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6351 W Olympic Blvd

Los Angeles, CA 90048

(323) 935-8173

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Grades: PK - 6

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 430

Students Per Teacher: 27

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98 Parent Reviews for Carthay Center Elementary

We recently moved into the Carthay neighborhood and look forward to sending to our kids to this school. In visits to the school, conversations with parents and time spent on the community Facebook page we have been impressed with the commitment and dedication of those involved.

Posted by a parent on 10/27/13

To put it simply, Carthay Elementary is a wonderful school. Our son (in second grade) is in his third year at the school and loves it. The school is located in the heart of Carthay Circle, a historic preservation overlay zone rich in LA history. In it s hey-day, premieres of classic movies including ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/22/13

I am delighted that my daughter has a school in our own neighborhood that is enriching her academically and socially. The teachers have been instrumental in challenging her to strive to be the best that she can be. We are also very grateful for the after school care program Star which is a extra added ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/17/13

All three of my children have gone through the public school system in Los Angeles and each of them has had a different experience but shared one thing in common: the schools they attended has that "something special" quality to them that enhanced the learning for each of my kids. Carthay is a very ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/16/13

Carthay Center Elementary is a wonderful community school that my daughter (currently 3rd grade, student since Kindergarten) absolutely loves. We have been involved with the school for 8 years and have been part of the growth of its environmental studies and science programs. The teachers and principal ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/16/13

This our second year at Carthay Center and our daughter loves it. The teachers and staff are amazing; they genuinely care about each and every student. The school has a rare soul that embraces all families, cultures, community and the environment. The STAR program is an added bonus with the aftercare ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/16/13

I think the word "awesome" is overused today, but this is how my 2nd grader describes her day at school everyday. Both of my children rush to get to school and think I am there too early when I come at 6 pm to pick them up from the fabulous grant-funded STAR program. Due to so much competition from ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/15/13

This is my son's third year at Carthay and we are very happy with the education and his teachers. Garden science, the writing program, the beautiful library and organic vegetable garden are just some of the wonderful elements. No school - whether public, charter, private - is the perfect school. Speak ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/15/13

carthay center is best grade school :) its small the teachers are great very attentive to cchildren. I love the diversity all different nationality all get along well.. iv had my child here for. 6 Year, and my child loves it, happy to arrive for school every day ready to learn. There are a lot of opportunity's ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/22/13

This is a good school to send your child. It has a diverse student background and the teachers and school administrators are helpful. This school is a true diamond among many fake diamonds. My son is enrolled in the Beyond The Bell after school program and it is very good. It is a mixture of study ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/22/13

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Test Year: 2012
Carthay Center Elementary
Los Angeles Unified School District
* In 2011-2012 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.

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Los Angeles schools — Carthay Center Elementary is located at 6351 W Olympic Blvd, Los Angeles CA 90048. 6351 W Olympic Blvd is in the 90048 ZIP code in Los Angeles, CA The school district for Carthay Center Elementary is the Los Angeles Unified School District. Carthay Center Elementary is a Public school that serves grade levels PK - 6.
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