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14429 Downey Ave

Paramount, CA 90723

(562) 602-6064

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Grades: 9 - 12

School Type: Public, Magnet

Student Enrollment: 3,760

Students Per Teacher: 25

Parent Reviews

18 Parent Reviews for Paramount High School

School Stadium, gymnasiums was recently upgraded, looks like a College Stadium..Most improved school as far as I'm concerned..The next thing they need to upgrade is their cafeteria food. My daughter says the tacos and salads have no taste and are dried up a does not look fresh. That would be the next ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/22/13

PHS has been in my family since 1977-81 when my brother attended, then I attended in 1987-91, my daughter is a graduate of 2008-12 etc... I still have children that will be attending soon. So to sum up this is a good school and would recommend to anyone. There aren't many highly rated schools, People ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 07/22/13

Great school. Constantly evolving. Every AP and honors class possible available. Great campus improvement. Solid athletic program and facilities.

Posted by a parent on 06/14/13

PHS is the largest high school in the state of California. We have many challenges to face, and we face them head on. I am a teacher there, and this will be my 23rd year teaching on this campus, and I can truly say that each year shows improvement. As a teacher, i care about my students, and they KNOW ...  Read more

Posted by a teacher on 08/12/12

after reading some of the comments, i think they are most likely high school drop outs or students that went to phs and failed and blaming others for their irresponsibilities Im from class of 2011. Phs was a great school. gave us the opportunities we needed. supportive teachers. more encouragement to ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 10/09/11

Horrible school the staff is rude. The teachers don't care about the students. The counselors are useless. I left half way 10th grade year to a charter school, best decision I ever made. I'm in college now chasing my dreams.

Posted by a other on 10/04/11

I am an alumni c/o 2005. I would definitely have to agree with the staff being rude and some counselors being useless. I personally had a conflict with Mrs. Garcia('counselor') whom completely discouraged me to attend a community college, (while still in high school) to get ahead during a summer. I asked ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 06/14/09

There is nothing wrong with Paramount High school. They are always trying to encourage involvement and due to outside dangers they have to be prepared. Teachers and staff are fully prepared for extreme situations. This does not make them mean they can be really cool if you get to know them. Something ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 12/01/08

If your child is 'gifted' and would excel in Honors and AP programs, this school is not so bad. The Honors teachers are amazing and they definitely prepared me for college (aka Ms. Barboza, Ms. Himel, Mr. Carlin etcetc). However, if your child is doing average, or below average, they very well might ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 10/30/08

My twin daughters did great last year as freshmans. They were involved in many afterschool clubs. I met everyone of their teachers and got to talk about how they are doing in their classes and what we can do to help them. The school helped us get involved in Upward bound. They spent 5 weeks during the ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/21/08

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Test Year: 2012
Paramount High School
Paramount Unified School District
* In 2011-2012 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.

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Paramount schools — Paramount High School is located at 14429 Downey Ave, Paramount CA 90723. 14429 Downey Ave is in the 90723 ZIP code in Paramount, CA The school district for Paramount High School is the Paramount Unified School District. Paramount High School is a Public school that serves grade levels 9 - 12.
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