Mt. Carmel High School

  • Mt. Carmel High School serves 1,960 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 57% (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 80% (which is higher than the California state average of 48%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Mt. Carmel High School placed in the top 10% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 27:1 is higher than the California state level of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 51% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the California state average of 76%.
  • Mt. Carmel High School operates within the Poway Unified School District.
  • Poway Unified School District's 95% graduation rate is higher than the California state average of 83%.

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School Overview

  • Mt. Carmel High School's student population of 1960 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 72 teachers has grown by 12% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,960 students
Gender %Mt. Carmel High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers72 teachers
Students by GradeMt. Carmel High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Mt. Carmel High School is ranked within the top 10% 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 27:1 has decreased from 31:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Mt. Carmel High School is 0.67, 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)
57%
37%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
80%
48%
Student : Teacher Ratio27:124:1
Asian
27%
11%
Hispanic
13%
54%
Black
4%
6%
White
49%
24%
Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
6%
4%
All Ethnic GroupsMt. Carmel High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.670.41
Graduation Rate
97%
83%
Mt. Carmel High School Graduation Rate (2011-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
14%
50%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
9%

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Mt. Carmel High School is Poway Unified School District, which is ranked within the top 10% of all 983 school districts in California (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Poway Unified School District's student population of 35,698 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The district's graduation rate of 95% has increased from 94% over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $9,596 in this district is less than the state average of $11,049. The district revenue/student has declined by 11% over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $10,732 is less than the state average of $11,340. The district spending/student has declined by 5% over four school years.
    School District NamePoway Unified School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    38
    4
    Number of Students Managed35,6981,585
    Poway Unified School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    67%
    37%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    75%
    48%
    District Graduation Rate
    95%
    83%
    District Total Revenue$338 MM$18 MM
    District Spending$378 MM$18 MM
    District Revenue / Student$9,596$11,049
    District Spending / Student$10,732$11,340
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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