Carson High School

22328 South Main St, Carson, CA 90745 | (310) 847-6000
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 3,460
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School Description

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Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 22328 South Main St., Carson, CA 90745
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 3,460
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 123.4
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 28.0
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 1,735 (50.1%)
  • Females: 1,725 (49.9%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 286 (8.3%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 1,458 (42.1%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 1,744 (50.4%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Carson High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian170.5%
Black61717.8%
Asian65518.9%
Hispanic1,67548.4%
White1022.9%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Carson High School
  Number Percent
8th Grade50.1%
9th Grade1,16833.8%
10th Grade92226.6%
11th Grade74821.6%
12th Grade61717.8%
Graduates Information (2010)
Graduation Rate
School:
75.7%
District:
69.1%
State:
78.6%
Teacher Education Background (2009)
Percent With Ph.D.
School:
2.5%
District:
3.7%
Percent With Master's Degree
School:
6.8%
District:
26.9%
Percent With Bachelor's Degree
School:
18.6%
District:
31.9%
Teacher Credentials & Experience (2009)
Percent of Teachers With Credentials: 96.4%
Number of Certificated Staff: 161.0
Average Number of Years of Teacher Experience: 13.6
Average Age
School:
45.0
District:
46.7
Source: CA Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Test Scores and Performance Information

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How is this determined?
The overall school rating shows that Carson High School performed on average worse than many other schools across the state on CST state exams in the following subjects:
  • CST Algebra I
  • CST Algebra II
  • CST Biology
  • CST Chemistry
  • CST English-Language Arts
  • CST Geometry
  • CST Integrated/Coordinated Science
  • CST Physics
  • CST Science
  • CST Summative High School Math
  • CST U.S. History
  • CST World History
AYP Results (2010)
Overall AYP Met: No
ELA AYP Met: No
Math AYP Met: No
Program Improvement (PI) Requirement Under NCLB (2010)
First Year PI Requirement was Implemented: 2006-2007
School's Placement Under NCLB: Year 5
ACT Exam Results (2009)
Percent of Students Taking ACT Exam: 29.3%
Average Combined Score: 18.1
Percent Scoring At or Above 21: 27.4%
SAT Exam Results (2009)
Percent of Students Taking SAT Exam: 55.1%
Average Combined Score: 1,256.3
Critical Reading Average: 418.0
Math Average: 419.0
Writing Average: 419.3
Percent Scoring At or Above 1500: 18.2%

CST - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 9 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
CST Algebra I Test
201010.0%11.0%22.0%
20093.0%10.0%21.0%
20082.0%9.0%18.0%
 
CST Algebra II Test
201021.0%42.0%69.0%
20093.0%36.0%65.0%
200829.0%36.0%66.0%
 
CST Biology Test
201027.0%27.0%55.0%
200922.0%23.0%51.0%
200834.0%25.0%52.0%
 
CST English-Language Arts Test
201039.0%36.0%54.0%
200930.0%32.0%50.0%
200831.0%31.0%49.0%
 
CST Geometry Test
20108.0%21.0%46.0%
20098.0%23.0%47.0%
200811.0%19.0%43.0%
 
CST Integrated/Coordinated Science Test
20107.0%13.0%19.0%
20091.0%9.0%15.0%
20081.0%7.0%5.0%
 
CST World History Test
200911.0%18.0%41.0%
 

Grade 10 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
CST Algebra I Test
20104.0%8.0%12.0%
20092.0%6.0%11.0%
20081.0%5.0%9.0%
 
CST Algebra II Test
201012.0%21.0%40.0%
200910.0%18.0%37.0%
200812.0%17.0%36.0%
 
CST Biology Test
201011.0%29.0%38.0%
20096.0%24.0%34.0%
20088.0%23.0%35.0%
 
CST Chemistry Test
20109.0%17.0%47.0%
20096.0%15.0%44.0%
20089.0%13.0%41.0%
 
CST English-Language Arts Test
201032.0%33.0%45.0%
200928.0%31.0%44.0%
200825.0%29.0%41.0%
 
CST Geometry Test
20102.0%6.0%14.0%
20091.0%6.0%14.0%
20082.0%5.0%12.0%
 
CST Integrated/Coordinated Science Test
20106.0%6.0%14.0%
 
CST Science Test
201027.0%32.0%46.0%
200925.0%30.0%44.0%
200821.0%25.0%40.0%
 
CST Summative High School Math Test
201013.0%53.0%75.0%
200923.0%42.0%71.0%
200824.0%44.0%68.0%
 
CST World History Test
201022.0%28.0%42.0%
200917.0%24.0%38.0%
200813.0%19.0%33.0%
 

Grade 11 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
CST Algebra I Test
201011.0%6.0%8.0%
2009---
20083.0%5.0%5.0%
 
CST Algebra II Test
20102.0%6.0%14.0%
20091.0%6.0%12.0%
 
CST Biology Test
201042.0%29.0%46.0%
200935.0%26.0%41.0%
200830.0%26.0%39.0%
 
CST Chemistry Test
20102.0%15.0%30.0%
20092.0%13.0%27.0%
20081.0%11.0%25.0%
 
CST English-Language Arts Test
201029.0%34.0%42.0%
200926.0%32.0%40.0%
200825.0%27.0%37.0%
 
CST Integrated/Coordinated Science Test
201010.0%4.0%8.0%
 
CST Physics Test
201051.0%26.0%53.0%
200919.0%22.0%50.0%
200848.0%19.0%47.0%
 
CST Summative High School Math Test
201013.0%31.0%50.0%
20093.0%27.0%47.0%
200811.0%25.0%43.0%
 
CST U.S. History Test
201024.0%33.0%45.0%
200927.0%31.0%44.0%
200817.0%25.0%38.0%
 
CST World History Test
20085.0%7.0%9.0%
 

End of Course - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
CST Algebra I Test
201010.0%22.0%31.0%
20092.0%19.0%28.0%
20082.0%17.0%25.0%
 
CST Algebra II Test
20109.0%16.0%31.0%
20096.0%15.0%28.0%
20088.0%13.0%27.0%
 
CST Biology Test
201024.0%28.0%46.0%
200917.0%24.0%42.0%
200821.0%24.0%42.0%
 
CST Chemistry Test
20106.0%16.0%38.0%
20094.0%14.0%36.0%
20086.0%12.0%32.0%
 
CST Geometry Test
20105.0%14.0%27.0%
20095.0%14.0%26.0%
20085.0%11.0%24.0%
 
CST Integrated/Coordinated Science Test
20107.0%3.0%16.0%
20091.0%7.0%13.0%
20081.0%2.0%11.0%
 
CST Physics Test
201046.0%24.0%49.0%
200919.0%20.0%46.0%
200844.0%18.0%43.0%
 
CST Summative High School Math Test
201013.0%35.0%54.0%
20095.0%30.0%50.0%
200813.0%29.0%47.0%
 
CST World History Test
201021.0%27.0%41.0%
200917.0%23.0%38.0%
200812.0%18.0%33.0%
 
Source: CA Department of Education 2009-2010

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