Top 10 Best Kern County Public Schools (2021)

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For the 2021 school year, there are 264 public schools serving 184,771 students in Kern County, CA. Kern County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in California.
The top ranked public schools in Kern County, CA are Downtown Elementary School, Ronald Reagan Elementary School and Mckittrick Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Kern County, CA public schools have an average math proficiency score of 28% (versus the California public school average of 38%), and reading proficiency score of 42% (versus the 50% statewide average). Schools in Kern County have an average ranking of 2/10, which is in the bottom 50% of California public schools.
Minority enrollment is 78% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the California public school average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Top Kern County 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.
    Ronald Reagan Elementary School Math: 65% | Reading: 74%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    10800 Rosslyn Ln.
    Bakersfield, CA 93311
    (661) 665-8099

    Grades: K-6 | 938 students
  • Rank: #33.
    Mckittrick Elementary School Math: 70-79% | Reading: 60-69%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    23250 Second St.
    Mc Kittrick, CA 93251
    (661) 762-7303

    Grades: K-8 | 77 students
  • Rank: #44.
    W. A. Kendrick Elementary School Math: 60% | Reading: 72%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    2200 Faith Ave.
    Bakersfield, CA 93304
    (661) 837-6190

    Grades: K-5 | 766 students
  • Rank: #55.
    American Elementary School Math: 61% | Reading: 68%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    800 Verdugo
    Bakersfield, CA 93312
    (661) 587-2277

    Grades: K-6 | 746 students
  • Rank: #66.
    Centennial Elementary School Math: 65% | Reading: 65%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    15200 W.dale Dr.
    Bakersfield, CA 93314
    (661) 588-6020

    Grades: K-6 | 485 students
  • Rank: #77.
    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: #88.
    Liberty High School Math: 50% | Reading: 75%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    925 Jewetta Ave.
    Bakersfield, CA 93312
    (661) 587-0925

    Grades: 9-12 | 2,082 students
  • Rank: #99.
    Almondale Elementary School Math: 60% | Reading: 64%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    10510 Chippewa St.
    Bakersfield, CA 93312
    (661) 588-6060

    Grades: K-6 | 680 students
  • Rank: #1010.
    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: #1111.
    Fruitvale Junior High School Math: 57% | Reading: 64%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    2114 Calloway Dr.
    Bakersfield, CA 93312
    (661) 589-3933

    Grades: 7-8 | 713 students
  • Rank: #1212.
    Veterans Elementary School Math: 60% | Reading: 61%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    6301 Old Farm Rd.
    Bakersfield, CA 93312
    (661) 387-7050

    Grades: K-6 | 1,009 student
  • Rank: #1313.
    Stockdale Elementary School Math: 51% | Reading: 66%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    7801 Kroll Way
    Bakersfield, CA 93309
    (661) 831-7835

    Grades: K-6 | 646 students
  • Rank: #1414.
    Peak To Peak Mountain Charter Charter School
    Math: 40-49% | Reading: 70-79%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    19009 Cerro Noroeste Rd.
    Pine Mountain Club, CA 93222
    (661) 364-3811

    Grades: K-8 | 77 students
  • Rank: #1515.
    Del Rio Elementary School Math: 52% | Reading: 62%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    600 Hidalgo Dr.
    Bakersfield, CA 93314
    (661) 588-6050

    Grades: K-6 | 437 students
  • Rank: #1616.
    Earl Warren Junior High School Math: 48% | Reading: 68%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    4615 Mountain Vista Dr.
    Bakersfield, CA 93311
    (661) 665-9210

    Grades: 7-8 | 891 students
  • Rank: #1717.
    Endeavour Elementary School Math: 52% | Reading: 61%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    9300 Meacham Rd.
    Bakersfield, CA 93312
    (661) 588-3550

    Grades: K-6 | 780 students
  • Rank: #1818.
    William B. Bimat Elementary School Math: 52% | Reading: 60%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    8600 N.shore Dr.
    Bakersfield, CA 93312
    (661) 387-7080

    Grades: K-6 | 608 students
  • Rank: #1919.
    Rosedale Middle School Math: 56% | Reading: 56%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    12463 Rosedale Hwy.
    Bakersfield, CA 93312
    (661) 588-6030

    Grades: 7-8 | 677 students
  • Rank: #2020.
    Norris Elementary School Math: 51% | Reading: 59%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    7110 Old Farm Rd.
    Bakersfield, CA 93312
    (661) 387-7020

    Grades: K-6 | 1,003 student
  • Rank: #2121.
    Independence Elementary School Math: 50% | Reading: 60%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    2345 Old Farm Rd.
    Bakersfield, CA 93312
    (661) 588-6011

    Grades: K-6 | 771 students
  • Rank: #22-2422.- 24.
    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 | 147 students
  • Rank: #22-2422.- 24.
    Patriot Elementary School Math: 52% | Reading: 57%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    4410 Old Farm Rd.
    Bakersfield, CA 93312
    (661) 588-6065

    Grades: K-6 | 803 students
  • Rank: #22-2422.- 24.
    Rosedale-north Elementary School Math: 52% | Reading: 57%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    11500 Meacham Ave.
    Bakersfield, CA 93312
    (661) 588-6040

    Grades: K-6 | 474 students
  • Rank: #2525.
    Stockdale High School Math: 41% | Reading: 71%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    2800 Buena Vista Rd.
    Bakersfield, CA 93311
    (661) 665-2800

    Grades: 9-12 | 2,262 students
  • Rank: #2626.
    Cesar E. Chavez High School Math: 42% | Reading: 68%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    800 Browning Rd.
    Delano, CA 93215
    (661) 720-4501

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,515 student
  • Rank: #2727.
    Norris Middle School Math: 46% | Reading: 64%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    6940 Calloway Dr.
    Bakersfield, CA 93312
    (661) 387-7060

    Grades: 7-8 | 956 students
  • Rank: #2828.
    Midway Elementary School Math: 50-59% | Reading: 50-59%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    259 F St.
    Fellows, CA 93224
    (661) 768-4344

    Grades: K-8 | 85 students
  • Rank: #2929.
    Delano High School Math: 40% | Reading: 70%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    1331 Cecil Ave.
    Delano, CA 93215
    (661) 720-4137

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,414 student
  • Rank: #3030.
    Freedom Middle School Math: 44% | Reading: 63%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    11445 Noriega Rd.
    Bakersfield, CA 93312
    (661) 588-6044

    Grades: 7-8 | 726 students
  • Rank: #3131.
    Granite Pointe Elementary School Math: 44% | Reading: 62%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    2900 Berkshire Rd.
    Bakersfield, CA 93313
    (661) 837-6040

    Grades: K-5 | 944 students
  • Rank: #3232.
    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: #3333.
    Olive Drive Elementary School Math: 51% | Reading: 54%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    7800 Darrin Ave.
    Bakersfield, CA 93308
    (661) 387-7040

    Grades: K-6 | 621 students
  • Rank: #3434.
    Centennial High School Math: 39% | Reading: 65%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    8601 Hageman Rd.
    Bakersfield, CA 93312
    (661) 588-8601

    Grades: 9-12 | 2,023 students
  • Rank: #3535.
    Discovery Elementary School Math: 49% | Reading: 55%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    7500 Vaquero Ave.
    Bakersfield, CA 93308
    (661) 589-7336

    Grades: K-6 | 815 students
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