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  • For the 2020 school year, there are 264 public schools in Kern County, CA, serving 184,771 students.
  • Kern County, CA public school have an average math proficiency score of 27% (versus the California public school average of 37%), and reading proficiency score of 40% (versus the 48% statewide average). Schools in Kern County have an average ranking in the bottom 50% of California public schools.
  • The top ranked public school in Kern County, CA are Ronald Reagan Elementary School, Downtown Elementary School and Peak To Peak Mountain Charter. Overall school rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
  • Minority enrollment is 78% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the California public school average of 77% (majority Hispanic).
  • The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is equal to the California public school average of 23:1.

Top Kern County Public Schools (2020)

  • School (Math/Reading Proficiency) Location
    Grades
    Students
  • A. M. Thomas Middle School Math: 10-14% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    20979 Lobos Ct.
    Lost Hills, CA 93249
    (661)797-2626

    Grades: 6-8 | 186 students
  • Abraham Lincoln Alternative Alternative School
    Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    2601 Rosamond Blvd.
    Rosamond, CA 93560
    (661)256-5090

    Grades: K-12 | 116 students
  • Albany Park Elementary School Math: 17% | Reading: 32%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    235 W. 20th Ave.
    Delano, CA 93215
    (661)721-5020

    Grades: K-5 | 362 students
  • Alicante Avenue Elementary School Math: 20% | Reading: 24%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    7998 Alicante Ave.
    Lamont, CA 93241
    (661)845-1452

    Grades: K-6 | 1182 students
  • Almond Tree Middle School Math: 23% | Reading: 36%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    200 W. 15th Ave.
    Delano, CA 93215
    (661)721-3641

    Grades: 6-8 | 628 students
  • Almondale Elementary School Math: 47% | Reading: 46%
    Rank: Top 50%
    10510 Chippewa St.
    Bakersfield, CA 93312
    (661)588-6060

    Grades: K-6 | 680 students
  • American Elementary School Math: 60% | Reading: 66%
    Rank: Top 20%
    800 Verdugo
    Bakersfield, CA 93312
    (661)587-2277

    Grades: K-6 | 746 students
  • Amy B. Seibert Elementary School Math: 20% | Reading: 33%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    2800 Agate St.
    Bakersfield, CA 93304
    (661)832-4141

    Grades: K-6 | 715 students
  • Arvin High School Math: 9% | Reading: 44%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    900 Varsity Rd.
    Arvin, CA 93203
    (661)854-5561

    Grades: 9-12 | 2627 students
  • Bakersfield High School Math: 16% | Reading: 39%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1241 G St.
    Bakersfield, CA 93301
    (661)324-9841

    Grades: 9-12 | 2906 students
  • Bear Mountain Elementary School Math: 18% | Reading: 19%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1501 Hood St.
    Arvin, CA 93203
    (661)854-6590

    Grades: K-6 | 722 students
  • Beardsley Elementary School Math: 9% | Reading: 16%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1001 Roberts Ln.
    Bakersfield, CA 93308
    (661)392-1417

    Grades: K-6 | 411 students
  • Beardsley Junior High School Math: 24% | Reading: 46%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1001 Roberts Ln.
    Bakersfield, CA 93308
    (661)392-9254

    Grades: 7-8 | 357 students
  • Belridge Elementary School Math: 21-39% | Reading: 40-59%
    Rank: Top 50%
    19447 Wagon Wheel Rd.
    Mc Kittrick, CA 93251
    (661)762-7381

    Grades: K-8 | 40 students
  • Berkshire Elementary School Math: 50% | Reading: 64%
    Rank: Top 30%
    3900 Berkshire Rd.
    Bakersfield, CA 93313
    (661)834-9472

    Grades: K-6 | 990 students
  • Bessie E. Owens Intermediate Magnet School
    Math: 28% | Reading: 39%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    815 Eureka St.
    Bakersfield, CA 93305
    (661)631-5950

