South High School

South High School serves 1,964 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is higher than the CA average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 74%.
South High School operates within the Kern Union High School District.

Overview

The student population of 1964 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,964 students
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 78 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The school's diversity score of 0.41 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 25:1 22:1
American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
3%
11%
Hispanic
76%
52%
Black
12%
7%
White
7%
26%
Two or more races
1%
3%
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.
0.41 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.
69%
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.
7%
8%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 37,099 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 37,099 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 Tierra Del Sol Continuation High School (2.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Greenfield Middle School (1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Plantation Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • BakersfieldPlantation Elementary School
    901 Plantation Ave
    BakersfieldCA 93304
    (661)837-6070
    0.4 mi | 676 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • BakersfieldLeo G. Pauly Elementary School
    313 Planz Rd
    BakersfieldCA 93304
    (661)631-5430
    0.5 mi | 743 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • BakersfieldPlanz Elementary School
    2400 Planz Rd
    BakersfieldCA 93304
    (661)837-6080
    0.8 mi | 759 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • BakersfieldFrank West Elementary School
    2400 Benton St
    BakersfieldCA 93304
    (661)631-5830
    1 mi | 673 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • BakersfieldGreenfield Middle School
    1109 Pacheco Rd
    BakersfieldCA 93307
    (661)837-6110
    1 mi | 896 students | Gr. 6-8                      

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