PROFICIENCY 20% 47% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
32%Panama-Buena Vista Union
31%Bakersfield
38%California

Fred L. Thompson Junior High is a school servicing grades 7 to 8 and is located in the district of "Panama-Buena Vista Union" in Bakersfield, CA. There are a total of 741 students and 36 teachers at Fred L. Thompson Junior High, for a student to teacher ratio of 21 to 1. There are a total of 541 free lunch students and 71 reduced lunch students.

Fred L. Thompson Junior High has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 20.0%, which is 47% lower than the California average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students741
Teachers36.34
Student/Teacher ratio21:1
Free lunch541
Reduced lunch71

 

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 Fred L. Thompson Junior 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
All15%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
715%
816%
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All25%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
725%
824%
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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Fred L. Thompson Junior High race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictCaliforniaNational
Caucasian 15.0% 23.7% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 13.9% 9.8% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 3.6% 9.0% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 65.3% 55.2% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.5% 0.7% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.5% 0.4% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 1.3% 1.2% 3.1% 3.1%

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Bakersfield demographics profile

StatisticBakersfieldCaliforniaNational
Population367,55538,654,206318,558,162
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

IndexBakersfieldCaliforniaNational
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 Fred L. Thompson Junior High data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.