Carson Senior High School

  • Carson Senior High School serves 1,520 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20% (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 46% (which is lower than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Carson Senior High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

  • Carson Senior High School's student population of 1,520 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 63 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,520 students
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Total Classroom Teachers63 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Carson Senior High School is ranked within the bottom 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 Carson Senior High School is 0.66, which is more 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#6186 out of 9602 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
50%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Carson Senior High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio24:123:1
American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
17%
12%
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Hispanic
52%
54%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Carson Senior High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
21%
5%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Carson Senior High School and the percentage of Black public school students in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
3%
23%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Carson Senior High School and the percentage of White public school students in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
6%
1%
This chart display the percentage of Hawaiian students in Carson Senior High School and the percentage of Hawaiian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Two or more races
1%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Carson Senior High School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Carson Senior High School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.660.64
This chart display the diversity score of Carson Senior High School and the public school average diversity score of California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate
89%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
61%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Carson Senior High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Carson Senior High 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 NameLos Angeles Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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