Emerson Middle School

801 Fourth St.
Bakersfield, CA 93304
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Bottom 50%
Serving 803 students in grades 6-8, Emerson Middle School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 5% (which is lower than the California state average of 33%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 22% (which is lower than the California state average of 47%).
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 803 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 24:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 94%
  • : Bottom 50% in CA
  • : 5% (Btm 50%)
  • : 22% (Btm 50%)
  • : 8% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Emerson Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

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School Overview

Emerson Middle School's student population of 803 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
803 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
33 teachers
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School Rankings

Emerson Middle School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Emerson Middle School is 0.43, 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.
This School
State Level (CA)
#8974 out of 9602 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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5%
33%
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22%
47%
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8%
29%
Student : Teacher Ratio
24:1
21:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
2%
12%
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Hispanic
74%
56%
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Black
14%
5%
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White
6%
21%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.43
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Eligible for Free Lunch
87%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
7%
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Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Emerson Middle School's ranking?
Emerson Middle School is ranked #8974 out of 9,602 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in California.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
5% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 33% CA state average), while 22% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% CA state average).
How many students attend Emerson Middle School?
803 students attend Emerson Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
74% of Emerson Middle School students are Hispanic, 14% of students are Black, 6% of students are White, 3% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Emerson Middle School?
Emerson Middle School has a student ration of 24:1, which is higher than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Emerson Middle School offer ?
Emerson Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8
What school district is Emerson Middle School part of?
Emerson Middle School is part of Bakersfield City School District.
In what neighborhood is Emerson Middle School located?
Emerson Middle School is located in the Oleander And Sunset neighborhood of Bakersfield, CA. There are 6 other public schools located in Oleander And Sunset.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 803 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 24:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 94%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 5% (Btm 50%)
  • : 22% (Btm 50%)
  • : 8% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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