Golden Valley High School serves 2,751 students in grades 9-12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 15% (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 75-79% (which is higher than the California state average of 49%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is higher than the California state level of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 78% (majority Hispanic).
Quick Stats (2023)
- Grades: 9-12
- Enrollment: 2,751 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 26:1
- Minority Enrollment: 95%
- Graduation Rate: 92% (Top 30% in CA)
- Math Proficiency: 15%
- Reading Proficiency: 75-79% (Top 10%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education
Golden Valley High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Golden Valley High School's student population of 2,751 students has grown by 13% over five school years.
The teacher population of 107 teachers has grown by 18% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
The diversity score of Golden Valley High School is 0.24, 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
State Level (CA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)(18-19)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (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?
15% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CA state average), while 75-79% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% CA state average).
What is the graduation rate of Golden Valley High School?
The graduation rate of Golden Valley High School is 92%, which is higher than the California state average of 85%.
How many students attend Golden Valley High School?
2,751 students attend Golden Valley High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
87% of Golden Valley High School students are Hispanic, 5% of students are Black, 5% of students are White, 2% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Golden Valley High School?
Golden Valley High School has a student ration of 26:1, which is higher than the California state average of 22:1.
What grades does Golden Valley High School offer ?
Golden Valley High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Golden Valley High School part of?
Golden Valley High School is part of Kern High School District.
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