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Paramount High
14429 South Downey Ave.
Paramount, CA 90723

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  • School Type: High School
  • District: Paramount Unified
  • Ranking compared to similar schools: 9
  • Achieved API growth target: Yes
  • Teachers with Full Credentials: 100%
  • Teachers with Emergency Credentials: 1%
  • School Schedule: Standard
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Core Academic Courses: 32
Demographic Information:
  • GATE students: 7%
  • English learners: 20%
  • Reclassified as English proficient: 46%
  • Migrant education program participants: 0%
  • Eligible for free/reduced price lunch: 91%
  • Special education within past two years: 9%
Parent's Education:
  • Overall Average Education4: 1.93
(based on the 97% who responded)
Graduate School
College Graduate
Some College
High School
Not a High School

State Rank: 5 out of 101
API Score:
Student Ethnicity:
African American
Pacific Islander

Median Home Price (Zindex) for zip code 90723:

Related Schools:
Abraham Lincoln rank: 7 in Paramount
Alondra Middle rank: 7 in Paramount
Buena Vista High rank: A in Lakewood
Captain Raymond Collins rank: 1 in Long Beach
Frank J. Zamboni rank: 7 in Paramount
Harry Wirtz Elementary rank: 2 in Paramount
Hollydale rank: 4 in South Gate
Howard Tanner rank: 1 in Paramount
Jefferson Elementary rank: 5 in Paramount
Leona Jackson rank: 5 in Paramount
Los Cerritos rank: 6 in Paramount
Major Lynn Mokler rank: 5 in Paramount
Mark Keppel rank: 5 in Paramount
Paramount Alternative Education Center rank: in Lakewood
Paramount High rank: 5 in Paramount
Paramount Park Middle rank: 5 in Paramount
Paramount Unified Community Day rank: in Paramount
Theodore Roosevelt rank: 4 in Paramount
Wesley Gaines rank: 6 in Paramount

  1. The State Rank is determined by a school's API Score in comparison to all other schools in California. (1 is the worst, 10 is the best). An equal number of schools occupy each rank. * This rank comes from the 2013 California Academic Performance Index (API) Growth report.
  2. The API Score is a number between 200 and 1000 that reflects a school's performance on statewide student assessments administered in 2013.
  3. Alternative Schools receive APIs but do not receive ranks
  4. Parent Education is the average of all responses where "1" represents "Not a high school graduate" and "5" represents "Graduate school."
  5. More information: 2012-13 Academic Performance Index Reports Information Guide (PDF; 629KB; 65pp.)