Bakersfield City School District

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For the 2021 school year, there are 44 public schools serving 30,699 students in Bakersfield City School District. Bakersfield City School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in California.
The top ranked public schools in Bakersfield City School District are Downtown Elementary School, Cesar E. Chavez Elementary School and Franklin Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Public schools in Bakersfield City School District have an average math proficiency score of 22% (versus the California public school average of 38%), and reading proficiency score of 35% (versus the 50% statewide average). This district's average testing ranking is 2/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in California.
Minority enrollment is 91% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the California public school average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

School District NameBakersfield City School District
School District Websitehttp://www.bcsd.com
School District Phone Number(661) 631-4610
School District Grades OfferedKG - 08
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (CA)
# of Schools44 Schools10,341 Schools
# of Students30,699 Students6,196,836 Students
# of Teachers1,386 Teachers264,734 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio22:123:1

District Comparison

Bakersfield City School District, which is ranked #829 of all 1,013 school districts in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-2018 school year.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#771 out of 989 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Bakersfield City  School District, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
22%
39%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Bakersfield City  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of CA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
22%
50%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Bakersfield City  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of CA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.370.64
# of American Indian Students152 Students32,927 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
1%
# of Asian Students375 Students719,406 Students
% Asian Students
1%
12%
# of Hispanic Students24,149 Students3,365,407 Students
% Hispanic Students
79%
54%
# of Black Students2,540 Students337,539 Students
% Black Students
8%
5%
# of White Students2,899 Students1,437,185 Students
% White Students
9%
23%
# of Hawaiian Students29 Students28,774 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/a
1%
# of Two or more races Students555 Students272,926 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
4%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten: - 18
# of Students in Kindergarten:4,039530,203
# of Students in 1st Grade:3,372456,747
# of Students in 2nd Grade:3,400454,171
# of Students in 3rd Grade:3,339445,898
# of Students in 4th Grade:3,485465,107
# of Students in 5th Grade:3,221470,483
# of Students in 6th Grade:3,519484,473
# of Students in 7th Grade:3,203474,257
# of Students in 8th Grade:3,121471,784
# of Students in 9th Grade: - 493,512
# of Students in 10th Grade: - 481,816
# of Students in 11th Grade: - 473,668
# of Students in 12th Grade: - 486,544
# of Ungraded Students: - 8,155

Fiscal Data Comparison

The revenue/student of $13,159 in this school district is less than the state median of $15,053. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $13,737 is less than the state median of $14,597. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017This School DistrictThis State (CA)
Total Revenue$404 MM$28 MM
This chart display total revenue of Bakersfield City  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending$422 MM$27 MM
This chart display total spending of Bakersfield City  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$13,159$15,053
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Bakersfield City  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$13,737$14,597
This chart display average spending per public school student in Bakersfield City  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Bakersfield City School District Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Downtown Elementary School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    2021 M St.
    Bakersfield, CA 93301
    (661) 631-5920

    Grades: K-8 | 307 students
  • Rank: #22.
    Cesar E. Chavez Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 58% | Reading: 69%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    4201 Mesa Marin Dr.
    Bakersfield, CA 93306
    (661) 631-5870

    Grades: K-6 | 619 students
  • Rank: #33.
    Franklin Elementary School Math: 53% | Reading: 68%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    2400 Truxtun Ave.
    Bakersfield, CA 93301
    (661) 631-5270

    Grades: K-6 | 526 students
  • Rank: #44.
    Dr. Douglas K. Fletcher Elementary School Math: 50% | Reading: 55%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    9801 Highland Knolls Dr.
    Bakersfield, CA 93306
    (661) 631-5960

    Grades: K-5 | 647 students
  • Rank: #55.
    Harding Elementary School Math: 41% | Reading: 52%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    3201 Pico Ave.
    Bakersfield, CA 93306
    (661) 631-5300

    Grades: K-6 | 581 students
  • Rank: #66.
    Henry Eissler Elementary School Math: 37% | Reading: 51%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    2901 Eissler St.
    Bakersfield, CA 93306
    (661) 631-5250

    Grades: K-6 | 575 students
  • Rank: #77.
    Dr. Juliet Thorner Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 38% | Reading: 48%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    5501 Thorner St.
    Bakersfield, CA 93306
    (661) 631-5490

    Grades: K-6 | 877 students
  • Rank: #88.
    Bessie E. Owens Primary Magnet School
    Math: 35-39% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    815 Potomac Ave.
    Bakersfield, CA 93307
    (661) 631-5420

    Grades: K-3 | 696 students
  • Rank: #99.
    Frank West Elementary School Math: 31% | Reading: 48%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2400 Benton St.
    Bakersfield, CA 93304
    (661) 631-5830

    Grades: K-5 | 720 students
  • Rank: #1010.
    Paul L. Cato Middle School Math: 30% | Reading: 49%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    4115 Vineland Rd.
    Bakersfield, CA 93306
    (661) 631-5245

    Grades: 6-8 | 949 students
  • Rank: #1111.
    Colonel Howard Nichols Elementary School Math: 30% | Reading: 46%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    3401 Renegade Ave.
    Bakersfield, CA 93306
    (661) 631-5400

