PROFICIENCY 9% 78% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
21%South Whittier Elementary
30%South Whittier
38%California

Carmela Elementary is a school servicing grades KG to 6 and is located in the district of "South Whittier Elementary" in South Whittier, CA. There are a total of 490 students and 17 teachers at Carmela Elementary, for a student to teacher ratio of 29 to 1. There are a total of 410 free lunch students and 46 reduced lunch students.

Carmela Elementary has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 8.5%, which is 78% lower than the California average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students490
Teachers17
Student/Teacher ratio29:1
Free lunch410
Reduced lunch46

 

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 Carmela Elementary, 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

GradeProficiency
All5%
36-9%
4<= 5%
5<= 5%
66-9%
7n/a
8n/a
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All12%
36-9%
410-14%
520-24%
610-14%
7n/a
8n/a
High Schooln/a

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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Carmela Elementary race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictCaliforniaNational
Caucasian n/a 3.3% 24.1% 51.1%
African American n/a 0.3% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian n/a 1.3% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino n/a 94.8% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan n/a 0.0% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian n/a 0.3% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial n/a 0.0% 3.1% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

SchoolProficiencyMilesCity
Loma Vista Elementary19%0.5South Whittier, CA
Howard J. Mckibben Elementary35%0.7South Whittier, CA
Richard L. Graves Middle School27%0.9South Whittier, CA
Lake Marie Elementary20%0.9South Whittier, CA
Monte Vista Middle School19%1.1South Whittier, CA
Los Altos Elementary20%1.2South Whittier, CA
Ceres Elementary45%1.2South Whittier, CA
Mulberry Elementary38%1.5South Whittier, CA
La Colima Elementary40%1.6South Whittier, CA
John H. Glenn High33%1.6Norwalk, CA
California High45%1.6South Whittier, CA
Lakeland Elementary42%1.7Norwalk, CA

South Whittier demographics profile

StatisticSouth WhittierCaliforniaNational
Population59,31338,654,206318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)11,11323291
Median age33.336.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)52%52%55%
Speak English43%56%79%
Speak Spanish53%29%13%

Education level achieved in South Whittier

IndexSouth WhittierCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade73.6%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school72.0%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college46.5%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree22.0%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors14.5%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters3.6%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.2%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.1%1.6%1.3%
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Source: The Carmela Elementary 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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