PROFICIENCY 17% 57% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
16%Fairfax Elementary

Fairfax Jr. High is a school servicing grades 7 to 8 and is located in the district of "Fairfax Elementary" in Bakersfield, CA. There are a total of 504 students and 23 teachers at Fairfax Jr. High, for a student to teacher ratio of 22 to 1. There are a total of 352 free lunch students and 33 reduced lunch students.

Fairfax Jr. High has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 16.5%, which is 57% lower than the California average.


Student/Teacher ratio22:1
Free lunch352
Reduced lunch33


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 Fairfax Jr. 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 Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

High Schooln/a

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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Fairfax Jr. High race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 4.4% 5.4% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 3.2% 3.1% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 2.5% 2.2% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 87.1% 87.3% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.0% 0.2% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.2% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 2.8% 1.6% 3.1% 3.1%

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Bakersfield demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)2,45523291
Median age30.436.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)53%52%55%
Speak English59%56%79%
Speak Spanish34%29%13%

Education level achieved in Bakersfield

Completed 8th grade77.3%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school76.2%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college54.4%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree29.6%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors21.3%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters7.2%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.5%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.9%1.6%1.3%
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Source: The Fairfax Jr. High data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.
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