Carpenter Elementary School

  • Carpenter Elementary School serves 443 students in grades 4-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 36% (which is lower than the California state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50% (which is equal to the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Carpenter 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 2017-18 school year.
  • Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 77%.

School Overview

  • Carpenter Elementary School's student population of 443 students has declined by 16% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 15 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 4-5
Total Students443 students
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Total Classroom Teachers15 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Carpenter Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Carpenter Elementary School is 0.17, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank#4194 out of 9602 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio30:1n/a
American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
2%
12%
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Hispanic
91%
54%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Carpenter Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
3%
5%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Carpenter Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
3%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of Hawaiian students in Carpenter Elementary School and the percentage of Hawaiian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Two or more races
n/a
4%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Carpenter Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.170.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
66%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
14%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Carpenter Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDowney Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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