Paramount High School



Paramount High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Paramount High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 1245
10 1279
11 1160
12 1110

Paramount High School is a public high school of the Paramount Unified School District located in Paramount, CA. It has 4,794 students in grades 9th through 12th. Paramount High School is the 3rd largest public high school in California and the 16th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 26.0 to 1.

Total Students: 4,794
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 26:1
Full Time Teachers: 184.45

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Paramount High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 2,439
(51%)
2,623
(52%)
 Female 2,355
(49%)
2,443
(48%)

Paramount High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 4,207
(88%)
4,430
(87%)
 Black 391
(8%)
430
(8%)
 Asian 71
(1%)
72
(1%)
 White 49
(1%)
52
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 40
(1%)
42
(1%)
 Two or More 35
(1%)
39
(1%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
1
(0%)

Paramount High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 3,848
(80%)
4,057
(80%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 526
(11%)
547
(11%)
 Not Eligible 420
(9%)
462
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Paramount High School is ranked 1st out of 2,578 ranked schools in California, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Paramount High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (91.2%) is significantly higher than the state average of 55.7%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Paramount High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 4044
2006 4173
2007 4470
2008 4533
2009 4758
2010 4922
2011 5015
2012 4991
2013 4869
2014 4814
2015 4794

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 21.1
2006 21.8
2007 19.4
2008 23.2
2009 24.7
2010 N/A
2011 26.5
2012 26.6
2013 31.8
2014 27.6
2015 26

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.85830860534125
2006 0.84998801821232
2007 0.68232662192394
2008 0.9252150893448
2009 0.95817570407734
2010 0.89638358390898
2011 0.036689930209372
2012 0.19374874774594
2013 0.80262887656603
2014 0.91794765267968
2015 0.91239048811014

Compare Paramount High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
2,095.7% 21.0:1
 
2,600.0% 26.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 55.7%
 
This School 91.2%
 

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