5351 Carpinteria Ave.
Carpinteria, CA 93013
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Carpinteria Middle School serves 459 students in grades 6-8.
Carpinteria Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 38% (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 43% (which is lower than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is lower than the California state level of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 84% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Carpinteria Middle School's student population of 459 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
459 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
25 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Carpinteria Middle School is ranked within the bottom 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 Carpinteria Middle School is 0.32, 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
This School
State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#4894 out of 9659 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
22:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
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Asian
2%
12%
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Hispanic
81%
56%
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Black
n/a
5%
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White
16%
22%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.32
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Eligible for Free Lunch
58%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Carpinteria Middle 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
17%
6%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

School Reviews

5   2/4/2022
I am a believer in what you put in, you get out. Middle school is a difficult time for our children and has been made more difficult with the current pandemic. A little rough at first but CMS tackled the virtual learning and ensured all students had access to learning. Sadly, many of those students didn't take advantage of it and missed out. It takes effort from all of us, parents, teachers, students to raise a successful generation. CMS is dedicated to doing just that. The principal somehow knows every one of the students by name, is in the hallway during transitions, and is really good with parents too. I was hesitant, admittedly, to send my kid to CMS. but found that she's thrived at CMS, personally and educationally.
- Posted by Parent - elizzyp
5   4/14/2018
It`s a great school
- Posted by Student/Alumni - Nbn

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 459 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 84%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in CA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 38% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 43% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.32

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