District Summary Ratings

A larger number of schools in this district are rated below average in school quality.

Top 5 Schools in This District

These are some of the top-rated public schools in Carlsbad Municipal Schools based on a variety of measures, including academic performance and equity. Find out more about GreatSchools ratings.

District Academic Progress

This district has a larger number of schools whose students are making less academic progress than their peers at other schools in the state.


Academic Summary

Is this district offering opportunity for all its students, or leaving some kids behind? Successful districts are working to close the achievement gap.


Advanced Courses

Rigorous courses can help students prepare for and get into college, including coursework in STEM subjects. Find out more.
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Many successful high school students end up in remedial math courses in college. Is your student prepared for college-level math? Ask this district how they ensure students are well-prepared.


Student Demographics

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Teachers & Staff

Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.


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District Finances

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District decisions about how to spend money impact your child’s schooling. Here’s how parents can have an influence.

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Reviews From Schools in Carlsbad Municipal Schools

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Parent / Guardian
September 13, 2023
Teachers are trying extremely hard. Students are trying extremely hard. Administration is horrible, leadership is none existent. Technology used by school is extremely glitchy, which makes it... More
Current student
August 28, 2023
Bad, nobody learns anything properly and has to deal with it along with the bad kids around you, the teachers aren't any better, and they expect you to only learn from a computer.
Parent / Guardian
December 19, 2022
Four years ago this was a fantastic school. However since it came under the control of Hite-Pope, policy changes have caused undue stress for both teachers and students. There is significant attrition... More
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