Barstow High School

Barstow High School serves 1,386 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is equal to the CA average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 71% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 74%.
Barstow High School operates within the Barstow Unf School District.

Overview

The student population of 1386 students has declined by 27% over five years.
The teacher population of 62 teachers has declined by 24% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,386 students
Barstow High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 62 teachers
Barstow High School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Barstow High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has decreased from 26:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.65 is more 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 22:1 22:1
Barstow High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
American Indian
2%
1%
Barstow High School American Indian Students (1988-2013)
Asian
3%
11%
Barstow High School Asian Students (1988-2013)
Hispanic
50%
52%
Barstow High School Black Students (1988-2013)
Black
14%
7%
Barstow High School Black Students (1988-2013)
White
29%
26%
Barstow High School White Students (1988-2013)
Hawaiian
1%
1%
Barstow High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2013)
Two or more races
1%
3%
Barstow High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Barstow High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown CA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.65 0.42
Barstow High School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
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.
51%
48%
Barstow High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2013)
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.
7%
8%
Barstow High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 7,712 students has grown by 10% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $9,054 is less than the state average of $11,099. The district revenue/student has grown by 22% over four years.
The district spending/student of $8,187 is less than the state average of $10,975. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Barstow Unf School District
Number of Schools
Managed
13
4
Number of Students Managed 7,712 1,667
Barstow Unf School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate n/a% n/a
Barstow Unf School District Graduation Rate (2003-2008)
District Total Revenue $61 MM $19 MM
Barstow Unf School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $56 MM $18 MM
Barstow Unf School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,054 $11,099
Barstow Unf School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $8,187 $10,975
Barstow Unf School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
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 Central High (Continuation School) (0.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Barstow Junior High School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Thomson Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
 All Schools  | High Schools High Schools  | Middle Schools Middle Schools  | Elementary Schools Elementary Schools  | Preschools Preschools  | Private Schools Private Schools 
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • BarstowThomson Elementary School
    Magnet School
    310 Mount View
    BarstowCA 92311
    (760)255-6150
    Magnet School

    0.2 mi | Gr. KG-6 | 356 students                      
  • BarstowCentral High (Continuation School)
    Alternative School
    405 North Second Ave
    BarstowCA 92311
    (760)255-6063
    Alternative School

    0.5 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 324 students                      
  • BarstowBusd School Of Opportunity
    Alternative School
    405 North Second Ave
    BarstowCA 92311
    (760)255-6028
    Alternative School

    0.5 mi | Gr. 7-12 | 12 students                      
  • BarstowHenderson Elementary School
    400 South Ave East
    BarstowCA 92311
    (760)255-6250
    0.7 mi | Gr. KG-6 | 480 students                      
  • BarstowCameron Elementary School
    801 Muriel Dr
    BarstowCA 92311
    (760)255-6260
    0.9 mi | Gr. KG-6 | 507 students                      

School Reviews

Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Email: (we will not reveal your email)

Your review:

Would you recommend this school?        

Add School Reviews - Recommended Yes     Add School Reviews - Not Recommended No

Area Statistics

Rental Market Monitor
Recent Articles
Co-teaching Offers New Opportunities for Students with Special Needs.
Co-teaching Offers New Opportunities for Students with Special Needs.
Although there are some drawbacks, co-teaching is an effective way to help special education students succeed in mainstream classrooms.
Life Beyond High School: The Innovative Frontier
Exploring post graduation options for high school students.
5 Ways Parents Can Inspire Children to Love Reading
Children are reading less and less in this country, and the effects of that are showing in their performance in school. However, there are a variety of ways parents can encourage their children to read – and hopefully to love reading!
Related School Videos

View more school videos