PROFICIENCY 34% 11% lower than state average
School Rankings
  • Ranked #10 of 24 in Kern High
  • Ranked #1 of 8 in Oildale
  • Ranked #4442 of 10298 in California
Proficiency Averages
37%Kern High

North High is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Kern High" in Oildale, CA. There are a total of 1,585 students and 61 teachers at North High, for a student to teacher ratio of 26 to 1. There are a total of 996 free lunch students and 139 reduced lunch students.

North High has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 34.0%, which is 11% lower than the California average.


Student/Teacher ratio26:1
Free lunch996
Reduced lunch139


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 North 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 School17%

Proficiency in languages by grade

High School51%

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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North High race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 66.3% 24.5% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 2.1% 6.3% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 1.0% 3.9% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 25.5% 62.9% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 1.7% 0.7% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.1% 0.2% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 3.3% 1.6% 3.1% 3.1%

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Standard Middle School18%0.9Oildale, CA
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Beardsley Elementary10%1.7Oildale, CA
Beardsley Junior High33%1.7Oildale, CA
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Stella I. Hills Elementary11%2.4Bakersfield, CA
Valley Oaks Charter28%2.7Bakersfield, CA
Longfellow Elementary10%3.1Bakersfield, CA
Myra A. Noble Elementary17%3.2Bakersfield, CA

Oildale demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)5,24723291
Median age33.436.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)44%52%55%
Speak English90%56%79%
Speak Spanish8%29%13%

Education level achieved in Oildale

Completed 8th grade77.9%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school75.9%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college46.7%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree16.5%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors9.2%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters2.4%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.2%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.4%1.6%1.3%
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