Carlsbad High School

  • Carlsbad High School serves 2,255 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 45% (which is higher than the California state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 72% (which is higher than the California state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 43% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 76%.

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School Overview

  • Carlsbad High School's student population of 2,255 students has declined by 24% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 86 teachers has declined by 22% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,255 students
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Total Classroom Teachers86 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Carlsbad High School's student:teacher ratio of 26:1 has decreased from 27:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Carlsbad High School is 0.59, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall School Rank#2010 out of 9,595 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Carlsbad 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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
72%
48%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Carlsbad 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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio26:123:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Carlsbad High School and the public school average student teacher ratio of California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Carlsbad High School and percentage of American Indian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Asian
6%
11%
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Hispanic
29%
54%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Carlsbad High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
1%
6%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Carlsbad High School and the percentage of Black public school students in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
57%
24%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Carlsbad High School and the percentage of White public school students in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/an/a
This chart display the percentage of Hawaiian students in Carlsbad High School and the percentage of Hawaiian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Two or more races
7%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Carlsbad High School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Carlsbad High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.590.41
This chart display the diversity score of Carlsbad High School and the public school average diversity score of California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate
95%
83%
This chart display graduation rate of Carlsbad High School and public school graduation rate of California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
13%
49%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Carlsbad High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Carlsbad High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCarlsbad Unified School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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