Carson Elementary School

  • Carson Elementary School serves 459 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 44% (which is higher than the California state average of 37%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 46% (which is lower than the California state average of 48%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Carson 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 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is lower than the California state level of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 76%.
  • Carson Elementary School operates within the San Diego Unified School District.

School Overview

  • Carson Elementary School's student population of 459 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 20 teachers has declined by 31% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students459 students
Gender %Carson Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
Students by GradeCarson Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Carson Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 9595 schools in California (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has increased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Carson Elementary School is 0.54, 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 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
37%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
48%
Student : Teacher Ratio23:124:1
Asian
21%
11%
Hispanic
64%
54%
Black
4%
6%
White
5%
24%
Two or more races
6%
4%
All Ethnic GroupsCarson Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.540.41
Eligible for Free Lunch
78%
50%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
9%

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Carson Elementary School is San Diego Unified School District, which is ranked within the top 30% of all 983 school districts in California (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • San Diego Unified School District's student population of 129,394 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $10,786 in this district is less than the state average of $11,049. The district revenue/student has declined by 15% over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $11,488 is higher than the state average of $11,340. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
    School District NameSan Diego Unified School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    227
    4
    Number of Students Managed129,3941,585
    San Diego Unified School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    44%
    37%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    55%
    48%
    District Total Revenue$1,405 MM$18 MM
    District Spending$1,497 MM$18 MM
    District Revenue / Student$10,786$11,049
    District Spending / Student$11,488$11,340
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

    Nearby Public Schools

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    • San Diego Empower Charter Charter School
      Grades: K-6 | 108 students
      0.6 miles
      2230 E. Jewett St.
      San Diego, CA 92111
      (858)292-1304
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    • San Diego San Diego County Rop High School Vocational School
      Grades: 9-12
      0.6 miles
      6401 Linda Vista Rd. Rm. 408
      San Diego, CA 92111
      (858)292-3500
      0.6 9-12 n/a
    • San Diego San Diego County Special Education Special Education School
      Grades: K-12 | 42 students
      0.6 miles
      6401 Linda Vista Rd. Rm. 409
      San Diego, CA 92111
      (858)292-3774
      0.6 K-12 42
    • San Diego Twain High School Alternative School
      Grades: 7-12 | 186 students
      0.6 miles
      6402 Linda Vista Rd.
      San Diego, CA 92111
      (858)800-5300
      0.6 7-12 186
    • San Diego Montgomery Middle School
      Grades: 6-8 | 442 students
      0.8 miles
      2470 Ulric St.
      San Diego, CA 92111
      (858)397-6600
      0.8 6-8 442

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