Bakersfield school information

IndexBakersfieldCaliforniaNational
Average Test Scores48%53%68%
Student/Teacher ratio21:120:116:1
Total public schools1318,30879,235
Total private schools273,43824,875
Total post-secondary schools111,0857,965

Did you know?

  • The average school test scores in Bakersfield are 29% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 131 public schools in Bakersfield.
  • 77.9% of people in Bakersfield have completed 8th grade.
  • 76.6% of people in Bakersfield have completed high school.
  • 20.7% of people in Bakersfield have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Bakersfield

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  • Almondale Elementary10510 Chippewa St.Grades: KG - 06Students: 628 · Ratio: 0:169
  • American Elementary800 VerdugoGrades: KG - 06Students: 657 · Ratio: 0:173
  • Amy B. Seibert Elementary2800 Agate St.Grades: KG - 06Students: 704 · Ratio: 0:142
  • Bakersfield High1241 G St.Grades: 09 - 12Students: 2,755 · Ratio: 0:132
  • Beardsley Elementary1001 Roberts Ln.Grades: KG - 06Students: 351 · Ratio: 0:140
  • Beardsley Junior High1001 Roberts Ln.Grades: 07 - 08Students: 331 · Ratio: 0:163
  • Berkshire Elementary3900 Berkshire Rd.Grades: KG - 06Students: 979 · Ratio: 0:162
  • Bessie E. Owens Intermediate815 Eureka St.Grades: 02 - 08Students: 488 · Ratio: 0:158
  • Bessie E. Owens Primary815 Potomac Ave.Grades: KG - 03Students: 611 · Ratio: 0:144
  • Bill L. Williams Elementary5601 Harris Rd.Grades: KG - 06Students: 644 · Ratio: 0:163
  • Buena Vista Elementary6547 Buena Vista Rd.Grades: KG - 06Students: 881 · Ratio: 0:160
  • Caroline Harris Elementary4110 Garnsey Ln.Grades: KG - 05Students: 453 · Ratio: 0:154
  • Casa Loma Elementary525 East Casa Loma Dr.Grades: KG - 05Students: 865 · Ratio: 0:146
  • Centennial Elementary15200 Westdale Dr.Grades: KG - 06Students: 493 · Ratio: 0:167
  • Centennial High8601 Hageman Rd.Grades: 09 - 12Students: 1,792 · Ratio: 0:149
  • Cesar E. Chavez Elementary4201 Mesa Marin Dr.Grades: KG - 06Students: 658 · Ratio: 0:174
  • Charles H. Castle Elementary6001 Edgemont Dr.Grades: KG - 06Students: 737 · Ratio: 0:150
  • Chipman Junior High2905 Eissler St.Grades: 07 - 08Students: 899 · Ratio: 0:153
  • Christa Mcauliffe Elementary8900 Westwold Dr.Grades: KG - 06Students: 502 · Ratio: 0:168
  • College Heights Elementary2551 Sunny Ln.Grades: KG - 06Students: 857 · Ratio: 0:140
  • Colonel Howard Nichols Elementary3401 Renegade Ave.Grades: KG - 06Students: 633 · Ratio: 0:152
  • Columbia Elementary703 Mondavi WayGrades: KG - 06Students: 537 · Ratio: 0:169
  • Compton Junior High3211 Pico Ave.Grades: 07 - 08Students: 614 · Ratio: 0:145
  • Curran Middle1116 Lymric WayGrades: 06 - 08Students: 868 · Ratio: 0:127
  • Del Rio Elementary600 Hidalgo Dr.Grades: KG - 06Students: 467 · Ratio: 0:155
  • Discovery Elementary7500 Vaquero Ave.Grades: KG - 06Students: 865 · Ratio: 0:178
  • Donald E. Suburu7315 Harris Rd.Grades: KG - 05Students: 729 · Ratio: 0:156
  • Douglas J. Miller Elementary7345 Mountain Ridge Dr.Grades: KG - 06Students: 736 · Ratio: 0:153
  • Downtown Elementary2021 M St.Grades: KG - 08Students: 297 · Ratio: 0:180
  • Dr. Juliet Thorner Elementary5501 Thorner St.Grades: KG - 06Students: 865 · Ratio: 0:164
  • Earl Warren Junior High4615 Mountain Vista Dr.Grades: 06 - 08Students: 817 · Ratio: 0:163
