Gretchen Whitney High School

16800 Shoemaker Ave, Cerritos, CA 90703 | (562) 926-5566
  • Grades: 7-12
  • Student Enrollment: 1,022
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
  • Enrolls 1,022 middle and high school students from grades 7-12
  • Ranks 4th out of 1,197 high schools in CA.
  • 2010 Overall School AYP Met Status: Yes
  • National Blue Ribbon Schools Award 2008

Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 16800 Shoemaker Ave., Cerritos, CA 90703
School District Details
  • Abc Unified School District
  • Per-Pupil Spending: $8,749
  • Graduation Rate: 87.7%
  • Dropout Rate: 1.9%
  • Students Per Teacher: 23.1
  • Enrolled Students: 20,731

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 1,022
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 41.8
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 24.5
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 494 (48.3%)
  • Females: 528 (51.7%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 56 (5.5%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 96 (9.4%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 152 (14.9%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Gretchen Whitney High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian10.10%
Black212.1%
Asian84282.4%
Hispanic1009.8%
White414.0%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Gretchen Whitney High School
  Number Percent
7th Grade16616.2%
8th Grade16315.9%
9th Grade17617.2%
10th Grade17617.2%
11th Grade17116.7%
12th Grade17016.6%
Graduates Information (2010)
Graduation Rate
School:
100.0%
District:
89.3%
State:
78.6%
Teacher Education Background (2009)
Percent With Master's Degree
School:
13.6%
District:
34.6%
Percent With Bachelor's Degree: 6.8%
Teacher Credentials & Experience (2009)
Percent of Teachers With Credentials: 95.1%
Number of Certificated Staff: 44.0
Average Number of Years of Teacher Experience: 16.4
Average Age
School:
41.4
District:
47.6
Source: CA Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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