John & Carol Carlson Elementary School

5400 S White Dr
Chandler, AZ 85249
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 10%
John & Carol Carlson Elementary School serves 641 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
John & Carol Carlson Elementary School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 64% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 32%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 71% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 39%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Arizona state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arizona state average of 65% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 641 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 33%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10% in AZ
  • Math Proficiency
    : 64% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 71% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

John & Carol Carlson Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Arizona for:

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School Overview

John & Carol Carlson Elementary School's student population of 641 students has declined by 20% over five school years.
The teacher population of 40 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students
641 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
40 teachers
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School Rankings

John & Carol Carlson Elementary School is ranked within the top 10% of all 1,854 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of John & Carol Carlson Elementary School is 0.52, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.65. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
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State Level (AZ)
Overall Testing Rank
#97 out of 1854 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
64%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
71%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
5%
Asian
5%
3%
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Hispanic
18%
47%
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Black
4%
6%
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White
67%
35%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.52
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Eligible for Free Lunch
2%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (15-16)
1%
11%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is John & Carol Carlson Elementary School's ranking?
John & Carol Carlson Elementary School is ranked #97 out of 1,854 schools, which ranks it among the top 10% of public schools in Arizona.
What schools are John & Carol Carlson Elementary School often compared to?
John & Carol Carlson Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Audrey & Robert Ryan Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
64% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 32% AZ state average), while 71% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 39% AZ state average).
How many students attend John & Carol Carlson Elementary School?
641 students attend John & Carol Carlson Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
67% of John & Carol Carlson Elementary School students are White, 18% of students are Hispanic, 6% of students are Two or more races, 5% of students are Asian, and 4% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of John & Carol Carlson Elementary School?
John & Carol Carlson Elementary School has a student ration of 16:1, which is lower than the Arizona state average of 17:1.
What grades does John & Carol Carlson Elementary School offer ?
John & Carol Carlson Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-6
What school district is John & Carol Carlson Elementary School part of?
John & Carol Carlson Elementary School is part of Chandler Unified District #80 (4242) School District.

School Calendar

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Date
Grading Period Ends - LAST DAY FOR STUDENTS
March 08, 2024 (Friday)
First Day Back for Students
March 26, 2024 (Tuesday)
High School Graduations - Last Day of School (1/2 DAY)
May 23, 2024 (Thursday)
First Day of School for Students
July 17, 2024 (Wednesday)

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 641 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 33%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 64% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 71% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

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