Paramount Unified School District

  • 15110 CALIFORNIA AVE
  • PARAMOUNT, CA 90723
  • (562) 602-6000
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District Information

District Overview

 DistrictState Average
Graduation Rate55.3%71.2%
Dropout Rate4.6%5.0%
Per Pupil Spending$9,248$9,292
Students Per Teacher21.720.8
Number of Schools22-
Number of Students15,913-
Number of (FTE) Teachers735-

Student Enrollment (2009-2010)

  Students Student/Teacher Ratio
Total Student Enrollment15,91321.7
Student Enrollment By Grade
  Students
Prekindergarten Students-
Kindergarten Students1,195
1st Grade Students1,151
2nd Grade Students1,166
3rd Grade Students1,162
4th Grade Students1,167
5th Grade Students1,189
6th Grade Students1,178
7th Grade Students1,258
8th Grade Students1,236
9th Grade Students1,432
10th Grade Students1,322
11th Grade Students1,192
12th Grade Students1,188
Ungraded Students-
Student Enrollment By Race
  Students
American Indian or Alaska Native46
Asian or Pacific Islander259
Hispanic13,519
Black (Non-Hispanic)1,522
White (Non-Hispanic)330
Student Enrollment By Gender
  Students
Male8,058
Female7,778

Faculty and Staff (2009-2010)

Teachers Per Grade Level
    Student/Teacher Ratio
Total Full Time Equivalent (FTE) Teachers73521.7
Prekindergarten Teachers--
Kindergarten Teachers58-
Elementary Teachers456-
Secondary Teachers209-
Teachers of Ungraded Classes13-
Instructional Faculty
   
Instructional Aides135
Instructional Coordinators and Supervisors8
Guidance Counselors & Directors
   
Total Guidance Counselors & Directors32
Elementary17
Secondary15
Other-
Librarians & Staff
   
Librarians-
Library Support Staff-
Administrators
   
Total Administrators & Support Staff434
Local Education Agency (LEA) Administrators8
LEA Administrative Support Staff44
School Administrators37
School Administrative Support Staff89
Student Support Services36
Other Support Services Staff221

District Financial Details (2008)

Revenues For Education
    Percent of Total
Total Revenues$166,740,000-
Total Local Revenues$26,946,00016.2%
Property Tax$11,411,0006.8%
Other School Systems$7,188,0004.3%
Cities and Counties$169,0000.1%
Tuition Fees from Pupils and Parents$3,0000.00%
School Lunch$593,0000.4%
Interest Earnings$2,866,0001.7%
Miscellaneous$4,716,0002.8%
Total State Revenues$121,427,00072.8%
General Formula Assistance$82,726,00049.6%
Staff Improvement Programs$2,253,0001.4%
Special Education Programs$121,0000.07%
Compensatory and Basic Skills Programs$5,459,0003.3%
Gifted and Talented Programs$145,0000.09%
School Lunch Programs$615,0000.4%
Capital Outlay and Debt Services Programs$4,524,0002.7%
Transportation Programs$1,575,0000.9%
Other Programs$20,113,00012.1%
State Revenues on Behalf - Employee Benefits$3,896,0002.3%
Total Federal Revenues$18,367,00011.0%
Through State - Title I$6,406,0003.8%
Through State - Children With Disabilities (IDEA)$2,957,0001.8%
Through State - Math, Science and Teacher Quality$996,0000.6%
Through State - Safe and Drug Free Schools$113,0000.07%
Through State - Title V, Part A$49,0000.03%
Through State - Vocational and Tech Education$205,0000.1%
Through State - Bilingual Education$354,0000.2%
Through State - Child Nutrition Act$6,765,0004.1%
Through State - Other$522,0000.3%
Expenditures For Education
    Percent of Total
Total Current Expenditures$147,531,000-
Total Instruction Expenditures$87,777,00059.5%
Total Support Services Expenditures$50,309,00034.1%
Student Support$5,972,0003.6%
Instructional Staff Support$8,003,0004.8%
General Administration Support$1,032,0000.6%
School Administration Support$11,445,0006.9%
Operation and Maintenance Support$14,823,0008.9%
Student Transportation Support$2,523,0001.5%
Other Support Services$6,511,0003.9%
Total Other Expenditures$9,445,0006.4%
Food Services$7,762,0004.7%
Enterprise Operations$1,683,0001.0%

