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Carpinteria Family: An Open Alternative Public Education for K-8

1480 North Linden Ave.
Carpinteria, CA 93013
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Opened on August 25, 2003
2007 Average Class Size K-3rd 19
2007 Average Class Size 4th-6th 18
History of School's Ranking
Blue line is rank against all schools in California; Green line is rank against similar schools only; B = LEA or ASAM School; C = Special Education School
School's 2007 Base API Score is 737
Education Levels K - 12th
Students in 2006 56  (52% male)
Ethnic Breakdown of Students
2% were English learners in 2007
24% socioeconomically disadvantaged
Breakdown of Parent's Highest Education Level

CST / CAPA Scores Average of 2nd - 11th graders scoring at or above the proficiency level

Teachers Info from 2006

School District
Average years of teaching experience 11 15.2
Percent of teachers that are first-year or second-year teachers 33.3% 15.4%
Percent of teachers with full teaching credentials 100% 97.1%
Percent of teachers with emergency credentials 0% 2.2%
Percent of teachers with waivers 0% 0%
Teachers with emergency credentials do not qualify for full credentials or for an internship, but meet minimum certification requirements.  When schools are unable to find enough credentialed teachers or teachers with emergency permits, then they allow teachers to work under a waiver.

Students Info from 2007

School District
Percent of students in gifted and talented education programs 2% 6%
Percent of students with disabilities 10% 11%