Bakersfield City School District

1300 Baker St.
Bakersfield, CA 93305-4326
(District boundaries shown in map)

Top Rankings

Bakersfield City School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in California for:

Category
Attribute
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 45 public schools serving 29,256 students in Bakersfield City School District.
Public Schools in Bakersfield City School District have a diversity score of 0.34, which is less than the California public school average of 0.63.
Minority enrollment is 92% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the California public school average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
This State (CA)
# Schools
45 Schools
10,375 Schools
# Students
29,256 Students
5,876,295 Students
# Teachers
1,395 Teachers
267,757 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
21:1
21:1

District Rank

Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (CA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
22%
40%
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 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
36%
51%
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 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.34
0.63
# American Indian Students
140 Students
27,207 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
1%
# Asian Students
327 Students
696,628 Students
% Asian Students
1%
12%
# Hispanic Students
23,576 Students
3,281,568 Students
% Hispanic Students
81%
56%
# Black Students
2,306 Students
296,694 Students
% Black Students
8%
5%
# White Students
2,463 Students
1,235,074 Students
% White Students
8%
21%
# Hawaiian Students
28 Students
24,653 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
414 Students
309,952 Students
% of Two or more races Students
1%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
-
# Students in K Grade:
3,313
469,461
# Students in 1st Grade:
3,036
408,174
# Students in 2nd Grade:
3,214
421,021
# Students in 3rd Grade:
3,353
426,338
# Students in 4th Grade:
3,262
432,663
# Students in 5th Grade:
3,303
440,560
# Students in 6th Grade:
3,310
440,507
# Students in 7th Grade:
3,138
434,863
# Students in 8th Grade:
3,327
455,685
# Students in 9th Grade:
-
484,040
# Students in 10th Grade:
-
494,745
# Students in 11th Grade:
-
478,449
# Students in 12th Grade:
-
489,789
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $18,221 in this school district is less than the state median of $19,806. The school district revenue/student has grown by 20% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $16,103 is less than the state median of $18,241. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (CA)
Total Revenue
$533 MM
$116,387 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 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$471 MM
$107,188 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 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$18,221
$19,806
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 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$16,103
$18,241
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 2020-21 school year data.

