Best Public Schools in Carpinteria, CA


The Carpinteria Unified School District in Carpinteria, California, consists of 5 schools, including 3 elementary schools, 1 middle school, and 1 high school. The data reveals that Carpinteria Family Elementary stands out as the highest-performing school in the district, with exceptional test scores, low chronic absenteeism, and a low percentage of free/reduced lunch recipients. In contrast, the other schools generally perform below the district and state averages in various metrics.

Carpinteria Senior High has a strong 93.9% four-year graduation rate and a low 1.8% dropout rate. Carpinteria Middle School stands out with the best student-teacher ratio at 15, and the second-highest statewide ranking among the schools. However, the student-teacher ratios across the district are relatively high, with Carpinteria Family Elementary having the highest ratio at 21.6, which could be an area for improvement.

The racial makeup of the schools varies significantly, with Carpinteria Family Elementary having a much higher percentage of white students (72.31%) compared to the other schools, which have a majority Hispanic student population. The statewide rankings of the schools have also fluctuated over the past few years, suggesting that the schools may be facing challenges in maintaining or improving their performance. Overall, the data provides a comprehensive overview of the schools in the Carpinteria Unified School District, highlighting both the strengths and areas for improvement.

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SchoolDigger data sources: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Census Bureau and the California Department of Education.

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