Carmela Elementary School serves 329 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 16% (which is lower than the California state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30% (which is lower than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is equal to the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).
- Grades: Kindergarten-6
- Enrollment: 329 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
- Minority Enrollment: 98%
- Math Proficiency: 16%
- Reading Proficiency: 30%
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education
Carmela Elementary School's student population of 329 students has declined by 25% over five school years.
The teacher population of 16 teachers has declined by 20% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
The diversity score of Carmela Elementary School is 0.08, which is less 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
State Level (CA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)(18-19)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)(18-19)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
16% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CA state average), while 30% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CA state average).
How many students attend Carmela Elementary School?
329 students attend Carmela Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
96% of Carmela Elementary School students are Hispanic, 2% of students are White, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Carmela Elementary School?
Carmela Elementary School has a student ration of 21:1, which is equal to the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Carmela Elementary School offer ?
Carmela Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-6
What school district is Carmela Elementary School part of?
Carmela Elementary School is part of South Whittier Elementary School District.
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