PROFICIENCY 69% 81% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
69%Poway Unified
80%San Diego

Mt. Carmel High is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Poway Unified" in San Diego, CA. There are a total of 2,014 students and 48 teachers at Mt. Carmel High, for a student to teacher ratio of 43 to 1. There are a total of 289 free lunch students and 124 reduced lunch students.

Mt. Carmel High has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 69.0%, which is 81% higher than the California average.


Student/Teacher ratio43:1
Free lunch289
Reduced lunch124


Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

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 Mt. Carmel High, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High School56%

Proficiency in languages by grade

High School82%

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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Mt. Carmel High race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 48.6% 50.5% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 4.7% 2.4% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 27.3% 26.3% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 13.1% 14.3% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.3% 0.3% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.9% 0.5% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 4.9% 5.8% 3.1% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

Meadowbrook Middle School60%3.3Poway, CA
Pomerado Elementary54%3.4Poway, CA
Valley Elementary44%4.5Poway, CA
Solana Santa Fe Elementary74%4.6Fairbanks Ranch, CA
Midland Elementary57%4.9Poway, CA
Twin Peaks Middle School62%5.5Poway, CA
Tierra Bonita Elementary59%5.5Poway, CA
Chaparral Elementary74%5.7Poway, CA
Painted Rock Elementary74%5.9Poway, CA
Poway High57%6.0Poway, CA
R. Roger Rowe Elementary84%6.2Rancho Santa Fe, CA
R. Roger Rowe Middle School76%6.2Rancho Santa Fe, CA

San Diego demographics profile

StatisticSan DiegoCaliforniaNational
Population density (sq mi)4,23323291
Median age34.236.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)48%52%55%
Speak English59%56%79%
Speak Spanish23%29%13%

Education level achieved in San Diego

IndexSan DiegoCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade86.5%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school85.7%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college71.5%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree51.0%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors43.6%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters17.8%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree6.4%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate3.0%1.6%1.3%
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Source: The Mt. Carmel 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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