Bakersfield High School

1241 G St.
Bakersfield, CA 93301
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 50%
Serving 3,018 students in grades 9-12, Bakersfield High School ranks in the top 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 15-19% (which is lower than the California state average of 34%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≥80% (which is higher than the California state average of 49%).
The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is higher than the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 87% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 3,018 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 25:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 87%
  • : 85% (Btm 50% in CA)
  • : Top 50%
  • : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • : ≥80% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Bakersfield High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

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School Overview

Bakersfield High School's student population of 3,018 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 123 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
3,018 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
123 teachers
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School Rankings

Bakersfield High School ranks within the top 50% of all 3,649 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Bakersfield High School is 0.46, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CA)
#1655 out of 3649 schools
(Top 50%)
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15-19%
34%
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≥80%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
25:1
21:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
1%
12%
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Hispanic
72%
56%
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Black
11%
5%
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White
13%
21%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.46
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85%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
75%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
7%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Bakersfield High School's ranking?
Bakersfield High School is ranked #1655 out of 3,649 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in California.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
15-19% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 34% CA state average), while ≥80% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% CA state average).
What is the graduation rate of Bakersfield High School?
The graduation rate of Bakersfield High School is 85%, which is higher than the California state average of 84%.
How many students attend Bakersfield High School?
3,018 students attend Bakersfield High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
72% of Bakersfield High School students are Hispanic, 13% of students are White, 11% of students are Black, 2% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Bakersfield High School?
Bakersfield High School has a student ration of 25:1, which is higher than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Bakersfield High School offer ?
Bakersfield High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Bakersfield High School part of?
Bakersfield High School is part of Kern High School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 3,018 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 25:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 87%
  • : 85% (Btm 50%)
  • : Top 50%
  • : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • : ≥80% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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