District Summary Ratings

A larger number of schools in this district are rated above average in school quality.

Top Rated Schools in This District

These are some of the top-rated public schools in Los Alamitos Unified School District based on a variety of measures, including academic performance and equity. Find out more about GreatSchools ratings.

District Academic Progress

A larger number of schools in this district have students who are making more academic progress than their peers at other schools in the state.


Academic Summary

Is this district offering opportunity for all its students, or leaving some kids behind? Successful districts are working to close the achievement gap.


Advanced Courses

Rigorous courses can help students prepare for and get into college, including coursework in STEM subjects. Find out more.
Parent Tip
Many successful high school students end up in remedial math courses in college. Is your student prepared for college-level math? Ask this district how they ensure students are well-prepared.


Student Demographics

Schools that create a positive culture help all students thrive. See how.


Teachers & Staff

Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.


District Calendar


District Finances

How a school district allocates funds can reflect its priorities. Learn more about how these decisions are made.
Parent Tip
District decisions about how to spend money impact your child’s schooling. Here’s how parents can have an influence.


Reviews From Schools in Los Alamitos Unified School District

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Parent / Guardian
February 28, 2024
Lee Elementary School is a true gem within the already excellent Los Alamitos School District. My child has had an exceptional experience here, and I can't recommend this school highly enough. The... More
Parent / Guardian
February 05, 2024
My wife and I are both Los Al grads and we have both a freshman and senior attending there now. Since I have very little exposure to other schools, it’s difficult to compare Los Al to them. But here’s... More
Parent / Guardian
January 18, 2024
We moved our child from Long Beach Unified to McGaugh and the difference has been astounding. The teachers and administration genuinely care about the growth, development, mental and emotional health... More
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