1400 Alameda De Las Pulgas
Belmont, CA 94002
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
Carlmont High School serves 2,309 students in grades 9-12.
Carlmont High School placed in the top 5% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 73% (which is higher than the California state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 85% (which is higher than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is lower than the California state level of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 51% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the California state average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 2,309 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 51%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 98% (Top 5% in CA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 73% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 85% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Carlmont High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

School Overview

Carlmont High School's student population of 2,309 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 108 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
2,309 students
This chart display total students of Carlmont High School by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Gender %
This chart display gender of Carlmont High School
Total Classroom Teachers
108 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Carlmont High School by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Students by Grade
This chart display the students of Carlmont High School by grade.

School Rankings

Carlmont High School is ranked within the top 5% of all 9,659 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Carlmont High School is 0.67, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#404 out of 9659 schools
(Top 5%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Carlmont High School, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
73%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Carlmont High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in California by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
85%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Carlmont High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of California by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
21:1
22:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Carlmont High School and the public school average student teacher ratio of California by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
American Indian
1%
n/a
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Carlmont High School and percentage of American Indian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Asian
27%
12%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Carlmont High School and the percentage of Asian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Hispanic
14%
56%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Carlmont High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in California by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Black
1%
5%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Carlmont High School and the percentage of Black public school students in California by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
White
49%
22%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Carlmont High School and the percentage of White public school students in California by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Hawaiian
1%
n/a
This chart display the percentage of Hawaiian students in Carlmont High School and the percentage of Hawaiian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Two or more races
7%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Carlmont High School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in California by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Carlmont High School.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score
0.67
This chart display the diversity score of Carlmont High School and the public school average diversity score of California by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Graduation Rate
98%
84%
This chart display graduation rate of Carlmont High School and public school graduation rate of California by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
10%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Carlmont High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in California by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Carlmont High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Carlmont High School's ranking?
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

73% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CA state average), while 85% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CA state average).

What is the graduation rate of Carlmont High School?

The graduation rate of Carlmont High School is 98%, which is higher than the California state average of 84%.

How many students attend Carlmont High School?

2,309 students attend Carlmont High School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

49% of Carlmont High School students are White, 27% of students are Asian, 14% of students are Hispanic, 7% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are American Indian, 1% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Carlmont High School?

Carlmont High School has a student ration of 21:1, which is lower than the California state average of 22:1.

What grades does Carlmont High School offer ?

Carlmont High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12

School Reviews

Review Carlmont High School. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
Rate this school:

Recent Articles

Should Public Schools Provide Students with Vocational Opportunities?
Learn about the benefits associated with vocational education at public high schools, including high-demand career opportunities and improved learning for kinetic and active students.
Will Your Child Fail in a Larger Class?
Learn about how budget cuts are forcing public schools to cut teaching positions, which lead to larger class sizes. Make sure your child is prepared to face the changes of a different class size.
Prevent Suicide
Prevent Suicide
988 is the suicide and crisis lifeline. Parents, teachers, and students can help prevent suicide once they know the warning signs.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 2,309 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 51%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 98% (Top 5%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 73% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 85% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Related School Videos

Quick Links