PROFICIENCY 32% 16% lower than state average
School Rankings
  • Ranked #13 of 24 in Kern High
  • Ranked #1 of 7 in Arvin
  • Ranked #4684 of 10298 in California
Proficiency Averages
37%Kern High

Arvin High is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Kern High" in Arvin, CA. There are a total of 2,473 students and 86 teachers at Arvin High, for a student to teacher ratio of 29 to 1. There are a total of 1,830 free lunch students and 269 reduced lunch students.

Arvin High has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 32.0%, which is 16% lower than the California average.


Student/Teacher ratio29:1
Free lunch1830
Reduced lunch269


Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Arvin High, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High School16%

Proficiency in languages by grade

High School48%

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Arvin High race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 2.9% 24.5% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 0.3% 6.3% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 0.4% 3.9% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 96.3% 62.9% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.2% 0.7% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.2% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.0% 1.6% 3.1% 3.1%

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Arvin demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)4,26723291
Median age24.336.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.1:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)51%52%55%
Speak English12%56%79%
Speak Spanish87%29%13%

Education level achieved in Arvin

Completed 8th grade37.0%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school34.4%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college16.9%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree5.6%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors2.2%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters0.2%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.1%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.6%1.3%
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