Golden Valley High School

Golden Valley High School serves 2,448 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is higher than the CA average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 91% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 74%.
Golden Valley High School operates within the Kern Union High School District.

Overview

The student population of 2448 students has declined by 13% over five years.
The teacher population of 96 teachers has declined by 19% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,448 students
Gender % 47% Male / 53%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 96 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 has increased from 23:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.33 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 26:1 22:1
American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
2%
11%
Hispanic
81%
52%
Black
7%
7%
White
9%
26%
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.33 0.42
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.
63%
48%
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.
9%
8%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 37,099 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $11,691 is higher than the state average of $11,099. The district revenue/student has grown by 10% over four years.
The district spending/student of $11,500 is higher than the state average of $10,975. The district spending/student has declined by 5% over four years.
School District Name Kern Union High School District
Number of Schools
Managed
25
4
Number of Students Managed 37,099 1,667
Graduation Rate n/a% n/a
District Total Revenue $442 MM $19 MM
District Spending $435 MM $18 MM
District Revenue / Student $11,691 $11,099
District Spending / Student $11,500 $10,975
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby 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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    205 Mckee Rd
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    (661)837-6060
    0.6 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 881 students                      

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