Top 10 Best Bakersfield Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 147 public schools serving 122,107 students in Bakersfield, CA. Bakersfield has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in California.
The top ranked public schools in Bakersfield, CA are Downtown Elementary School, Ronald Reagan Elementary School and American Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Bakersfield, CA public schools have an average math proficiency score of 31% (versus the California public school average of 40%), and reading proficiency score of 45% (versus the 51% statewide average). Schools in Bakersfield have an average ranking of 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of California public schools.
Minority enrollment is 80% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the California public school average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

Best Bakersfield, CA Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Downtown Elementary School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
2021 M St.
Bakersfield, CA 93301
(661) 631-5920
Grades: K-8
| 311 students
Rank: #22.
Ronald Reagan Elementary School
Math: 68% | Reading: 76%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
10800 Rosslyn Ln.
Bakersfield, CA 93311
(661) 665-8099
Grades: K-6
| 951 students
Rank: #33.
American Elementary School
Math: 66% | Reading: 71%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
800 Verdugo
Bakersfield, CA 93312
(661) 587-2277
Grades: K-6
| 696 students
Rank: #4 - 54. - 5.
Cesar E. Chavez Elementary School
Math: 64% | Reading: 70%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
4201 Mesa Marin Dr.
Bakersfield, CA 93306
(661) 631-5870
Grades: K-6
| 562 students
Rank: #4 - 54. - 5.
W. A. Kendrick Elementary School
Math: 64% | Reading: 70%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2200 Faith Ave.
Bakersfield, CA 93304
(661) 837-6190
Grades: K-5
| 718 students
Rank: #66.
Stockdale Elementary School
Math: 62% | Reading: 71%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
7801 Kroll Way
Bakersfield, CA 93309
(661) 831-7835
Grades: K-6
| 602 students
Rank: #77.
Veterans Elementary School
Math: 66% | Reading: 66%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
6301 Old Farm Rd.
Bakersfield, CA 93312
(661) 387-7050
Grades: K-6
| 820 students
Rank: #88.
Centennial Elementary School
Math: 65% | Reading: 64%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
15200 W.dale Dr.
Bakersfield, CA 93314
(661) 588-6020
Grades: K-6
| 512 students
Rank: #9 - 109. - 10.
Almondale Elementary School
Math: 59% | Reading: 65%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
10510 Chippewa St.
Bakersfield, CA 93312
(661) 588-6060
Grades: K-6
| 595 students
Rank: #9 - 109. - 10.
Endeavour Elementary School
Math: 59% | Reading: 65%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
9300 Meacham Rd.
Bakersfield, CA 93312
(661) 588-3550
Grades: K-6
| 709 students
Rank: #1111.
Rosedale Middle School
Math: 57% | Reading: 66%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
12463 Rosedale Hwy.
Bakersfield, CA 93312
(661) 588-6030
Grades: 7-8
| 730 students
Rank: #1212.
Freedom Middle School
Math: 52% | Reading: 66%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
11445 Noriega Rd.
Bakersfield, CA 93312
(661) 588-6044
Grades: 7-8
| 662 students
Rank: #1313.
Fruitvale Junior High School
Math: 59% | Reading: 59%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2114 Calloway Dr.
Bakersfield, CA 93312
(661) 589-3933
Grades: 7-8
| 714 students
Rank: #1414.
Patriot Elementary School
Math: 52% | Reading: 62%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
4410 Old Farm Rd.
Bakersfield, CA 93312
(661) 588-6065
Grades: K-6
| 868 students
Rank: #1515.
Discovery Elementary School
Math: 54% | Reading: 60%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
7500 Vaquero Ave.
Bakersfield, CA 93308
(661) 589-7336
Grades: K-6
| 705 students
Rank: #1616.
Independence Elementary School
Math: 55% | Reading: 59%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2345 Old Farm Rd.
Bakersfield, CA 93312
(661) 588-6011
Grades: K-6
| 700 students
Rank: #1717.
Franklin Elementary School
Math: 50% | Reading: 62%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2400 Truxtun Ave.
Bakersfield, CA 93301
(661) 631-5270
Grades: K-6
| 494 students
Rank: #1818.
Rosedale-north Elementary School
Math: 54% | Reading: 59%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
11500 Meacham Ave.
Bakersfield, CA 93312
(661) 588-6040
Grades: K-6
| 490 students
Rank: #1919.
