Carlsbad Unified School District

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  • For the 2019-20 school year, there are 15 public schools managed by Carlsbad Unified School District serving 11,073 students in Carlsbad, California.
  • Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the California state average of 76%.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is more than the state average of 23:1.

Carlsbad Unified School District (2019-20)

  • School Location Grades Students
  • Carlsbad Aviara Oaks Elementary School
    6900 Ambrosia Ln.
    Carlsbad, CA 92009
    (760)331-6000

    Grades: K-5 | 677 students
  • Carlsbad Aviara Oaks Middle School
    6880 Ambrosia Ln.
    Carlsbad, CA 92009
    (760)331-6100

    Grades: 6-8 | 1122 students
  • Carlsbad Buena Vista Elementary School
    1330 Buena Vista Way
    Carlsbad, CA 92009
    (760)331-5400

    Grades: K-5 | 288 students
  • Carlsbad Calavera Hills Elementary School
    4100 Tamarack Ave.
    Carlsbad, CA 92009
    (760)331-6300

    Grades: K-5 | 468 students
  • Carlsbad Calavera Hills Middle School
    4104 Tamarack Ave.
    Carlsbad, CA 92009
    (760)331-6400

    Grades: 6-8 | 501 students
  • Carlsbad Carlsbad High School
    3557 Monroe St.
    Carlsbad, CA 92009
    (760)331-5100

    Grades: 9-12 | 2255 students
  • Carlsbad Carlsbad Seaside Academy Alternative School
    3557 Monroe St.
    Carlsbad, CA 92009
    (760)331-5299

    Grades: 9-12 | 48 students
  • Carlsbad Hope Elementary School
    3010 Tamarack Ave.
    Carlsbad, CA 92009
    (760)331-5900

    Grades: K-5 | 613 students
  • Carlsbad Jefferson Elementary School
    3743 Jefferson St.
    Carlsbad, CA 92009
    (760)331-5500

    Grades: K-5 | 450 students
  • Carlsbad Kelly Elementary School
    4885 Kelly Dr.
    Carlsbad, CA 92009
    (760)331-5800

    Grades: K-5 | 440 students
  • Carlsbad Magnolia Elementary School
    1905 Magnolia Ave.
    Carlsbad, CA 92009
    (760)331-5600

    Grades: K-5 | 517 students
  • Carlsbad Pacific Rim Elementary School
    1100 Camino De Las Ondas
    Carlsbad, CA 92009
    (760)331-6200

    Grades: K-5 | 831 students
  • Carlsbad Poinsettia Elementary School
    2445 Mica Rd.
    Carlsbad, CA 92009
    (760)331-6500

    Grades: K-5 | 568 students
  • Carlsbad Sage Creek High School
    3900 Cannon Rd.
    Carlsbad, CA 92009
    (760)331-6600

    Grades: 9-12 | 1251 students
  • Carlsbad Valley Middle School
    1645 Magnolia Ave.
    Carlsbad, CA 92009
    (760)331-5300

    Grades: 6-8 | 1044 students

Overview

School District NameCarlsbad Unified School District
# of Schoolsn/a
# of Students11,073 students
# of Teachers427 Teacher(s)
Student : Teacher Ratio26:1
# of Male Students5,296 students
% Male Students
48%
# of Female Students5,777 students
% Female Students
52%

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.59
# of American Indian Students37 students
% American Indian Students
n/a
# of Asian Students782 students
% Asian Students
7%
# of Hispanic Students3,026 students
% Hispanic Students
27%
# of Black Students139 students
% Black Students
1%
# of White Students6,233 students
% White Students
56%
# of Hawaiian Students24 students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/a
# of Two or more races Students832 students
% of Two or more races Students
8%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten: -
# of Students in Kindergarten:809
# of Students in 1st Grade:766
# of Students in 2nd Grade:803
# of Students in 3rd Grade:769
# of Students in 4th Grade:813
# of Students in 5th Grade:891
# of Students in 6th Grade:836
# of Students in 7th Grade:923
# of Students in 8th Grade:907
# of Students in 9th Grade:902
# of Students in 10th Grade:898
# of Students in 11th Grade:933
# of Students in 12th Grade:821
# of Ungraded Students:2

District Comparison

  • Carlsbad Unified School District, which is ranked within the top 10% of all 983 school districts in California (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 94% has increased from 93% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (CA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
64%
38%
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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
75%
48%
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 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate
94%
83%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Carlsbad Unified School District and public school graduation rate of CA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $10,123 in this school district is less than the state average of $10,798. 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 $11,280. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (CA)
Total Revenue$111 MM$17 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 2016-17 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 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$10,123$10,798
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 2016-17 school year data.
Spending / Student$12,268$11,280
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 2016-17 school year data.
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Did You Know?
Carlsbad Unified School District public schools have a diversity score of 0.59, which is higher than the California average of 0.41. The most diverse school in the district is Calavera Hills Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in California or national school diversity statistics.