School Details

Carpinteria Middle School

5351 Carpinteria Avenue, Carpinteria, CA 93013
(805) 684-4544
6

(out of 10)

Public Grades 6-8 499 students 17 students/teacher (CA avg is 21)

Test Scores by grade

53%
53%
60%
50%
50%
55%

California Standards Test (CST)

In 2011-2012 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.
  • This school in 2013
  • Carpinteria Unified average
  • California state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

55%
55%
60%
48%
48%
52%

California Standards Test (CST)

In 2011-2012 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.
  • This school in 2013
  • Carpinteria Unified average
  • California state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

65%
65%
50%
61%
61%
57%
32%
32%
31%
63%
63%
52%
80%
80%
67%

California Standards Test (CST)

In 2011-2012 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.
  • This school in 2013
  • Carpinteria Unified average
  • California state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Carpinteria Middle School is a public middle school in Carpinteria. The principal of Carpinteria Middle School is John Merritt, whose e-mail is jmerritt@cusd.net. 499 students attend Carpinteria Middle School and identify mostly as Hispanic; White, non-Hispanic; and Unspecified. 24% of the Carpinteria Middle School students are "limited in English proficiency." 63% of the 499 students here get reduced lunch prices. The student to teacher ratio at Carpinteria Middle School is 17:1. The Howard Carden School is one of the nearest middle schools.

Extracurricular activities

Arts

  • Band

Sports

  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • P.E. classes
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Hispanic 71% 69%
White, non-Hispanic 23% 24%
Unspecified 2% 3%
Asian 2% 2%
Filipino 1% 0.5%
Multiracial 1% %
Black, non-Hispanic 0.8% 1%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.4% 0.5%
Asian/Pacific Islander 0.2% %
Pacific Islander 0.2% 0.4%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% 2337%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 63% 60%
Limited English proficiency 24% 40%

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