Carpenter Elementary



Carpenter Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Carpenter Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 280
5 285
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Carpenter Elementary is a public elementary school located in Downey, CA in the Downey Unf School District. It enrolls 565 students in grades 1st through 12th. Carpenter Elementary is the 2,597th largest public school in California and the 15,830th largest nationally. It has 31.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 565
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 31.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 18
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 15,830th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 2,597th out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 6,004th out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 4,013th out of 6,159

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Carpenter Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 289
(51%)
7,378
(51%)
 Female 276
(49%)
7,010
(49%)

Carpenter Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 498
(88%)
12,572
(87%)
 White 29
(5%)
850
(6%)
 Black 20
(4%)
415
(3%)
 Asian 13
(2%)
425
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 3
(1%)
31
(0%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
41
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
54
(0%)

Carpenter Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 410
(73%)
8,160
(57%)
 Not Eligible 87
(15%)
4,190
(29%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 68
(12%)
2,038
(14%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Carpenter Elementary is ranked 1,404th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Carpenter Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (84.6%) is higher than the state average of 58.5%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Carpenter Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 752
2006 784
2007 693
2008 680
2009 619
2010 570
2011 565
2012 565

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 25.1
2006 25.3
2007 22.4
2008 24.3
2009 24.8
2010 N/A
2011 29.1
2012 31.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.77659574468085
2006 0.77678571428571
2007 0.78066378066378
2008 0.78970588235294
2009 0.84006462035541
2010 0.83333333333333
2011
2012 0.84601769911504

Compare Carpenter Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
3,140.0% 31.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 
This School 84.6%
 

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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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