Graduation and Dropout Details (2007-08)

Graduation Information
Overall Graduation Rate 55.3%
Total Diploma Count 730
Other High School Completion Certificate (OHC) Recipients -
Dropout Information
  Dropouts Dropout Rate
Total Grades 9-122164.6%

Map and Listings of Schools Within Paramount Unified School District

Schools Summary:
  • Schools: 22
  • Students: 15,913
  • Full-Time Equivalent Teachers: 735
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ABRAHAM LINCOLN SCHOOL
15324 California
Paramount, CA
Public | KG-5
563 21.2

5 out of 5
1 Review
ALONDRA MIDDLE SCHOOL
16200 Downey Ave
Paramount, CA
Public | 6-8
933 25.2

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ALONDRA SCHOOL
Non-Operational or Status Unknown
16200 South Downey Ave
Paramount, CA
Public | KG-8
- -

4 out of 5
7 Reviews
BUENA VISTA HIGH SCHOOL
3717 Michelson St
Lakewood, CA
Public | 9-12
237 19.8

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CAPTAIN RAYMOND COLLINS SCHOOL
6125 Coke St
Long Beach, CA
Public | KG-5
666 20.2

5 out of 5
2 Reviews
FRANK J. ZAMBONI SCHOOL
15733 South Orange Ave
Paramount, CA
Public | 6-8
930 23.3

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HARRY WIRTZ ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
8535 Contreras St
Paramount, CA
Public | KG-5
753 20.3

1 out of 5
1 Review
HOLLYDALE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
5511 Century Blvd
South Gate, CA
Public | KG-8
1,127 23.0

4.5 out of 5
6 Reviews
HOWARD TANNER SCHOOL
7210 Rosecrans Ave
Paramount, CA
Public | KG-5
707 22.8

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JEFFERSON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
8600 Jefferson St
Paramount, CA
Public | KG-5
478 19.9

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LAKEWOOD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Non-Operational or Status Unknown
3701 Michelson St
Lakewood, CA
Public | KG-6
- -

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LEONA JACKSON SCHOOL
7220 Jackson St
Paramount, CA
Public | 4-8
771 23.4

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LOS CERRITOS SCHOOL
14626 Gundry Ave
Paramount, CA
Public | KG-5
567 16.7

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MAJOR LYNN MOKLER SCHOOL
8571 East Flower St
Paramount, CA
Public | KG-5
644 18.9

5 out of 5
2 Reviews
MARK KEPPEL SCHOOL
6630 East Mark Keppel St
Paramount, CA
Public | KG-5
582 22.4

5 out of 5
2 Reviews
PARAMOUNT ALTERNATIVE EDUCATION CENTER SCHOOL
3701 Michelson St
Lakewood, CA
Public | KG-12
120 48.0

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PARAMOUNT HIGH SCHOOL
14429 South Downey Ave
Paramount, CA
Public | 9-12
4,758 24.7

5 out of 5
1 Review
PARAMOUNT PARK MIDDLE SCHOOL
14608 Paramount Blvd
Paramount, CA
Public | 6-8
826 25.0

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PARAMOUNT PARK SCHOOL
Non-Operational or Status Unknown
14608 Paramount Blvd
Paramount, CA
Public | KG-8
- -

5 out of 5
1 Review
PARAMOUNT UNIFIED COMMUNITY DAY SCHOOL
14507 Paramount Blvd
Paramount, CA
Public | 7-12
27 6.8

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THEODORE ROOSEVELT SCHOOL
13451 Merkel Ave
Paramount, CA
Public | KG-5
724 20.7

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WESLEY GAINES SCHOOL
7340 East Jackson
Paramount, CA
Public | KG-3
423 20.1

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