Golden Valley High School

Golden Valley High School serves 2,525 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 27:1 is higher than the CA average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 92% 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 2525 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,525 students
Golden Valley High School Total Students (2004-2012)
Gender % 47% Male / 53%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 93 teachers
Golden Valley High School Total Classroom Teachers (2004-2012)
Students by Grade Golden Valley High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 27:1 has decreased from : over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.35 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 27:1 22:1
Golden Valley High School Student : Teacher Ratio (2004-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
2%
11%
Golden Valley High School Asian (2004-2012)
Hispanic
80%
52%
Golden Valley High School Hispanic (2004-2012)
Black
7%
7%
Golden Valley High School Black (2004-2012)
White
8%
26%
Golden Valley High School White (2004-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Golden Valley High School Sch Ethnicity Golden Valley High School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.35 0.42
Golden Valley High School Diversity Score (2004-2012)
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.
n/a
10%
Golden Valley High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2004-2011)
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.
n/a
n/a
Golden Valley High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2004-2011)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 37,534 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Kern Union High School District
Number of Schools
Managed
25
4
Number of Students Managed 37,534 1,671
Kern Union High School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate n/a n/a
Kern Union High School District Graduation Rate (2003-2005)
District Total Revenue $442 MM $19 MM
Kern Union High School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $435 MM $18 MM
Kern Union High School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $11,691 $11,099
Kern Union High School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,500 $10,975
Kern Union High School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (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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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Bakersfield Horizon Elementary School
    7901 Monitor St
    Bakersfield , CA , 93307
    (661)837-3730
    0.2  mi  |  761  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Bakersfield Leon H. Ollivier Middle School
    7310 Monitor St
    Bakersfield , CA , 93307
    (661)837-6120
    0.5  mi  |  765  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Bakersfield Valle Verde Elementary School
    400 Berkshire Rd
    Bakersfield , CA , 93307
    (661)837-6150
    0.5  mi  |  773  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Bakersfield Mckee Middle School
    205 Mckee Rd
    Bakersfield , CA , 93307
    (661)837-6060
    0.6  mi  |  873  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Bakersfield Greenfield Community Elementary School
    Alternative School
    205 Mckee Rd
    Bakersfield , CA , 93307
    (661)837-3717
    Alternative School
    0.6  mi  |  47  students  |  Gr.  KG-8

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Bakersfield, CA public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.44, which is lower than the California average of 0.45. The most diverse school in Bakersfield is Earl Warren Junior High School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in California or national school diversity statistics.