Carlsbad Unified School District

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  • For the 2020 school year, there are 16 public schools in Carlsbad Unified School District, serving 11,296 students.
  • Public school in Carlsbad Unified School District have an average math proficiency score of 66% (versus the California public school average of 38%), and reading proficiency score of 74% (versus the 50% statewide average). This district's average school ranking is in the top 10% of public schools in California.
  • The top ranked public schools in Carlsbad Unified School District are Pacific Rim Elementary School, Aviara Oaks Elementary School and Kelly Elementary School. Overall school rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
  • Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the California public school average of 77% (majority Hispanic).
  • The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is more than the California public school average of 23:1.

Overview

School District NameCarlsbad Unified School District
School District Websitehttp://www.carlsbadusd.k12.ca.us
School District Phone Number(760)331-5000
School District Grades OfferedKG - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (CA)
# of Schools16 Schools10,323 Schools
# of Students11,296 Students6,196,381 Students
# of Teachers443 Teachers264,762 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio25:123:1

District Comparison

  • Carlsbad Unified School District, which is ranked within the top 10% of all 1,013 school districts in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 95% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (CA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
66%
39%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Carlsbad Unified  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of CA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
66%
50%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Carlsbad Unified  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of CA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate
95%
84%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Carlsbad Unified  School District and public school graduation rate of CA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.610.64
# of American Indian Students30 Students32,941 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# of Asian Students774 Students719,628 Students
% Asian Students
7%
12%
# of Hispanic Students3,147 Students3,366,787 Students
% Hispanic Students
28%
54%
# of Black Students149 Students337,803 Students
% Black Students
1%
5%
# of White Students6,302 Students1,437,368 Students
% White Students
56%
23%
# of Hawaiian Students25 Students28,797 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/a
1%
# of Two or more races Students869 Students273,034 Students
% of Two or more races Students
8%
4%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten: - -
# of Students in Kindergarten:790530,332
# of Students in 1st Grade:783455,112
# of Students in 2nd Grade:784454,412
# of Students in 3rd Grade:855446,053
# of Students in 4th Grade:793465,277
# of Students in 5th Grade:843470,673
# of Students in 6th Grade:927484,739
# of Students in 7th Grade:855474,585
# of Students in 8th Grade:943472,087
# of Students in 9th Grade:988493,582
# of Students in 10th Grade:891481,886
# of Students in 11th Grade:891473,644
# of Students in 12th Grade:945485,844
# of Ungraded Students:88,155

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $10,123 in this school district is less than the state average of $10,675. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $12,268 is higher than the state average of $10,743. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (CA)
Total Revenue$111 MM$18 MM
This chart display total revenue of Carlsbad Unified  School District and average revenue for each school distric in CA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending$134 MM$18 MM
This chart display total spending of Carlsbad Unified  School District and average spending for each school distric in CA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student$10,123$10,675
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Carlsbad Unified  School District and average revenue per public school student in CA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student$12,268$10,743
This chart display average spending per public school student in Carlsbad Unified  School District and average spending per public school student in CA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Carlsbad Unified School District Public Schools (2020)

  • School (Math/Reading Proficiency) Location
    Grades
    Students
  • Aviara Oaks Elementary School Math: 85% | Reading: 88%
    Rank: Top 5%
    6900 Ambrosia Ln.
    Carlsbad, CA 92009
    (760)331-6000

    Grades: K-5 | 650 students
  • Aviara Oaks Middle School Math: 74% | Reading: 80%
    Rank: Top 10%
    6880 Ambrosia Ln.
    Carlsbad, CA 92009
    (760)331-6100

    Grades: 6-8 | 1,106 student
  • Buena Vista Elementary School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank: Top 20%
    1330 Buena Vista Way
    Carlsbad, CA 92009
    (760)331-5400

    Grades: K-5 | 324 students
  • Calavera Hills Elementary School Math: 51% | Reading: 64%
    Rank: Top 30%
    4100 Tamarack Ave.
    Carlsbad, CA 92009
    (760)331-6300

    Grades: K-5 | 472 students
  • Calavera Hills Middle School Math: 52% | Reading: 67%
    Rank: Top 20%
    4104 Tamarack Ave.
    Carlsbad, CA 92009
    (760)331-6400

    Grades: 6-8 | 574 students
  • Carlsbad High School Math: 50% | Reading: 60%
    Rank: Top 30%
    3557 Monroe St.
    Carlsbad, CA 92009
    (760)331-5100

    Grades: 9-12 | 2,337 students
  • Carlsbad Seaside Academy Alternative School
    Math: ≥50% | Reading: ≥50%
    Rank: Top 50%
    3557 Monroe St.
    Carlsbad, CA 92009
    (760)331-5299

    Grades: 9-12 | 46 students
  • Carlsbad Village Academy Alternative School
    Math: ≤10% | Reading: 20-29%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    3557 Monroe St.
    Carlsbad, CA 92009
    (760)331-5100

    Grades: 10-12 | 83 students
  • Hope Elementary School Math: 67% | Reading: 72%
    Rank: Top 20%
    3010 Tamarack Ave.
    Carlsbad, CA 92009
    (760)331-5900

    Grades: K-5 | 650 students
  • Jefferson Elementary School Math: 53% | Reading: 57%
    Rank: Top 30%
    3743 Jefferson St.
    Carlsbad, CA 92009
    (760)331-5500

    Grades: K-5 | 479 students
  • Kelly Elementary School Math: 75-79% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank: Top 5%
    4885 Kelly Dr.
    Carlsbad, CA 92009
    (760)331-5800

    Grades: K-5 | 443 students
  • Magnolia Elementary School Math: 74% | Reading: 82%
    Rank: Top 5%
    1905 Magnolia Ave.
    Carlsbad, CA 92009
    (760)331-5600

    Grades: K-5 | 477 students
  • Pacific Rim Elementary School Math: 93% | Reading: 95%
    Rank: Top 1%
    1100 Camino De Las Ondas
    Carlsbad, CA 92009
    (760)331-6200

    Grades: K-5 | 824 students
  • Poinsettia Elementary School Math: 69% | Reading: 76%
    Rank: Top 10%
    2445 Mica Rd.
    Carlsbad, CA 92009
    (760)331-6500

    Grades: K-5 | 529 students
  • Sage Creek High School Math: 62% | Reading: 78%
    Rank: Top 10%
    3900 Cannon Rd.
    Carlsbad, CA 92009
    (760)331-6600

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,257 student
  • Valley Middle School Math: 61% | Reading: 68%
    Rank: Top 20%
    1645 Magnolia Ave.
    Carlsbad, CA 92009
    (760)331-5300

    Grades: 6-8 | 1,045 student
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