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
Mcfarland High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 37 teachers
Mcfarland High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
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 1.15. 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 (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
11%
Mcfarland High School Asian (1990-2010)
Hispanic
97%
52%
Mcfarland High School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
n/a
7%
Mcfarland High School Black (1995-2012)
White
1%
26%
Mcfarland High School White (1988-2012)
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 1.15
Mcfarland High School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
96%
10%
Mcfarland High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2012)
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
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
Mcfarland Unified School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
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: 2012 (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
  • Mcfarland Kern Avenue Elementary School
    356 West Kern Ave
    Mcfarland , CA , 93250
    (661)792-3033
    0.3  mi  |  1109  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Mcfarland Browning Road Elementary School
    410 East Perkins
    Mcfarland , CA , 93250
    (661)792-2113
    0.5  mi  |  635  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Mcfarland Mcfarland Middle School
    405 Mast Ave
    Mcfarland , CA , 93250
    (661)792-3340
    0.6  mi  |  677  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Mcfarland San Joaquin High (Continuation School)
    Alternative School
    599 Fifth St
    Mcfarland , CA , 93250
    (661)792-6312
    Alternative School
    0.7  mi  |  62  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Mcfarland Mcfarland Independent High School
    Alternative School
    599 Fifth St
    Mcfarland , CA , 93250
    (661)792-6312
    Alternative School
    0.7  mi  |  28  students  |  Gr.  9-12

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