PROFICIENCY 32% 16% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
37%Kern High
29%Bakersfield
38%California

Bakersfield High is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Kern High" in Bakersfield, CA. There are a total of 2,790 students and 102 teachers at Bakersfield High, for a student to teacher ratio of 28 to 1. There are a total of 1,610 free lunch students and 181 reduced lunch students.

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

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students2790
Teachers101.77
Student/Teacher ratio28:1
Free lunch1610
Reduced lunch181

 

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 Bakersfield 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

GradeProficiency
All20%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School20%

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All44%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School44%

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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Bakersfield High race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictCaliforniaNational
Caucasian 20.7% 24.5% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 15.5% 6.3% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 1.8% 3.9% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 59.7% 62.9% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.8% 0.7% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.1% 0.2% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 1.4% 1.6% 3.1% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

SchoolProficiencyMilesCity
William Penn Elementary30%0.3Bakersfield, CA
Franklin Elementary46%0.5Bakersfield, CA
Downtown Elementary55%0.7Bakersfield, CA
Roosevelt Elementary12%0.9Bakersfield, CA
Emerson Middle School13%1.1Bakersfield, CA
Mckinley Elementary12%1.2Bakersfield, CA
Caroline Harris Elementary12%1.3Bakersfield, CA
Valley Oaks Charter28%1.5Bakersfield, CA
Sequoia Middle School23%1.7Bakersfield, CA
Evergreen Elementary21%1.8Bakersfield, CA
Fremont Elementary20%1.8Bakersfield, CA
Bessie E. Owens Primary25%1.8Bakersfield, CA

Bakersfield demographics profile

StatisticBakersfieldCaliforniaNational
Population3,60638,654,206318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)16623291
Median age57.736.037.7
Male/Female ratio0.8:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)57%52%55%
Speak English97%56%79%
Speak Spanish1%29%13%

Education level achieved in Bakersfield

IndexBakersfieldCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade80.1%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school80.1%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college43.7%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree15.8%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors8.3%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters0.5%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.0%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.6%1.3%
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