Carmel Clay Schools School District

5201 E Main St
Carmel, IN 46033
(District boundaries shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%

Top Rankings

Carmel Clay Schools School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Indiana for:

Category
Attribute
Overall Rank
Highest overall rank (Top 5%)
Math Proficiency
Highest math proficiency (Top 5%)
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 5%)
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 5%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 15 public schools serving 16,215 students in Carmel Clay Schools School District. This district's average testing ranking is 10/10, which is in the top 1% of public schools in Indiana.
Public Schools in Carmel Clay Schools School District have an average math proficiency score of 69% (versus the Indiana public school average of 36%), and reading proficiency score of 71% (versus the 43% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Carmel Clay Schools School District are West Clay Elementary School, Carmel High School and College Wood Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Carmel Clay Schools School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Indiana.
Minority enrollment is 30% of the student body (majority Asian), which is less than the Indiana public school average of 35% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Overview

2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
This State (IN)
# Schools
15 Schools
1,914 Schools
# Students
16,215 Students
1,033,082 Students
# Teachers
960 Teachers
65,168 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
16:1

District Rank

Carmel Clay Schools School District, which is ranked within the top 5% of all 391 school districts in Indiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-2021 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 97% has increased from 96% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (IN)
Overall District Rank
#4 out of 392 school districts
(Top 5%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Carmel Clay Schools  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
68%
36%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Carmel Clay Schools  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of IN by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
70%
43%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Carmel Clay Schools  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of IN by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Graduation Rate
97%
87%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Carmel Clay Schools  School District and public school graduation rate of IN by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.49
0.54
# American Indian Students
25 Students
1,734 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
2,529 Students
28,870 Students
% Asian Students
16%
3%
# Hispanic Students
951 Students
139,934 Students
% Hispanic Students
6%
14%
# Black Students
591 Students
133,725 Students
% Black Students
4%
13%
# White Students
11,279 Students
673,004 Students
% White Students
69%
65%
# Hawaiian Students
23 Students
948 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
817 Students
54,867 Students
% of Two or more races Students
5%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
88
20,813
# Students in K Grade:
1,034
76,325
# Students in 1st Grade:
1,139
74,314
# Students in 2nd Grade:
1,183
75,414
# Students in 3rd Grade:
1,161
74,063
# Students in 4th Grade:
1,230
75,161
# Students in 5th Grade:
1,216
75,204
# Students in 6th Grade:
1,239
76,895
# Students in 7th Grade:
1,304
79,253
# Students in 8th Grade:
1,294
81,588
# Students in 9th Grade:
1,320
83,530
# Students in 10th Grade:
1,323
80,978
# Students in 11th Grade:
1,308
78,799
# Students in 12th Grade:
1,376
79,154
# Ungraded Students:
-
1,591

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $13,098 in this school district is less than the state median of $13,179. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $12,999 is higher than the state median of $12,810. The school district spending/student has declined by 7% over four school years.
This School District
This State (IN)
Total Revenue
$212 MM
$13,615 MM
This chart display total revenue of Carmel Clay Schools  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in IN by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$211 MM
$13,234 MM
This chart display total spending of Carmel Clay Schools  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in IN by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$13,098
$13,179
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Carmel Clay Schools  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in IN by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$12,999
$12,810
This chart display average spending per public school student in Carmel Clay Schools  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in IN by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Carmel Clay Schools School District Public Schools (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
West Clay Elementary School
Math: 89% | Reading: 78%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
3495 W 126 St
Carmel, IN 46032
(317) 733-6500
Grades: K-5
| 640 students
Rank: #22.
Carmel High School
Math: 77% | Reading: 90%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
520 E Main St
Carmel, IN 46032
(317) 846-7721
Grades: 9-12
| 5,327 students
Rank: #33.
College Wood Elementary School
Math: 87% | Reading: 75%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
12415 Shelborne Rd
Carmel, IN 46032
(317) 733-6430
Grades: K-5
| 659 students
Rank: #44.
Creekside Middle School
Math: 69% | Reading: 78%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
3525 W 126th St
Carmel, IN 46032
(317) 733-6420
Grades: 6-8
| 1,280 students
Rank: #55.
Smoky Row Elementary School
Math: 82% | Reading: 69%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
900 W 136th St
Carmel, IN 46032
(317) 571-4084
Grades: PK-5
| 658 students
Rank: #6 - 76. - 7.
Prairie Trace Elementary School
Math: 80% | Reading: 68%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
14200 N River Rd
Carmel, IN 46033
(317) 571-7925
Grades: K-5
| 683 students
Rank: #6 - 76. - 7.
Towne Meadow Elementary School
Math: 80% | Reading: 68%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
10850 Towne Rd
Carmel, IN 46032
(317) 733-2645
Grades: K-5
| 609 students
Rank: #88.
Cherry Tree Elementary School
Math: 81% | Reading: 62%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
13989 Hazel Dell Parkway
Carmel, IN 46033
(317) 846-3086
Grades: PK-5
| 710 students
Rank: #99.
Carmel Elementary School
Math: 75% | Reading: 61%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
101 4th Ave Se
Carmel, IN 46032
(317) 844-0168
Grades: K-5
| 639 students
Rank: #1010.
Woodbrook Elementary School
Math: 85% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
4311 E 116th St
Carmel, IN 46033
(317) 846-4225
Grades: K-5
| 589 students
Rank: #1111.
Mohawk Trails Elementary School
Math: 72% | Reading: 61%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
4242 E 126th St
Carmel, IN 46033
(317) 844-1158
Grades: K-5
| 619 students
Rank: #1212.
Clay Middle School
Math: 56% | Reading: 67%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
5150 E 126th St
Carmel, IN 46033
(317) 844-7251
Grades: 6-8
| 1,414 students
Rank: #1313.
Forest Dale Elementary School
Math: 63% | Reading: 52%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
10721 Lakeshore Dr W
Carmel, IN 46033
(317) 844-4948
Grades: PK-5
| 644 students
Rank: #1414.
Carmel Middle School
Math: 46% | Reading: 61%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
300 S Guilford Rd
Carmel, IN 46032
(317) 846-7331
Grades: 6-8
| 1,143 students
Rank: n/an/a
12025 Clay Center Rd
Carmel, IN 46032
(317) 733-6450
Grades: PK-5
| 601 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Carmel Clay Schools School District?
Carmel Clay Schools School District manages 15 public schools serving 16,215 students.
What is the rank of Carmel Clay Schools School District?
Carmel Clay Schools School District is ranked #4 out of 391 school districts in Indiana (top 5%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2020-2021 school year. This district ranks in the top 20% of Indiana school districts for: Highest overall rank (Top 5%), Highest math proficiency (Top 5%), Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 5%), Highest graduation rate (Top 5%) and Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in Carmel Clay Schools School District?
69% of Carmel Clay Schools School District students are White, 16% of students are Asian, 6% of students are Hispanic, 5% of students are Two or more races, and 4% of students are Black.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Carmel Clay Schools School District?
Carmel Clay Schools School District has a student/teacher ratio of 16:1, which is equal to the Indiana state average of 16:1.
What is Carmel Clay Schools School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $12,999 is higher than the state median of $12,810. The school district spending/student has declined by 7% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 15 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 16,215 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 30%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 97% (Top 5% in IN)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 5%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 68% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 70% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IN Dept. of Education

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