Top 10 Best Kern County Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 268 public schools serving 187,874 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, Mckittrick Elementary School and Ronald Reagan 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 29% (versus the California public school average of 40%), and reading proficiency score of 43% (versus the 51% statewide average). Schools in Kern County have an average ranking of 3/10, 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 Kern County 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.
Mckittrick Elementary School
Math: 70-79% | Reading: 70-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
23250 Second St.
Mc Kittrick, CA 93251
(661) 762-7303
Grades: K-8
| 67 students
Rank: #33.
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: #44.
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: #5 - 65. - 6.
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: #5 - 65. - 6.
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: #77.
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: #88.
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: #99.
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: #10 - 1110. - 11.
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: #10 - 1110. - 11.
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: #1212.
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: #1313.
Columbine Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2240 Rd. 160
Delano, CA 93215
(661) 725-8501
Grades: K-8
| 186 students
Rank: #1414.
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: #1515.
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: #1616.
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: #1717.
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: #1818.
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: #1919.
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: #2020.
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: #2121.
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: #2222.
Morningside
Math: 51% | Reading: 61%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2100 Summer Dr.
Delano, CA 93215
(661) 720-2700
Grades: K-5
| 543 students
Rank: #2323.
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: #24 - 2524. - 25.
Conley Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
623 Rose Ave.
Taft, CA 93268
(661) 765-4117
Grades: K-3
| 275 students
Rank: #24 - 2524. - 25.
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: #2626.
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: #2727.
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: #2828.
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: #2929.
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: #3030.
Wonderful College Prep Academy - Lost Hills
Charter School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
14848 Lamberson Ave.
Lost Hills, CA 93249
(661) 797-2220
Grades: K-12
| 412 students
Rank: #3131.
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: #3232.
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: #3333.
Burroughs High School
Math: 35% | Reading: 73%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
500 E. French St.
Ridgecrest, CA 93555
(760) 499-1800
Grades: 9-12
| 1,505 students
Rank: #34 - 3534. - 35.
Gateway Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
501 S. Gateway
Ridgecrest, CA 93555
(760) 499-1850
Grades: K-5
| 370 students
Rank: #34 - 3534. - 35.
Richmond Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
348 Rowe St.
Ridgecrest, CA 93555
(760) 499-1840
Grades: K-5
| 370 students
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Kern County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
711 Anita Dr. Ag. Entrance
Tehachapi, CA 93561
(661) 422-5002
Grades: 6-12
| 107 students
Able Center (High) (Closed 2008)
Special Education School
5801 Sundale Ave.
Bakersfield, CA 93309
(661) 396-4420
Grades: 12
| n/a students
1565 Bailey Ave.
Edwards, CA 93523
(661) 258-6432
Grades: K-2
| 272 students
19447 Wagon Wheel Rd.
Mc Kittrick, CA 93251
(661) 762-7381
Grades: K-8
| 25 students
955 Stanislaus street
Maricopa, CA 93252
(661) 412-9363
Grades: K-12
| n/a students
1575 Payne Ave.
Edwards, CA 93523
(661) 258-4411
Grades: 9-12
| 422 students
27500 Caliente Bodfish Rd.
Caliente, CA 93518
(661) 867-2302
Grades: K-8
| n/a students
1300 17th St. City Centre
Bakersfield, CA 93301
(661) 636-4714
Grades: 2-12
| 1,284 students
1811 Princeton St
Delano, CA 93215
(661) 720-4171
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
1575 Payne Ave.
Edwards, CA 93523
(661) 258-4411
Grades: 7-12
| 429 students
Douglas (Closed 2021)
Alternative School
3200 Pat Ave.
Mojave, CA 93501
(661) 824-9351
Grades: K-12
| 2 students
1575 Payne Ave.
Edwards, CA 93523
(661) 258-4411
Grades: 7-8
| 178 students
700 Falcon Way
Lebec, CA 93243
(661) 248-0310
Grades: 9-12
| 6 students
Po Box 114
Lebec, CA 93243
(661) 248-2024
Grades: 3-12
| 7 students
2925 Rosamond Blvd.
Rosamond, CA 93560
(661) 256-5060
Grades: K-5
| 483 students
360 Sch St.
Kernville, CA 93238
(760) 376-2427
Grades: K-8
| 4 students
955 Stanislaus St
Maricopa, CA 93252
(661) 769-8231
Grades: 7-12
| n/a students
17050 Foothill Ave
Edwards, CA 93523
(760) 769-4333
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
201 Mckee Rd.
Bakersfield, CA 93307
(661) 837-6040
Grades: K-5
| 454 students
3200 Pat Ave
Mojave, CA 93501
(661) 824-9351
Grades: 9-12
| 49 students
2150 Seventh St.
Wasco, CA 93280
(661) 758-3045
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
4500 Highway 166
Onyx, CA 93255
(805) 623-1111
Grades: K-12
| 521 students
3057 Cerro Noroeste Rd
Pine Mountain Club, CA 93222
(661) 364-3811
Grades: K-7
| 93 students
Rafer Johnson (Closed 2021)
Special Education School
1001 10th St.
Bakersfield, CA 93306
(661) 631-5863
Grades: K-8
| 38 students
37400 Saint Elmo St.
Johannesburg, CA 93528
(760) 499-1864
Grades: K-3
| 5 students
33387 Norton Rd.
Cantil, CA 93519
(760) 373-8211
Grades: 7-11
| 12 students
33387 Norton Rd.
Cantil, CA 93519
(760) 373-8211
Grades: 5-6
| 4 students
3240 Erskine Creek Rd.
Lake Isabella, CA 93240
(760) 379-4863
Grades: 5-8
| n/a students
6401 Fay Ranch Rd
Weldon, CA 93283
(760) 378-2211
Grades: 3-4
| 59 students
5225 Kelso Valley Rd.
Weldon, CA 93283
(760) 378-1300
Grades: 5-8
| n/a students
3082 Glendower St
Rosamond, CA 93560
(661) 256-5090
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
815 Eureka St.
Bakersfield, CA 93307
(661) 323-8021
Grades: 9-12
| 29 students
2811 Pasadena Ln.
Lake Isabella, CA 93240
(760) 379-3997
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
623 Rose Ave
Taft, CA 93268
(661) 763-1521
Grades: 5-8
| 2 students
400 South Snyder
Tehachapi, CA 93561
(661) 822-2112
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
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