  • East Bakersfield High2200 Quincy St.Grades: 09 - 12Students: 2,258 · Ratio: 0:120
  • Edison Middle721 South Edison Rd.Grades: 05 - 12Students: 484 · Ratio: 0:154
  • Emerson Middle801 Fourth St.Grades: 06 - 08Students: 848 · Ratio: 0:127
  • Endeavour Elementary9300 Meacham Rd.Grades: KG - 06Students: 762 · Ratio: 0:171
  • Evergreen Elementary2600 Rose Marie Dr.Grades: KG - 05Students: 571 · Ratio: 0:140
  • Fairfax Middle1500 South Fairfax Rd.Grades: 06 - 09Students: 74 · Ratio: 0:131
  • Fairview Elementary425 East Fairview Rd.Grades: KG - 05Students: 491 · Ratio: 0:146
  • Foothill High501 Park Dr.Grades: 09 - 12Students: 2,029 · Ratio: 0:127
  • Frank West Elementary2400 Benton St.Grades: KG - 05Students: 638 · Ratio: 0:145
  • Franklin Elementary2400 Truxtun Ave.Grades: KG - 06Students: 466 · Ratio: 0:171
  • Fred L. Thompson Junior High4200 Planz Rd.Grades: 05 - 08Students: 768 · Ratio: 0:136
  • Freedom Middle11445 Noriega Rd.Grades: 07 - 08Students: 60 · Ratio: 0:158
  • Fremont Elementary607 Texas St.Grades: KG - 06Students: 868 · Ratio: 0:136
  • Frontier High6401 Allen Rd.Grades: 09 - 12Students: 2,463 · Ratio: 0:149
  • Fruitvale Junior High2114 Calloway Dr.Grades: 04 - 08Students: 725 · Ratio: 0:167
  • General Shafter Elementary1825 Shafter Rd.Grades: KG - 08Students: 171 · Ratio: 0:154
  • Golden Valley High801 Hosking Ave.Grades: 09 - 12Students: 2,598 · Ratio: 0:131
  • Granite Pointe Elementary2900 Berkshire Rd.Grades: KG - 05Students: 906 · Ratio: 0:153
  • Greenfield Community1624 Fairview Rd.Grades: KG - 08Students: 16 · Ratio: 0:14
  • Greenfield Middle1109 Pacheco Rd.Grades: 06 - 08Students: 719 · Ratio: 0:145
  • Grimmway Academy11001 River Run Blvd., Ste. 10Grades: - Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Harding Elementary3201 Pico Ave.Grades: KG - 06Students: 504 · Ratio: 0:164
  • Henry Eissler Elementary2901 Eissler St.Grades: KG - 06Students: 628 · Ratio: 0:159
  • Highland Elementary2900 Barnett St.Grades: KG - 05Students: 885 · Ratio: 0:158
  • Highland High2900 Royal Scots WayGrades: 09 - 12Students: 1,897 · Ratio: 0:124
  • Horace Mann Elementary2710 Niles St.Grades: KG - 05Students: 772 · Ratio: 0:149
  • Horizon Elementary7901 Monitor St.Grades: KG - 05Students: 721 · Ratio: 0:152
  • Hort Elementary2301 Park Dr.Grades: KG - 05Students: 722 · Ratio: 0:142
  • Independence Elementary2345 Old Farm Rd.Grades: KG - 06Students: 385 · Ratio: 0:166
  • Independence High8001 Old River Rd.Grades: 09 - 12Students: 1,709 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Jefferson Elementary816 Lincoln St.Grades: KG - 05Students: 524 · Ratio: 0:132
  • Kern County Community1300 17Th St.Grades: 01 - 12Students: 1,718 · Ratio: 0:15
  • Kern County Juvenile Court1300 17Th St.Grades: 04 - 12Students: 387 · Ratio: 0:15
  • Kern County Special Education1300 17Th St., City CentreGrades: KG - 12Students: 549 · Ratio: 0:18
  • Kern High Roc501 South Mt. Vernon Ave.Grades: 09 - 12Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Kern Workforce 2000 Academy5801 Sundale Ave.Grades: 11 - 12Students: 429 · Ratio: 0:18
  • Lakeside14535 Old River Rd.Grades: KG - 08Students: 562 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Laurelglen Elementary2601 El Portal Dr.Grades: KG - 06Students: 529 · Ratio: 0:157
  • Leo B. Hart Elementary9501 Ridge Oak Dr.Grades: KG - 06Students: 531 · Ratio: 0:159
