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 1
9 1284
10 1282
11 1221
12 1203

Paramount High School is a public high school of the Paramount Unf School District located in Paramount, CA. It has 4,991 students in grades 9th through 12th. Paramount High School is the 2nd largest public high school in California and the 13th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 26.6 to 1.

Total Students: 4,991
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 26.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 187.6

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Paramount High School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 2,520
(50%)
2,641
(50%)
 Male 2,471
(50%)
2,664
(50%)

Paramount High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 4,348
(87%)
4,603
(87%)
 Black 458
(9%)
504
(10%)
 White 71
(1%)
78
(1%)
 Asian 67
(1%)
69
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 32
(1%)
35
(1%)
 Two or More 14
(0%)
15
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
1
(0%)

Paramount High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 4,024
(81%)
4,258
(80%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 967
(19%)
1,047
(20%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Paramount High School is ranked 381st out of 0 ranked schools in California, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Paramount High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (19.4%) is significantly lower than the state average of 52.5%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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

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

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

Compare Paramount High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
2,116.1% 21.2:1
 
2,660.0% 26.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 19.4%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 52.5%
 

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