Frank West Elementary School

2400 Benton St.
Bakersfield, CA 93304
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Frank West Elementary School serves 694 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 29% (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 38% (which is lower than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 694 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 96%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 29%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 38%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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School Overview

Frank West Elementary School's student population of 694 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 40 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
694 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
40 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Frank West Elementary School is 0.33, 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)
29%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
38%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Frank West Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of California by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
21:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
2%
12%
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Hispanic
81%
56%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Frank West Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
11%
5%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Frank West Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
White
4%
21%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
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Two or more races
2%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score
0.33
This chart display the diversity score of Frank West Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
87%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Frank West Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Frank West Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
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?
29% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CA state average), while 38% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CA state average).
How many students attend Frank West Elementary School?
694 students attend Frank West Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
81% of Frank West Elementary School students are Hispanic, 11% of students are Black, 4% of students are White, 2% of students are Asian, and 2% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Frank West Elementary School?
Frank West Elementary School has a student ration of 17:1, which is lower than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Frank West Elementary School offer ?
Frank West Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5
What school district is Frank West Elementary School part of?
Frank West Elementary School is part of Bakersfield City School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 694 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 96%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 29%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 38%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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