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  2. Diversity
    B+
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  5. Clubs & Activities
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  7. Administration
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Carpinteria Unified School District is a public school district located in Carpinteria, CA. It has 2,227 students in grades K-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 22 to 1. According to state test scores, 39% of students are at least proficient in math and 54% in reading.
Address
1400 Linden Ave.
Carpinteria, CA 93013
Telephone
(805) 684-4511
Website

Carpinteria Unified School District Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
54%
Percent Proficient - Math
39%
Average Graduation Rate
92%
Average SAT
1060
54 responses
Average ACT
23
22 responses
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Students

Diversity
B+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
2,227
Free or Reduced Lunch
63%

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
22:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$69,925
Teachers in First/Second Year
19.5%

Finances

Total Expenses
$25,999,000
Expenses Per Student
$11,290/ student
National
$12,239
Education Expenses
  • Instruction
    55%
  • Support Services
    40%
  • Other
    5%

Carpinteria Unified School District Reviews

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I have been in this district since kindergarten and through my experience I can say that it is quite average. The drawbacks are that it's a small town, so schools are small and there aren't as many opportunities. However, smaller classes can be good because you get to know everyone around you. Good if you like to make friends, not great for high-level education and competitiveness.
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My experience of being apart of the Carpinteria Unified School District has been amazing. I have been apart of this school district since around 4th grade when I moved here from Ventura. The teachers are beyond amazing. They spend hours on top of hours at school preparing for their classes and staying to help their students. All the teachers are here to help the students thrive as much as possible. The students are able to form close relationships with the teachers which makes the high school/ school experience in general much more bearable. Academically all the schools in the Carpinteria District are great, we have lost of rigorous classes that help students succeed. Parents are involved in the school but so is the whole community. the community is very supportive of its members. We all stand behind each other and treat each other like family and do all we can do to make sure this city as a whole thrives.
What I like about Carpinteria Unified School district is how close everyone is with each other considering how small our town is. Everyone helps each other out and is there for one another. The school district also interacts with all of the students at all different levels which makes everything feel a lot more safe and comfortable.