Golden Valley High School

  • Golden Valley High School serves 2,418 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 30:1 is higher than the CA average of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 91% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 76%.
  • Golden Valley High School operates within the Kern High School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 2418 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 81 teachers has declined by 12% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,418 students
Golden Valley High School Total Students (2005-2015)
Gender % Golden Valley High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 81 teachers
Golden Valley High School Total Teachers (2004-2015)
Students by Grade Golden Valley High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 30:1 has increased from 27:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.33 is less than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 30:1 24:1
Golden Valley High School Student Teacher Ratio (2004-2014)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Golden Valley High School American Indian Students (2004-2012)
Asian
3%
11%
Golden Valley High School Asian Students (2004-2013)
Hispanic
81%
54%
Golden Valley High School Black Students (2004-2013)
Black
6%
6%
Golden Valley High School Black Students (2004-2013)
White
9%
24%
Golden Valley High School White Students (2004-2013)
Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Golden Valley High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
1%
3%
Golden Valley High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.33 0.41
Golden Valley High School Diversity Score (2004-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
68%
50%
Golden Valley High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2004-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
10%
9%
Golden Valley High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2004-2014)

District Comparison

  • Kern High School District's student population of 37,318 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $11,318 in this district is less than the state average of $12,314. The district revenue/student has grown by 5% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $11,403 is less than the state average of $12,270. The district spending/student has grown by 9% over four years.
School District Name Kern High School District
Number of Schools
Managed
24
4
Number of Students Managed 37,318 1,597
Kern High School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate n/a 83%
Kern High School District Graduation Rate (2003-2005)
District Total Revenue $420 MM $20 MM
Kern High School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $423 MM $20 MM
Kern High School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $11,318 $12,314
Kern High School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $11,403 $12,270
Kern High School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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