Chipman Junior High School

2905 Eissler St.
Bakersfield, CA 93306
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Chipman Junior High School serves 946 students in grades 7-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 26% (which is lower than the California state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 42% (which is lower than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 87% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-8
  • Enrollment: 946 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 24:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 87%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 26%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 42%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Chipman Junior High School's student population of 946 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 39 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-8
Total Students
946 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
39 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Chipman Junior High School is 0.39, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
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State Level (CA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
26%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
42%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
24:1
21:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
1%
12%
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Hispanic
77%
56%
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Black
6%
5%
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White
13%
21%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.39
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Eligible for Free Lunch
67%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
7%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
26% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CA state average), while 42% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CA state average).
How many students attend Chipman Junior High School?
946 students attend Chipman Junior High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
77% of Chipman Junior High School students are Hispanic, 13% of students are White, 6% of students are Black, 2% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Chipman Junior High School?
Chipman Junior High School has a student ration of 24:1, which is higher than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Chipman Junior High School offer ?
Chipman Junior High School offers enrollment in grades 7-8
What school district is Chipman Junior High School part of?
Chipman Junior High School is part of Bakersfield City School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-8
  • Enrollment: 946 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 24:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 87%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 26%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 42%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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