PROFICIENCY 12% 68% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
16%Fairfax Elementary

Virginia Avenue Elementary is a school servicing grades KG to 6 and is located in the district of "Fairfax Elementary" in Bakersfield, CA. There are a total of 675 students and 29 teachers at Virginia Avenue Elementary, for a student to teacher ratio of 24 to 1. There are a total of 578 free lunch students and 40 reduced lunch students.

Virginia Avenue Elementary has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 12.0%, which is 68% lower than the California average.


Student/Teacher ratio24:1
Free lunch578
Reduced lunch40


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 Virginia Avenue Elementary, 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

4<= 5%
5<= 5%
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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Virginia Avenue Elementary race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 5.1% 5.4% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 2.3% 3.1% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 2.3% 2.2% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 88.3% 87.3% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.5% 0.2% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.2% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 1.5% 1.6% 3.1% 3.1%

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East Bakersfield High29%1.7Bakersfield, CA
Foothill High34%1.8Bakersfield, CA
Mira Monte High35%1.8Bakersfield, CA

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 Virginia Avenue Elementary 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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