Carpenter Elementary School

Serves grades 4 - 5

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2016 – 2017 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
9439 E. Foster Rd.
Downey, CA 90242
Phone
(562) 904-3588
District
DOWNEY UNIFIED
County
LOS ANGELES COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
491
Classroom Teachers
17

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to California

6

(10 is best)

Better than 54.7% of CA schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

5

(10 is best)

Carpenter Elementary School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 4

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 45 45
Proficiency in Reading 51 48
Proficiency in Math 39 43

Grade 5

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 40 42
Proficiency in Reading 47 49
Proficiency in Math 33 36

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 28.88
AVG FOR DISTRICT 25.01
AVG FOR STATE 23.37
AVG FOR NATION 16.50
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 4 231 47.0%
Grade 5 260 53.0%
Total 491 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 2.9% 4.8% 25.0%
Black 3.9% 2.8% 5.9%
Hispanic 91.0% 89.3% 56.0%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 1.8% 2.7% 12.0%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.4% 0.4% 1.1%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 83.1% 69.1% 57.8%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 64.8% 52.5% 48.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 18.3% 16.6% 9.0%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 122,867 39,536,653
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 8,890.8 250
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 6.4% 6.4%
5-19 YEARS OLD 20.7% 19.7%
20-44 YEARS OLD 37.1% 35.6%
45-64 YEARS OLD 24.2% 25.1%
65 OR OLDER 11.6% 13.2%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 35,487 12,888,128
Single Parent Households With Children 15.6% 11.2%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 77.2% 82.5%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 21.9% 32.6%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 11.8% 17.6%
$100,000 - $149,999 16.3% 15.7%
$75,000 - $99,999 15.5% 12.2%
$50,000 - $74,999 20.3% 16.3%
$30,000 - $49,999 18.5% 15.6%
$15,000 - $29,999 10.4% 12.6%
$15,000 or less 7.2% 10.1%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,865 $177,599,565 62.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $684 $15,445,404 5.4%
Staff $281 $6,345,261 2.2%
General Administration $127 $2,867,787 1.0%
School Administration $725 $16,371,225 5.7%
Operation $867 $19,577,727 6.8%
Transportation $118 $2,664,558 0.9%
Other $501 $11,313,081 3.9%
Total Support $3,303 $74,585,043 26.1%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,511 $34,119,891 11.9%
Total Expenditures $12,680 $286,327,080 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,754 $42,072,563,139 50.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $660 $4,109,759,938 4.9%
Staff $678 $4,223,588,529 5.0%
General Administration $131 $816,243,878 1.0%
School Administration $745 $4,643,247,838 5.5%
Operation $1,069 $6,656,800,206 7.9%
Transportation $248 $1,545,160,414 1.8%
Other $590 $3,675,538,573 4.4%
Total Support $4,121 $25,669,582,774 30.5%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,646 $16,479,764,511 19.6%
Total Expenditures $13,521 $84,221,660,396 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,187 $370,071,182,734 52.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $632 $32,552,249,701 4.6%
Staff $522 $26,871,170,551 3.8%
General Administration $218 $11,205,514,316 1.6%
School Administration $643 $33,118,729,386 4.7%
Operation $1,057 $54,423,429,117 7.7%
Transportation $497 $25,596,058,378 3.6%
Other $416 $21,407,079,047 3.0%
Total Support $3,984 $205,172,626,109 28.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,638 $135,865,864,952 19.1%
Total Expenditures $13,810 $711,111,010,069 100.0%