PROFICIENCY 33% 13% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
37%Kern High
19%Bakersfield
38%California

Golden Valley 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 2,418 students and 81 teachers at Golden Valley High, for a student to teacher ratio of 30 to 1. There are a total of 1,649 free lunch students and 262 reduced lunch students.

Golden Valley High has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 33.0%, which is 13% lower than the California average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students2418
Teachers81.03
Student/Teacher ratio30:1
Free lunch1649
Reduced lunch262

 

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 Golden Valley 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
All18%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School18%

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All48%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
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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Golden Valley High race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictCaliforniaNational
Caucasian 7.8% 24.5% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 6.7% 6.3% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 2.6% 3.9% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 81.7% 62.9% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.4% 0.7% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.3% 0.2% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.5% 1.6% 3.1% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

SchoolProficiencyMilesCity
Horizon Elementary17%0.3Bakersfield, CA
Valle Verde Elementary21%0.6Bakersfield, CA
Leon H. Ollivier Middle School22%0.7Bakersfield, CA
Granite Pointe Elementary19%1.5Bakersfield, CA
Raffaello Palla Elementary25%1.7Bakersfield, CA
Fairview Elementary27%1.8Bakersfield, CA
Greenfield Middle School21%2.0Bakersfield, CA
Berkshire Elementary41%2.1Bakersfield, CA
Stonecreek Junior High30%2.1Bakersfield, CA
W. A. Kendrick Elementary45%2.2Bakersfield, CA
Roy W. Loudon Elementary15%2.5Bakersfield, CA
Panama Elementary30%2.7Bakersfield, CA

Bakersfield demographics profile

StatisticBakersfieldCaliforniaNational
Population17,80138,654,206318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)45023291
Median age26.536.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)56%52%55%
Speak English29%56%79%
Speak Spanish70%29%13%

Education level achieved in Bakersfield

IndexBakersfieldCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade56.9%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school54.9%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college24.3%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree9.7%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors6.5%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters1.9%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.1%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.9%1.6%1.3%
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Source: The Golden Valley 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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