PROFICIENCY 35% 9% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
41%Carpinteria Unified

Carpinteria Senior High is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Carpinteria Unified" in Carpinteria, CA. There are a total of 648 students and 33 teachers at Carpinteria Senior High, for a student to teacher ratio of 20 to 1. There are a total of 279 free lunch students and 90 reduced lunch students.

Carpinteria Senior High has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 34.5%, which is 9% lower than the California average.


Student/Teacher ratio20:1
Free lunch279
Reduced lunch90


Advanced Placement
AP enrollment148
Taking some courses65
Taking some courses (not tests)80
Passing some courses38
Passing no courses27

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Carpinteria Senior High, there are a total of 148 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 65 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High School25-29%

Proficiency in languages by grade

High School40-44%

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Carpinteria Senior High race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 23.1% 22.7% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 1.1% 0.8% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 2.4% 2.4% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 72.2% 72.3% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.3% 0.5% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.3% 0.2% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.6% 1.1% 3.1% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

Canalino Elementary28%0.5Carpinteria, CA
Aliso Elementary38%0.9Carpinteria, CA
Carpinteria Middle School41%1.0Carpinteria, CA
Summerland Elementary65%4.6Summerland, CA
Montecito Union85%6.8Montecito, CA
Cold Spring Elementary82%8.4Montecito, CA

Carpinteria demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)5,23723291
Median age43.536.037.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)56%52%55%
Speak English62%56%79%
Speak Spanish33%29%13%

Education level achieved in Carpinteria

Completed 8th grade79.7%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school78.9%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college64.0%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree41.5%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors34.4%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters12.6%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree4.7%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.9%1.6%1.3%
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Source: The Carpinteria Senior High data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.
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