    Grades: K-6 | 851 students
  • Rank: #1212.
    Bessie E. Owens Intermediate Magnet School
    Math: 29% | Reading: 43%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    815 Eureka St.
    Bakersfield, CA 93305
    (661) 631-5950

    Grades: 4-6 | 634 students
  • Rank: #1313.
    William Penn Elementary School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2201 San Emidio St.
    Bakersfield, CA 93304
    (661) 631-5440

    Grades: K-5 | 294 students
  • Rank: #1414.
    Chipman Junior High School Math: 24% | Reading: 39%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2905 Eissler St.
    Bakersfield, CA 93306
    (661) 631-5210

    Grades: 7-8 | 892 students
  • Rank: #1515.
    Roosevelt Elementary School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2324 Verde St.
    Bakersfield, CA 93304
    (661) 631-5460

    Grades: K-5 | 428 students
  • Rank: #1616.
    Munsey Elementary School Math: 21% | Reading: 38%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    3801 Brave Ave.
    Bakersfield, CA 93309
    (661) 631-5390

    Grades: K-5 | 650 students
  • Rank: #1717.
    Horace Mann Elementary School Math: 25% | Reading: 33%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2710 Niles St.
    Bakersfield, CA 93306
    (661) 631-5360

    Grades: K-5 | 851 students
  • Rank: #1818.
    Voorhies Elementary School Math: 23% | Reading: 35%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    6001 Pioneer Dr.
    Bakersfield, CA 93306
    (661) 631-5800

    Grades: K-6 | 953 students
  • Rank: #1919.
    Caroline Harris Elementary School Math: 19% | Reading: 40%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    4110 Garnsey Ln.
    Bakersfield, CA 93309
    (661) 631-5310

    Grades: K-6 | 532 students
  • Rank: #2020.
    Williams Elementary School Math: 25% | Reading: 31%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1201 Williams St.
    Bakersfield, CA 93305
    (661) 631-5840

    Grades: K-5 | 452 students
  • Rank: #2121.
    Pioneer Drive Elementary School Math: 24% | Reading: 31%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    4404 Pioneer Dr.
    Bakersfield, CA 93306
    (661) 631-5450

    Grades: K-6 | 722 students
  • Rank: #2222.
    Jefferson Elementary School Math: 22% | Reading: 30%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    816 Lincoln St.
    Bakersfield, CA 93305
    (661) 631-5340

    Grades: K-5 | 538 students
  • Rank: #2323.
    Curran Middle School Math: 19% | Reading: 33%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1116 Lymric Way
    Bakersfield, CA 93309
    (661) 631-5240

    Grades: 6-8 | 893 students
  • Rank: #2424.
    Walter Stiern Middle School Math: 18% | Reading: 33%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2551 Morning Dr.
    Bakersfield, CA 93306
    (661) 631-5480

    Grades: 6-8 | 1,084 student
  • Rank: #25-2625.- 26.
    Evergreen Elementary School Math: 20% | Reading: 30%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2600 Rose Marie Dr.
    Bakersfield, CA 93304
    (661) 631-5930

    Grades: K-5 | 664 students
  • Rank: #25-2625.- 26.
    Wayside Elementary School Math: 20% | Reading: 30%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1000 Ming Ave.
    Bakersfield, CA 93307
    (661) 631-5820

    Grades: K-5 | 762 students
  • Rank: #2727.
    Washington Middle School Math: 18% | Reading: 32%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1101 Noble Ave.
    Bakersfield, CA 93305
    (661) 631-5810

    Grades: 6-8 | 702 students
  • Rank: #2828.
    Sequoia Middle School Math: 19% | Reading: 29%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    900 Belle Terr.
    Bakersfield, CA 93304
    (661) 631-5940

    Grades: 6-8 | 1,110 student
  • Rank: #2929.
    Myra A. Noble Elementary School Math: 16% | Reading: 30%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1015 Noble Ave.
    Bakersfield, CA 93305
    (661) 631-5410

    Grades: K-5 | 872 students
  • Rank: #3030.
    Mt. Vernon Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 17% | Reading: 28%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2161 Potomac Ave.
    Bakersfield, CA 93307
    (661) 631-5380

    Grades: K-6 | 802 students
  • Rank: #3131.
    Hort Elementary School Math: 16% | Reading: 29%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2301 Park Dr.
    Bakersfield, CA 93306
    (661) 631-5330

    Grades: K-5 | 642 students
  • Rank: #3232.
    Leo G. Pauly Elementary School Math: 13% | Reading: 30%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    313 Planz Rd.
    Bakersfield, CA 93304
    (661) 631-5430

    Grades: K-5 | 700 students
  • Rank: #3333.
    Rafer Johnson Special Education School
    Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1001 10th St.
    Bakersfield, CA 93306
    (661) 631-5863

    Grades: K-8 | 38 students
  • Rank: #3434.
    Mckinley Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 18% | Reading: 23%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    601 Fourth St.
    Bakersfield, CA 93304
    (661) 631-5370

    Grades: K-6 | 792 students
  • Rank: #3535.
    Compton Junior High School Math: 14% | Reading: 27%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    3211 Pico Ave.
    Bakersfield, CA 93306
    (661) 631-5230

    Grades: 7-8 | 673 students
  • Show 9 more public schools in Bakersfield City School District (out of 44 total schools)
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