Best Bakersfield City School District Public Schools (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: n/an/a
815 Eureka St.
Bakersfield, CA 93305
(661) 631-5950
Grades: 4-6
| 495 students
Rank: n/an/a
815 Potomac Ave.
Bakersfield, CA 93307
(661) 631-5420
Grades: K-3
| 636 students
Rank: n/an/a
4110 Garnsey Ln.
Bakersfield, CA 93309
(661) 631-5310
Grades: K-6
| 531 students
Rank: n/an/a
525 E. Casa Loma Dr.
Bakersfield, CA 93307
(661) 631-5200
Grades: K-6
| 550 students
Rank: n/an/a
4201 Mesa Marin Dr.
Bakersfield, CA 93306
(661) 631-5870
Grades: K-6
| 508 students
Rank: n/an/a
2905 Eissler St.
Bakersfield, CA 93306
(661) 631-5210
Grades: 7-8
| 946 students
Rank: n/an/a
2551 Sunny Ln.
Bakersfield, CA 93305
(661) 631-5220
Grades: K-6
| 858 students
3401 Renegade Ave.
Bakersfield, CA 93306
(661) 631-5400
Grades: K-6
| 854 students
Rank: n/an/a
3211 Pico Ave.
Bakersfield, CA 93306
(661) 631-5230
Grades: 7-8
| 700 students
Rank: n/an/a
Curran Middle School
1116 Lymric Way
Bakersfield, CA 93309
(661) 631-5240
Grades: 6-8
| 968 students
Rank: n/an/a
2021 M St.
Bakersfield, CA 93301
(661) 631-5920
Grades: K-8
| 289 students
9801 Highland Knolls Dr.
Bakersfield, CA 93306
(661) 631-5960
Grades: K-5
| 678 students
Rank: n/an/a
5501 Thorner St.
Bakersfield, CA 93306
(661) 631-5490
Grades: K-6
| 811 students
1100 Citadel St.
Bakersfield, CA 93307
(661) 631-5229
Grades: K-6
| 696 students
Rank: n/an/a
Emerson Middle School
801 Fourth St.
Bakersfield, CA 93304
(661) 631-5260
Grades: 6-8
| 803 students
Rank: n/an/a
2600 Rose Marie Dr.
Bakersfield, CA 93304
(661) 631-5930
Grades: K-5
| 688 students
Rank: n/an/a
2400 Benton St.
Bakersfield, CA 93304
(661) 631-5830
Grades: K-5
| 694 students
Rank: n/an/a
2400 Truxtun Ave.
Bakersfield, CA 93301
(661) 631-5270
Grades: K-6
| 490 students
Rank: n/an/a
607 Texas St.
Bakersfield, CA 93307
(661) 631-5280
Grades: K-6
| 791 students
Rank: n/an/a
3201 Pico Ave.
Bakersfield, CA 93306
(661) 631-5300
Grades: K-6
| 513 students
Rank: n/an/a
2901 Eissler St.
Bakersfield, CA 93306
(661) 631-5250
Grades: K-6
| 543 students
Rank: n/an/a
2710 Niles St.
Bakersfield, CA 93306
(661) 631-5360
Grades: K-6
| 914 students
Rank: n/an/a
2301 Park Dr.
Bakersfield, CA 93306
(661) 631-5330
Grades: K-5
| 573 students
Rank: n/an/a
816 Lincoln St.
Bakersfield, CA 93305
(661) 631-5340
Grades: K-6
| 473 students
Rank: n/an/a
313 Planz Rd.
Bakersfield, CA 93304
(661) 631-5430
Grades: K-6
| 699 students
Rank: n/an/a
1900 Stockton St.
Bakersfield, CA 93305
(661) 631-5350
Grades: K-6
| 791 students
Rank: n/an/a
601 Fourth St.
Bakersfield, CA 93304
(661) 631-5370
Grades: K-6
| 757 students
Rank: n/an/a
2161 Potomac Ave.
Bakersfield, CA 93307
(661) 631-5380
Grades: K-6
| 612 students
Rank: n/an/a
3801 Brave Ave.
Bakersfield, CA 93309
(661) 631-5390
Grades: K-6
| 613 students
Rank: n/an/a
1015 Noble Ave.
Bakersfield, CA 93305
(661) 631-5410
Grades: K-5
| 863 students
Rank: n/an/a
4115 Vineland Rd.
Bakersfield, CA 93306
(661) 631-5245
Grades: 6-8
| 906 students
Rank: n/an/a
4404 Pioneer Dr.
Bakersfield, CA 93306
(661) 631-5450
Grades: K-6
| 626 students
Rank: n/an/a
Rafer Johnson
Alternative School
1001 Tenth St.
Bakersfield, CA 93304
(661) 631-5445
Grades: K-8
| 19 students
Rank: n/an/a
1100 Ninth St.
Bakersfield, CA 93304
(661) 631-5850
Grades: n/a
| 0 students
Rank: n/an/a
2901 Center St.
Bakersfield, CA 93306
(661) 631-5290
Grades: K-5
| 780 students
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Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Bakersfield City School District?
Bakersfield City School District manages 45 public schools serving 29,256 students.
What is the racial composition of students in Bakersfield City School District?
81% of Bakersfield City School District students are Hispanic, 8% of students are Black, 8% of students are White, 1% of students are American Indian, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Bakersfield City School District?
Bakersfield City School District has a student/teacher ratio of 21:1, which is lower than the California state average of 22:1.
What is Bakersfield City School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $16,103 is less than the state median of $18,241. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 45 schools
  • Grades: KG-08
  • Enrollment: 29,256 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 92%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 22%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 36%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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