357 State Hwy O
Bakersfield, MO 65609
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Bakersfield High School serves 192 students in grades 6-12.
Bakersfield High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Missouri for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-34% (which is lower than the Missouri state average of 42%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-44% (which is lower than the Missouri state average of 49%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Missouri state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 2% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Missouri state average of 29% (majority Black).

School Overview

Bakersfield High School's student population of 192 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 17 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-12
Total Students
192 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
17 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Bakersfield High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,091 schools in Missouri (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Bakersfield High School is 0.04, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.47. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MO)
Overall Testing Rank
#1431 out of 2091 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
42%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Bakersfield High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Missouri by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
13:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Bakersfield High School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Missouri by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
n/a
7%
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Black
1%
16%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Bakersfield High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Missouri by year, with the latest 2007-08 school year data.
White
98%
71%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Bakersfield High School and the percentage of White public school students in Missouri by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.04
This chart display the diversity score of Bakersfield High School and the public school average diversity score of Missouri by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Graduation Rate
≥80%
90%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
56%
45%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Bakersfield High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Missouri by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
14%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Bakersfield High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Missouri by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MO Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 6-12
  • Students: 192 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 2%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥80% (Btm 50% in MO)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.04 (Btm 50%)

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