  • Leo G. Pauly Elementary313 Planz Rd.Grades: KG - 05Students: 62 · Ratio: 0:136
  • Leon H. Ollivier Middle7310 Monitor St.Grades: 05 - 09Students: 786 · Ratio: 0:156
  • Liberty High925 Jewetta Ave.Grades: 09 - 12Students: 1,824 · Ratio: 0:142
  • Longfellow Elementary1900 Stockton St.Grades: KG - 06Students: 698 · Ratio: 0:143
  • Louise Sandrini Elementary4100 Alum Ave.Grades: KG - 06Students: 588 · Ratio: 0:141
  • Mckee Middle205 Mckee Rd.Grades: 06 - 08Students: 871 · Ratio: 0:156
  • Mckinley Elementary601 Fourth St.Grades: KG - 08Students: 72 · Ratio: 0:139
  • Mira Monte High1800 South Fairfax Rd.Grades: 09 - 12Students: 197 · Ratio: 0:120
  • Mt. Vernon Elementary2161 Potomac Ave.Grades: KG - 06Students: 828 · Ratio: 0:146
  • Munsey Elementary3801 Brave Ave.Grades: KG - 05Students: 629 · Ratio: 0:143
  • Myra A. Noble Elementary1015 Noble Ave.Grades: KG - 05Students: 812 · Ratio: 0:138
  • Norris Elementary7110 Old Farm Rd.Grades: KG - 05Students: 856 · Ratio: 0:174
  • Norris Middle6940 Calloway Dr.Grades: 06 - 08Students: 1,177 · Ratio: 0:163
  • North Beardsley Elementary900 Sanford Dr.Grades: KG - 06Students: 62 · Ratio: 0:135
  • North High300 Galaxy Ave.Grades: 09 - 12Students: 1,989 · Ratio: 0:132
  • O. J. Actis Junior High2400 Westholme Blvd.Grades: 06 - 08Students: 746 · Ratio: 0:142
  • Old River Elementary9815 Campus Park Dr.Grades: KG - 06Students: 945 · Ratio: 0:165
  • Olive Drive Elementary7800 Darrin Ave.Grades: KG - 05Students: 504 · Ratio: 0:168
  • Orangewood Elementary9600 Eucalyptus Dr.Grades: KG - 05Students: 601 · Ratio: 0:145
  • Panama Elementary9400 Stine Rd.Grades: KG - 06Students: 616 · Ratio: 0:151
  • Patriot Elementary4410 Old Farm Rd.Grades: KG - 06Students: 836 · Ratio: 0:167
  • Pioneer Drive Elementary4404 Pioneer Dr.Grades: KG - 06Students: 668 · Ratio: 0:138
  • Plantation Elementary901 Plantation Ave.Grades: KG - 05Students: 639 · Ratio: 0:160
  • Planz Elementary2400 Planz Rd.Grades: KG - 05Students: 702 · Ratio: 0:150
  • Quailwood Elementary7301 Remington Ave.Grades: KG - 06Students: 37 · Ratio: 0:166
  • Rafer Johnson Childrens Center1100 Ninth St.Grades: PK - PKStudents: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Raffaello Palla Elementary800 Fairview Rd.Grades: KG - 05Students: 964 · Ratio: 0:151
  • Ramon Garza Elementary2901 Center St.Grades: KG - 05Students: 965 · Ratio: 0:149
  • Ridgeview High8501 Stine Rd.Grades: 09 - 12Students: 2,188 · Ratio: 0:134
  • Rio Bravo Elementary22725 Elementary Ln.Grades: KG - 04Students: 54 · Ratio: 0:157
  • Rio Bravo-Greeley Elementary6601 Enos Ln.Grades: 05 - 08Students: 459 · Ratio: 0:160
  • Ronald Reagan Elementary10800 Rosslyn Ln.Grades: KG - 06Students: 864 · Ratio: 0:182
  • Roosevelt Elementary2324 Verde St.Grades: KG - 05Students: 398 · Ratio: 0:148
  • Rosedale Middle12463 Rosedale Hwy.Grades: 07 - 08Students: 618 · Ratio: 0:168
  • Rosedale-North Elementary11500 Meacham Ave.Grades: KG - 06Students: 542 · Ratio: 0:162
  • Roy W. Loudon Elementary4000 Loudon St.Grades: KG - 06Students: 794 · Ratio: 0:144
  • San Lauren Elementary5210 Victor St.Grades: KG - 06Students: 403 · Ratio: 0:163
  • Sequoia Middle900 Belle Terr.Grades: 06 - 08Students: 959 · Ratio: 0:139
  • Shirley Lane Elementary6714 Shirley Ln.Grades: 03 - 05Students: 696 · Ratio: 0:144
  • Sierra Middle3017 Center St.Grades: 06 - 08Students: 782 · Ratio: 0:135
