Wasco High School

Wasco High School serves 1,601 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is lower than the CA average of 25:1.
Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 75%.
Wasco High School operates within the Wasco Union High School District.

School Overview

The student population of 1601 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 69 teachers has declined by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,601 students
Wasco High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Wasco High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 69 teachers
Wasco High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Wasco High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.15 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 23:1 25:1
Wasco High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Hispanic
92%
53%
Wasco High School Black Students (1988-2014)
Black
2%
6%
Wasco High School Black Students (1988-2014)
White
6%
25%
Wasco High School White Students (1988-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Wasco 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.
0.15 0.42
Wasco High School Diversity Score (1988-2014)
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.
68%
49%
Wasco High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2014)
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.
10%
9%
Wasco High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,730 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $10,967 is higher than the state average of $10,238. The district revenue/student has grown by 7% over four years.
The district spending/student of $12,845 is higher than the state average of $10,739. The district spending/student has grown by 32% over four years.
School District Name Wasco Union High School District
Number of Schools
Managed
2
4
Number of Students Managed 1,730 1,757
Wasco Union High School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate n/a 83%
Wasco Union High School District Graduation Rate (2003-2005)
District Total Revenue $20 MM $17 MM
Wasco Union High School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $23 MM $18 MM
Wasco Union High School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $10,967 $10,238
Wasco Union High School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $12,845 $10,739
Wasco Union High School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is North Kern Vocational Training Center (0.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Thomas Jefferson Middle School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Palm Avenue Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • WascoNorth Kern Vocational Training Center
    Alternative School
    0.2 miles | Grades: 9-122150 Seventh St
    WascoCA 93280
    (661)758-3045
    0.29-12n/a
  • WascoPalm Avenue Elementary School
    0.3 miles | Grades: KG-6 | 619 students1017 Palm Ave
    WascoCA 93280
    (661)758-7130
    0.3KG-6619
  • WascoKarl F. Clemens Elementary School
    0.5 miles | Grades: KG-6 | 578 students523 Brd.way Ave
    WascoCA 93280
    (661)758-7120
    0.5KG-6578
  • WascoThomas Jefferson Middle School
    0.5 miles | Grades: 7-8 | 761 students305 Griffith Ave
    WascoCA 93280
    (661)758-7140
    0.57-8761
  • WascoWasco Independence High School
    Alternative School
    0.6 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 129 students1445 Poso Dr
    WascoCA 93280
    (661)758-7450
    0.69-12129

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