Cerritos Community Information

Local Schools

Most students are under the jurisdiction of the ABC Unified School District, with neighborhood schools dotting the city's landscape. However, students in the west side of Cerritos, which is bounded by Palo Verde Ave. on the west, the San Gabriel River to the east, Artesia Blvd. to the north, and South Street to the south, attend the schools of the Bellflower Unified School District. Valley Christian High School is noted as one of the largest Protestant schools within the county.

Colleges and Universities

Cerritos College and United Education International College are located in Cerritos. Students may also choose to attend a number of other colleges and universities throughout Los Angeles and Orange counties, including Cypress College; University of California, Los Angeles; University of Southern California; University of California, Irvine; California State University-Long Beach; California State University-Fullerton; and California State University-Los Angeles, among a host of others.

Top Employers

The economy and job market are nothing to worry about as the economy in Cerritos is steady and the work force is not only able, but they also happen to be highly educated. The top five employers in Cerritos are: ABC Unified School District; United Parcel Service; AT&T Mobility; Southern Wine & Spirits of Southern California; and the City of Cerritos.

Parks and Recreation

Residents of Cerritos get to enjoy the Cerritos Olympic Swim & Fitness Center, which was used for practice by athletes during the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles. The center is located in Cerritos Park East and includes a competitive swimming pool, gym, and indoor recreation.

Community parks in Cerritos are abundant: Cerritos Park East; Heritage Park; Pat Nixon Park; Liberty Park; and Cerritos Regional Park. An additional 18 smaller neighborhood parks can be found scattered throughout the community's residential housing tracts, as well as a golf course, and two community gymnasiums.

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