Carmel Unified School District

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 2 public high schools serving 886 students in Carmel Unified School District. This district's average high testing ranking is 10/10, which is in the top 5% of public high schools in California.
Public High Schools in Carmel Unified School District have an average math proficiency score of 67% (versus the California public high school average of 33%), and reading proficiency score of 80% (versus the 56% statewide average).
The top ranked public high schools in Carmel Unified School District are Carmel High School and Carmel Valley High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Public High School in Carmel Unified School District have a Graduation Rate of 94%, which is more than the California average of 88%.
The school with highest graduation rate is Carmel High School, with 97% graduation rate. Read more about public school graduation rate statistics in California or national school graduation rate statistics.
Minority enrollment is 39% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the California public high school average of 75% (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
2 Schools
2,813 Schools
# Students
886 Students
2,121,132 Students
# Teachers
56 Teachers
94,643 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
16:1

District Rank

Carmel Unified School District, which is ranked within the top 5% of all 485 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
0.57
0.65
# American Indian Students
1 Student
13,040 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
45 Students
247,507 Students
% Asian Students
5%
12%
# Hispanic Students
166 Students
1,111,792 Students
% Hispanic Students
19%
52%
# Black Students
5 Students
123,310 Students
% Black Students
1%
6%
# White Students
542 Students
527,008 Students
% White Students
61%
25%
# Hawaiian Students
2 Students
10,252 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
125 Students
85,551 Students
% of Two or more races Students
14%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
18
# Students in K Grade:
-
15,469
# Students in 1st Grade:
-
16,291
# Students in 2nd Grade:
-
12,778
# Students in 3rd Grade:
-
12,660
# Students in 4th Grade:
-
13,193
# Students in 5th Grade:
-
14,190
# Students in 6th Grade:
-
24,623
# Students in 7th Grade:
-
34,954
# Students in 8th Grade:
-
36,302
# Students in 9th Grade:
215
492,925
# Students in 10th Grade:
233
481,177
# Students in 11th Grade:
225
473,092
# Students in 12th Grade:
213
485,872
# Ungraded Students:
-
7,588

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 High Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Carmel High School
Math: 67% | Reading: 81%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
(2)
3600 Ocean Ave.
Carmel, CA 93922
(831) 624-1821
Grades: 9-12
| 867 students
Carmel Valley High School
Alternative School
Reading: <50%
27335 Schulte Rd.
Carmel, CA 93922
(831) 624-4462
Grades: 9-12
| 19 students

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: KG - 12
  • Students: 886 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 39%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 95% (Top 20% in CA)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 10%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 69% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 79% (Top 5%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.57

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