Mcfarland High School

259 West Sherwood Ave

Mcfarland, CA 93250-1519

Tel: (661)792-3126
Grades: 9-12

791 students

Mcfarland High School serves 791 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is lower than the CA average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 74%.
Mcfarland High School operates within the Mcfarland Unified School District.

Overview

The student population of 791 students has declined by 7% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 791 students
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 37 teachers
Students by Grade Mcfarland High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has decreased from : over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.06 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 21:1 22:1
Mcfarland High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Hispanic
97%
52%
White
1%
26%
All Ethnic Groups Mcfarland High School Sch Ethnicity Mcfarland 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.
0.06 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.
96%
10%
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
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Mcfarland High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2008)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 3,302 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Mcfarland Unified School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
4
Number of Students Managed 3,302 1,671
Graduation Rate n/a n/a
Mcfarland Unified School District Graduation Rate (2003-2008)
District Total Revenue $39 MM $19 MM
Mcfarland Unified School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $36 MM $18 MM
Mcfarland Unified School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $11,909 $11,099
Mcfarland Unified School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,063 $10,975
Mcfarland Unified School 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 Mcfarland Independent High School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Mcfarland Middle School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Kern Avenue Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • McfarlandKern Avenue Elementary School
    356 West Kern Ave
    McfarlandCA 93250
    (661)792-3033
    0.3 mi | 1109 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • McfarlandBrowning Road Elementary School
    410 East Perkins
    McfarlandCA 93250
    (661)792-2113
    0.5 mi | 635 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • McfarlandMcfarland Middle School
    405 Mast Ave
    McfarlandCA 93250
    (661)792-3340
    0.6 mi | 677 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • McfarlandSan Joaquin High (Continuation School)
    Alternative School
    599 Fifth St
    McfarlandCA 93250
    (661)792-6312
    Alternative School

    0.7 mi | 62 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • McfarlandMcfarland Independent High School
    Alternative School
    599 Fifth St
    McfarlandCA 93250
    (661)792-6312
    Alternative School

    0.7 mi | 28 students | Gr. 9-12                      

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Kern County, 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 0.38, which is lower than the California average of 0.42. The most diverse school district in Kern County is Guam District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in California or national school diversity statistics.