    Grades: 4-6 | 634 students
  • Bessie E. Owens Primary Magnet School
    Math: 35-39% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    815 Potomac Ave.
    Bakersfield, CA 93307
    (661)631-5420

    Grades: K-3 | 696 students
  • Bill L. Williams Elementary School Math: 39% | Reading: 52%
    Rank: Top 50%
    5601 Harris Rd.
    Bakersfield, CA 93313
    (661)837-8070

    Grades: K-6 | 962 students
  • Blake Elementary School Math: ≥50% | Reading: ≥50%
    Rank: Top 30%
    19165 Main St.
    Woody, CA 93287
    (661)536-8559

    Grades: K-8 | 13 students
  • Boron Junior-senior High School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    26831 Prospect St.
    Boron, CA 93516
    (760)762-5121

    Grades: 7-12 | 263 students
  • Browning Road Elementary School Math: 16% | Reading: 20%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    410 E. Perkins
    Mc Farland, CA 93250
    (661)792-2113

    Grades: K-5 | 558 students
  • Buena Vista Elementary School Math: 35% | Reading: 54%
    Rank: Top 50%
    6547 Buena Vista Rd.
    Bakersfield, CA 93311
    (661)831-0818

    Grades: K-6 | 946 students
  • Buena Vista High (Continuation School) Alternative School
    Math: ≤20% | Reading: 21-39%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    900 N. 10th St.
    Taft, CA 93268
    (661)763-2383

    Grades: 9-12 | 68 students
  • Burroughs High School Math: 32% | Reading: 74%
    Rank: Top 30%
    500 E. French St.
    Ridgecrest, CA 93555
    (760)499-1800

    Grades: 9-12 | 1453 students
  • Buttonwillow Elementary School Math: 13% | Reading: 21%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    42600 Highway 58
    Buttonwillow, CA 93206
    (661)764-5248

    Grades: K-8 | 344 students
  • California City High School Math: 10-14% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    8567 Raven Way
    California City, CA 93505
    (760)373-5263

    Grades: 9-12 | 553 students
  • California City Middle School Math: 9% | Reading: 22%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    9736 Redwood Blvd.
    California City, CA 93505
    (760)373-3241

    Grades: 6-8 | 458 students
  • Caroline Harris Elementary School Math: 25% | Reading: 40%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    4110 Garnsey Ln.
    Bakersfield, CA 93309
    (661)631-5310

    Grades: K-6 | 532 students
  • Casa Loma Elementary School Math: 14% | Reading: 21%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    525 E. Casa Loma Dr.
    Bakersfield, CA 93307
    (661)631-5200

    Grades: K-5 | 791 students
  • Cecil Avenue Math And Science Academy Charter School
    Math: 20% | Reading: 35%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1430 Cecil Ave.
    Delano, CA 93215
    (661)721-5030

    Grades: 6-8 | 672 students
  • Centennial Elementary School Math: 59% | Reading: 69%
    Rank: Top 20%
    15200 W.dale Dr.
    Bakersfield, CA 93314
    (661)588-6020

    Grades: K-6 | 485 students
  • Centennial High School Math: 46% | Reading: 71%
    Rank: Top 30%
    8601 Hageman Rd.
    Bakersfield, CA 93312
    (661)588-8601

    Grades: 9-12 | 2023 students
  • Central Valley High (Continuation School) Alternative School
    Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    526 Mannel Ave.
    Shafter, CA 93263
    (661)746-4281

    Grades: 9-12 | 98 students
  • Cesar E. Chavez Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 57% | Reading: 64%
    Rank: Top 20%
    4201 Mesa Marin Dr.
    Bakersfield, CA 93306
    (661)631-5870

    Grades: K-6 | 619 students
  • Cesar E. Chavez High School Math: 32% | Reading: 65%
    Rank: Top 50%
    800 Browning Rd.
    Delano, CA 93215
    (661)720-4501

    Grades: 9-12 | 1515 students
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