Golden Valley High School

Golden Valley High School serves 2,439 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 28:1 is higher than the CA average of 25:1.
Minority enrollment is 92% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 75%.
Golden Valley High School operates within the Kern Union High School District.

School Overview

The student population of 2439 students has declined by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 86 teachers has declined by 36% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,439 students
Golden Valley High School Total Students (2004-2014)
Gender % Golden Valley High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 86 teachers
Golden Valley High School Total Teachers (2004-2014)
Students by Grade Golden Valley High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 28:1 has increased from 24:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.32 is less than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 28:1 25:1
Golden Valley High School Student Teacher Ratio (2004-2014)
Asian
3%
11%
Golden Valley High School Asian Students (2004-2013)
Hispanic
82%
53%
Golden Valley High School Black Students (2004-2013)
Black
7%
6%
Golden Valley High School Black Students (2004-2013)
White
8%
25%
Golden Valley High School White Students (2004-2013)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.32 0.42
Golden Valley High School Diversity Score (2004-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
64%
49%
Golden Valley High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2004-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
11%
9%
Golden Valley High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2004-2014)

District Comparison

Kern Union High School District's student population of 37,100 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $10,751 is higher than the state average of $10,238. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $10,440 is less than the state average of $10,739. The district spending/student has declined by 7% over four years.
School District Name Kern Union High School District
Number of Schools
Managed
25
4
Number of Students Managed 37,100 1,757
Kern Union High School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate n/a 83%
Kern Union High School District Graduation Rate (2003-2005)
District Total Revenue $408 MM $17 MM
Kern Union High School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $396 MM $18 MM
Kern Union High School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $10,751 $10,238
Kern Union High School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $10,440 $10,739
Kern Union High School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Ridgeview High School (2.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Leon H. Ollivier Middle School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Horizon Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
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  • BakersfieldHorizon Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 783 students
    0.2 miles
    7901 Monitor St
    BakersfieldCA 93307
    (661)837-3730
    0.2KG-5783
  • BakersfieldLeon H. Ollivier Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 986 students
    0.5 miles
    7310 Monitor St
    BakersfieldCA 93307
    (661)837-6120
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  • BakersfieldValle Verde Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 926 students
    0.5 miles
    400 Berkshire Rd
    BakersfieldCA 93307
    (661)837-6150
    0.5KG-5926
  • BakersfieldGreenfield Community Elementary SchoolAlternative School
    Grades: KG-8 | 19 students
    0.6 miles
    205 Mckee Rd
    BakersfieldCA 93307
    (661)837-3717
    0.6KG-819
  • BakersfieldMckee Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 924 students
    0.6 miles
    205 Mckee Rd
    BakersfieldCA 93307
    (661)837-6060
    0.66-8924

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