PROFICIENCY 27% 29% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
27%Barstow Unified

Barstow High is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Barstow Unified" in Barstow, CA. There are a total of 1,380 students and 61 teachers at Barstow High, for a student to teacher ratio of 23 to 1. There are a total of 845 free lunch students and 104 reduced lunch students.

Barstow High has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 27.0%, which is 29% lower than the California average.


Student/Teacher ratio23:1
Free lunch845
Reduced lunch104


Advanced Placement
AP enrollment246
Taking some courses55
Taking some courses (not tests)198
Passing some courses12
Passing no courses32

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 Barstow High, there are a total of 246 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 55 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High School10-14%

Proficiency in languages by grade

High School40-44%

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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Barstow High race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 25.3% 23.7% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 12.9% 14.6% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 2.8% 1.6% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 53.6% 53.4% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 1.9% 1.5% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 2.1% 1.2% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 1.4% 4.1% 3.1% 3.1%

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Barstow Junior High26%1.2Barstow, CA
Crestline Elementary16%1.4Barstow, CA
Skyline North Elementary47%1.8Barstow, CA
Montara Elementary19%2.1Barstow, CA
Barstow Stem Academy56%2.9Barstow, CA
Lenwood Elementary12%4.6Lenwood, CA

Barstow demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)56723291
Median age29.336.037.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)45%52%55%
Speak English73%56%79%
Speak Spanish23%29%13%

Education level achieved in Barstow

Completed 8th grade72.8%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school71.7%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college45.1%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree21.7%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors11.7%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters4.3%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.4%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.1%1.6%1.3%
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Source: The Barstow 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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