Carmel Unified School District

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 4 public elementary schools serving 1,588 students in Carmel Unified School District. This district's average elementary testing ranking is 10/10, which is in the top 10% of public elementary schools in California.
Public Elementary Schools in Carmel Unified School District have an average math proficiency score of 70% (versus the California public elementary school average of 41%), and reading proficiency score of 79% (versus the 50% statewide average).
The top ranked public elementary schools in Carmel Unified School District are Carmel River Elementary School, Carmel Middle School and Tularcitos Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the California public elementary school average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Carmel Unified School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in California for:

Category
Attribute
Overall Rank
Highest overall rank (Top 10%)
Math Proficiency
Highest math proficiency (Top 10%)
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 5%)
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 20%)
Student Attention
Lowest student:teacher ratio (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Carmel Unified School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
KG - 12
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (CA)
# Schools
4 Schools
7,658 Schools
# Students
1,588 Students
4,091,638 Students
# Teachers
89 Teachers
172,594 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
18:1

District Rank

Carmel Unified School District, which is ranked within the top 10% of all 916 school districts in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 95% has decreased from 96% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (CA)
Overall District Rank
#98 out of 1942 school districts
(Top 10%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Carmel Unified  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
69%
40%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Carmel 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 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
79%
51%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Carmel 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 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
95%
84%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Carmel Unified  School District and public school graduation rate of CA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.55
0.64
# American Indian Students
3 Students
21,381 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
72 Students
449,381 Students
% Asian Students
5%
11%
# Hispanic Students
297 Students
2,233,733 Students
% Hispanic Students
19%
55%
# Black Students
5 Students
222,362 Students
% Black Students
n/a
5%
# White Students
1,004 Students
947,344 Students
% White Students
63%
23%
# Hawaiian Students
2 Students
18,292 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
205 Students
196,424 Students
% of Two or more races Students
13%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
18
# Students in K Grade:
143
527,334
# Students in 1st Grade:
144
456,635
# Students in 2nd Grade:
163
454,067
# Students in 3rd Grade:
160
445,791
# Students in 4th Grade:
196
464,991
# Students in 5th Grade:
193
470,352
# Students in 6th Grade:
200
484,326
# Students in 7th Grade:
206
333,304
# Students in 8th Grade:
183
329,942
# Students in 9th Grade:
-
27,431
# Students in 10th Grade:
-
29,497
# Students in 11th Grade:
-
30,397
# Students in 12th Grade:
-
34,120
# Ungraded Students:
-
3,433

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $24,791 is higher than the state median of $15,053. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $24,378 is higher than the state median of $14,597. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (CA)
Total Revenue
$62 MM
$28 MM
This chart display total revenue of Carmel Unified  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending
$61 MM
$27 MM
This chart display total spending of Carmel Unified  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$24,791
$15,053
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Carmel Unified  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$24,378
$14,597
This chart display average spending per public school student in Carmel Unified  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Best Carmel Unified School District Public Elementary Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Carmel River Elementary School
Math: 83% | Reading: 85%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Monte Verde St. And 15th Ave.
Carmel, CA 93922
(831) 624-4609
Grades: K-5
| 457 students
Rank: #22.
Carmel Middle School
Math: 68% | Reading: 80%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
4380 Carmel Valley Rd.
Carmel, CA 93922
(831) 624-2785
Grades: 6-8
| 589 students
Rank: #33.
Tularcitos Elementary School
Math: 66% | Reading: 77%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
35 Ford Rd.
Carmel Valley, CA 93924
(831) 659-2276
Grades: K-5
| 482 students
Rank: #44.
Captain Cooper Elementary School
Math: 21-39% | Reading: 21-39%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Highway 1
Big Sur, CA 93920
(831) 667-2452
Grades: K-5
| 60 students

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: KG - 12
  • Students: 1,588 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 37%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 95% (Top 20% in CA)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 10%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 69% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 79% (Top 5%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.55

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