Harding Elementary School

3201 Pico Ave.
Bakersfield, CA 93306
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Harding Elementary School serves 581 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
Harding Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 28% (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 47% (which is lower than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is equal to the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 85% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Harding Elementary School's student population of 581 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students581 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Rankings

Harding Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 9,659 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Harding Elementary School is 0.36, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#5397 out of 9659 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio23:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
2%
12%
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Hispanic
79%
54%
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Black
2%
5%
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White
15%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.360.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
75%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBakersfield City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Harding Elementary School is East Bakersfield High School (1.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Compton Junior High School (0.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Colonel Howard Nichols Elementary School (0.9 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Bakersfield Compton Junior High School Math: 14% | Reading: 27%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-8 | 673 students
    0.0 miles
    3211 Pico Ave.
    Bakersfield, CA 93306
    (661) 631-5230
    0 7-8 673
  • Bakersfield Colonel Howard Nichols Elementary School Math: 32% | Reading: 42%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 851 students
    0.9 miles
    3401 Renegade Ave.
    Bakersfield, CA 93306
    (661) 631-5400
    0.9 K-6 851
  • Bakersfield College Heights Elementary School Math: 13% | Reading: 28%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 868 students
    1.0 miles
    2551 Sunny Ln.
    Bakersfield, CA 93305
    (661) 631-5220
    1 K-6 868
  • Bakersfield East Bakersfield High School Math: 16% | Reading: 37%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 2,346 students
    1.0 miles
    2200 Quincy St.
    Bakersfield, CA 93306
    (661) 871-7221
    1 9-12 2,346
  • Bakersfield Horace Mann Elementary School Math: 23% | Reading: 36%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 851 students
    1.0 miles
    2710 Niles St.
    Bakersfield, CA 93306
    (661) 631-5360
    1 K-5 851

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