Carpenter Elementary



Carpenter Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Carpenter Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 254
5 293
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 Unified School District. It enrolls 547 students in grades 1st through 12th. Carpenter Elementary is the 2,809th largest public school in California and the 17,762nd largest nationally. It has 30.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 547
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 30.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 18
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 17,762nd out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in California: 2,809th out of 6,266
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 6,094th out of 6,257
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 4,032nd out of 6,257

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Carpenter Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 291
(53%)
7,372
(51%)
 Female 256
(47%)
6,979
(49%)

Carpenter Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 494
(90%)
12,748
(89%)
 White 20
(4%)
697
(5%)
 Black 18
(3%)
373
(3%)
 Asian 10
(2%)
410
(3%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
18
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
25
(0%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
80
(1%)

Carpenter Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 363
(66%)
7,596
(53%)
 Not Eligible 101
(18%)
4,421
(31%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 83
(15%)
2,334
(16%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,241 ranked schools in California, Carpenter Elementary is ranked 1,731st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Carpenter Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (81.5%) is higher than the state average of 60.7%. 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
2013 524
2014 533
2015 547

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
2013 31.6
2014 31.4
2015 30.4

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
2013 0.84541984732824
2014 0.78611632270169
2015 0.81535648994516

Compare Carpenter Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
2,138.2% 21.4:1
 
3,040.0% 30.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 60.7%
 
This School 81.5%
 

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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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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