School Details

Los Cerritos School

14626 Gundry Avenue, Paramount, CA 90723
(562) 602-8040
5

(out of 10)

Public Grades K-5 567 students 17 students/teacher (CA avg is 21)

Test Scores by grade

57%
48%
56%
68%
61%
65%

California Standards Test (CST)

In 2011-2012 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.
  • This school in 2013
  • Paramount Unified average
  • California state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

34%
33%
46%
70%
64%
66%

California Standards Test (CST)

In 2011-2012 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.
  • This school in 2013
  • Paramount Unified average
  • California state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

56%
53%
65%
83%
71%
72%

California Standards Test (CST)

In 2011-2012 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.
  • This school in 2013
  • Paramount Unified average
  • California state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

51%
48%
60%
74%
61%
65%
33%
29%
57%

California Standards Test (CST)

In 2011-2012 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.
  • This school in 2013
  • Paramount Unified average
  • California state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Los Cerritos School is a public elementary school in Paramount. The principal of Los Cerritos School is Connie Toscanco and can be contacted at ctoscano@paramount.k12.ca.us. 567 children attend Los Cerritos School and are mostly Hispanic; Black, non-Hispanic; and Multiracial. 61% of the Los Cerritos School students have "limited English proficiency." 96% of the 567 students here have subsidized lunches. The ratio of students to teachers at Los Cerritos School is 17:1. Howard Tanner School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Hispanic 97% 84%
Black, non-Hispanic 1% 10%
Multiracial 0.9% %
Asian 0.3% 0.9%
Unspecified 0.2% 0.3%
White, non-Hispanic 0.2% 2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.2% 15966%
Filipino 0% 0.8%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% 0.4%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.9%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 96% 89%
Limited English proficiency 61% 41%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (6 years ago)

    My son always had trouble with bullies throughout the years. The problems mostly happened during class not at recess. Some teachers really care about their students but they are few and far between. Other teachers are either unaware with what goes on in their classrooms or simply do not care.

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