Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 548
(98%)
9,283
(88%)
 Black 10
(2%)
890
(8%)
 Two or More 2
(0%)
71
(1%)
 White 1
(0%)
136
(1%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
139
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
81
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
3
(0%)

Los Cerritos Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 418
(75%)
8,093
(76%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 143
(25%)
2,510
(24%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Los Cerritos is ranked 4,340th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Los Cerritos students on free and reduced lunch assistance (25.5%) 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.

Los Cerritos Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 896
2006 879
2007 879
2008 851
2009 567
2010 579
2011 557
2012 561

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19.9
2006 19.5
2007 17.8
2008 19.3
2009 16.7
2010 N/A
2011 18
2012 20

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.91517857142857
2006 0.86348122866894
2007 0.92718998862344
2008 0.92361927144536
2009 0.93827160493827
2010 0.95682210708117
2011 0.14542190305206
2012 0.25490196078431

Compare Los Cerritos to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,000.0% 20.0:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 25.5%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Los Cerritos
Paramount, CA
Public KG - 05 561 20:1  
Whaley Middle School
Compton, CA
Public 06 - 08 854 25.1:1 1 miles
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Public KG - 06 710 28.4:1 1 miles
Howard Tanner
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Public KG - 05 599 30.7:1 1 miles
Paramount Park Middle School
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Public 06 - 08 827 32.4:1 1 miles
Our Lady of the Rosary School
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Private KG - 08 193 19:1 1 miles
Frank J. Zamboni
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Public 06 - 08 932 23.7:1 1 miles
Mark Keppel
Paramount, CA
Public KG - 05 589 31:1 1 miles
Clinton William Jefferson
Compton, CA
Public KG - 05 1,027 30.2:1 1 miles
Abraham Lincoln
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Public KG - 05 627 32.4:1 2 miles
St Philp Neri School
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Private KG - 08 146 18:1 2 miles
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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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