Paramount Alternative Education Center is located in Lakewood, CA and is one of 5 high schools in Paramount Unified School District. It is a alt. school that serves 113 students in grades 9-12.
Alternative schools are public schools that offer nontraditional education for students whose needs cannot be met in a regular, special education, or vocational school. While alternative schools are distinct from regular, special education, and vocational schools in their teaching approach or classroom environment, they can provide similar services and/or curriculum for students. Alternative schools include schools for potential dropouts, residential treatment centers for substance abuse, schools for chronic truants, and schools for students with behavioral problems. See Paramount Alternative Education Center's test results to learn more about school performance.
In 2010, Paramount Alternative Education Center had 48 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. The California average is 24 students per full-time equivalent teacher.