9439 E. Foster Rd.
Downey, CA 90242
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Carpenter (C. C.) Elementary School serves 287 students in grades Kindergarten-1.
Carpenter (C. C.) Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 42% (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 48% (which is lower than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is higher than the California state level of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-1
  • Students: 287 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 26:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 96%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in CA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 42% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 48% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Carpenter (C. C.) Elementary School's student population of 287 students has declined by 41% over five school years.
The teacher population of 11 teachers has declined by 35% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-1
Total Students
287 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
11 teachers
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School Rankings

Carpenter (C. C.) Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% 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 Carpenter (C. C.) Elementary School is 0.12, 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
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State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#4178 out of 9659 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
26:1
22:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
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Asian
n/a
12%
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Hispanic
94%
56%
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Black
2%
5%
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White
4%
22%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
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Two or more races
n/a
5%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.12
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Eligible for Free Lunch
30%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-1
  • Students: 287 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 26:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 96%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 42% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 48% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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