  • Sing Lum Elementary4600 Chaney Ln.Grades: KG - 06Students: 822 · Ratio: 0:157
  • South High1101 Planz Rd.Grades: 09 - 12Students: 1,915 · Ratio: 0:127
  • Standard Elementary115 East Minner Ave.Grades: KG - 05Students: 435 · Ratio: 0:153
  • Standard Middle1222 North Chester Ave.Grades: 06 - 08Students: 899 · Ratio: 0:147
  • Stella I. Hills Elementary3800 Jewett Ave.Grades: KG - 05Students: 498 · Ratio: 0:139
  • Stine Elementary4300 Wilson Rd.Grades: KG - 06Students: 78 · Ratio: 0:148
  • Stockdale Elementary7801 Kroll WayGrades: KG - 06Students: 489 · Ratio: 0:174
  • Stockdale High2800 Buena Vista Rd.Grades: 09 - 12Students: 214 · Ratio: 0:153
  • Stonecreek Junior High8000 Akers Rd.Grades: 06 - 08Students: 77 · Ratio: 0:140
  • Sunset8301 Sunset Blvd.Grades: 05 - 08Students: 391 · Ratio: 0:123
  • Tevis Junior High3901 Pin Oak Park Blvd.Grades: 07 - 08Students: 702 · Ratio: 0:154
  • Tierra Del Sol Continuation High3700 East Belle TerraceGrades: - Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Valle Verde Elementary400 Berkshire Rd.Grades: KG - 05Students: 701 · Ratio: 0:150
  • Valley Oaks Charter1300 17Th St.Grades: KG - 12Students: 1,115 · Ratio: 0:142
  • Veterans Elementary6301 Old Farm Rd.Grades: KG - 06Students: 631 · Ratio: 0:177
  • Vineland Elementary14327 Vineland Rd.Grades: KG - 04Students: 495 · Ratio: 0:138
  • Virginia Avenue Elementary3301 Virginia Ave.Grades: KG - 02Students: 759 · Ratio: 0:141
  • Vista Continuation High200 P St.Grades: 09 - 12Students: 258 · Ratio: 0:18
  • Vista West Continuation High7115 Rosedale Hwy.Grades: 09 - 12Students: 338 · Ratio: 0:15
  • Voorhies Elementary6001 Pioneer Dr.Grades: KG - 06Students: 91 · Ratio: 0:156
  • W. A. Kendrick Elementary2200 Faith Ave.Grades: KG - 05Students: 674 · Ratio: 0:173
  • Walter Stiern Middle2551 Morning Dr.Grades: 06 - 08Students: 135 · Ratio: 0:134
  • Washington Middle1101 Noble Ave.Grades: 06 - 08Students: 606 · Ratio: 0:135
  • Wayne Van Horn Elementary5501 Kleinpell Ave.Grades: KG - 06Students: 618 · Ratio: 0:143
  • Wayside Elementary1000 Ming Ave.Grades: KG - 05Students: 747 · Ratio: 0:150
  • West High1200 New Stine Rd.Grades: 09 - 12Students: 2,113 · Ratio: 0:126
  • William B. Bimat Elementary8600 Northshore Dr.Grades: KG - 05Students: 475 · Ratio: 0:178
  • William Penn Elementary2201 San Emidio St.Grades: KG - 05Students: 275 · Ratio: 0:149
  • Williams Elementary1201 Williams St.Grades: KG - 05Students: 476 · Ratio: 0:139
  • Wingland Elementary701 Douglas St.Grades: KG - 05Students: 711 · Ratio: 0:147

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Education level achieved in Bakersfield

IndexBakersfieldCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade77.9%80.6%83.8%
Completed high school76.6%79.3%82.4%
Completed some college55.0%60.8%58.4%
Completed associate degree28.6%38.8%37.2%
Completed bachelors20.7%31.0%29.3%
Completed masters6.9%11.4%11.0%
Completed professional degree2.2%3.8%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.7%1.5%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Bakersfield (high school & post-secondary)

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Bakersfield, CA358,70048%29%

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Bakersfield, CA358,70048%29%
Source: The Bakersfield, CA education data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.