Liberty High School
Math: 43% | Reading: 71%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
925 Jewetta Ave.
Bakersfield, CA 93312
(661) 587-0925
Grades: 9-12
| 2,258 students
Rank: #2020.
Stockdale High School
Math: 41% | Reading: 74%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
(2)
2800 Buena Vista Rd.
Bakersfield, CA 93311
(661) 665-2800
Grades: 9-12
| 2,321 students
Rank: #2121.
General Shafter Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1825 Shafter Rd.
Bakersfield, CA 93313
(661) 837-1931
Grades: K-8
| 178 students
Rank: #2222.
Centennial High School
Math: 39% | Reading: 73%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
8601 Hageman Rd.
Bakersfield, CA 93312
(661) 588-8601
Grades: 9-12
| 2,205 students
Rank: #2323.
William B. Bimat Elementary School
Math: 51% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
8600 N.shore Dr.
Bakersfield, CA 93312
(661) 387-7080
Grades: K-6
| 513 students
Rank: #2424.
Granite Pointe Elementary School
Math: 53% | Reading: 56%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2900 Berkshire Rd.
Bakersfield, CA 93313
(661) 837-6040
Grades: K-5
| 982 students
Rank: #2525.
Del Rio Elementary School
Math: 46% | Reading: 64%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
600 Hidalgo Dr.
Bakersfield, CA 93314
(661) 588-6050
Grades: K-6
| 509 students
Rank: #2626.
Olive Drive Elementary School
Math: 50% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
7800 Darrin Ave.
Bakersfield, CA 93308
(661) 387-7040
Grades: K-6
| 676 students
Rank: #2727.
Earl Warren Junior High School
Math: 42% | Reading: 63%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
4615 Mountain Vista Dr.
Bakersfield, CA 93311
(661) 665-9210
Grades: 7-8
| 906 students
Rank: #2828.
Old River Elementary School
Math: 48% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
9815 Campus Park Dr.
Bakersfield, CA 93311
(661) 664-7009
Grades: K-6
| 842 students
Rank: #2929.
Norris Elementary School
Math: 50% | Reading: 54%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
7110 Old Farm Rd.
Bakersfield, CA 93312
(661) 387-7020
Grades: K-6
| 904 students
Rank: #3030.
Buena Vista Elementary School
Math: 48% | Reading: 56%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
6547 Buena Vista Rd.
Bakersfield, CA 93311
(661) 831-0818
Grades: K-6
| 916 students
Rank: #3131.
Frontier High School
Math: 39% | Reading: 64%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
6401 Allen Rd.
Bakersfield, CA 93314
(661) 829-1107
Grades: 9-12
| 2,069 students
Rank: #3232.
Norris Middle School
Math: 45% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
6940 Calloway Dr.
Bakersfield, CA 93312
(661) 387-7060
Grades: 7-8
| 1,003 students
Rank: #3333.
Roy W. Loudon Elementary School
Math: 39% | Reading: 59%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
4000 Loudon St.
Bakersfield, CA 93313
(661) 398-3210
Grades: K-6
| 681 students
Rank: #3434.
Dr. Douglas K. Fletcher Elementary School
Math: 42% | Reading: 56%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
9801 Highland Knolls Dr.
Bakersfield, CA 93306
(661) 631-5960
Grades: K-5
| 660 students
Rank: #3535.
Bill L. Williams Elementary School
Math: 46% | Reading: 53%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
5601 Harris Rd.
Bakersfield, CA 93313
(661) 837-8070
Grades: K-6
| 992 students
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Bakersfield, California Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
Able Center (High) (Closed 2008)
Special Education School
5801 Sundale Ave.
Bakersfield, CA 93309
(661) 396-4420
Grades: 12
| n/a students
1300 17th St. City Centre
Bakersfield, CA 93301
(661) 636-4714
Grades: 2-12
| 1,284 students
201 Mckee Rd.
Bakersfield, CA 93307
(661) 837-6040
Grades: K-5
| 454 students
Rafer Johnson (Closed 2021)
Special Education School
1001 10th St.
Bakersfield, CA 93306
(661) 631-5863
Grades: K-8
| 38 students
815 Eureka St.
Bakersfield, CA 93307
(661) 323-8021
Grades: 9-12
| 29 students
1000 Potomac Ave.
Bakersfield, CA 93307
(661) 631-3147
Grades: 6-8
| 27 students

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