Paramount High Overview

2014 Academic Indicators
College Readiness Index
14.4
Academic Performance Index
736
Student/Teacher Ratio
26:1
  • 09–12 Grades
  • 5,015 Students
  • 190 Teachers

Paramount High
14429 SOUTH DOWNEY AVE
PARAMOUNT, CA 90723

Phone: (562) 602-6067

District: Paramount Unified School District

Overview

At Paramount High, students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® course work and exams. The AP® participation rate at Paramount High is 29 percent. The student body makeup is 49 percent male and 51 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 98 percent. Paramount High is 1 of 3 high schools in the Paramount Unified School District.

Rankings / Awards

This details how this school compares with others based on U.S. News ranking criteria.

Medal Awarded None
National Rank
Unranked

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Students / Teachers

These counts and percentages of students and teachers are from data reported by schools to the government.

Total Enrollment 5,015
Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 98%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) N/A
Full-Time Teachers 190

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Test Scores

U.S. News calculates these values based on student performance on state exit exams and internationally available exams on college-level coursework (AP®/IB exams).

Academic Performance Index Evaluation Does not achieve CA goal
College Readiness Index 14.4

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School Data

School profile information is based on government data.

Grades Served 09 – 12
Setting Small City
Charter School No
Magnet School No
Receives Title I Funding Yes

District

This information relates to high schools run by this school's state operating agency. Many districts contain only one high school.

Total Schools 3
Total Students 5,279
Academic Performance Index Evaluation Does not achieve CA goal
College Readiness (district average) 14.4

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Nearby Schools

Paramount High is 1 of 3 schools in the Paramount Unified School District.

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