Kern County Community

1300 17th St. City Centre
Bakersfield, CA 93301
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Bottom 50%
Serving 329 students in grades Kindergarten-12, Kern County Community 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 34%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 10-14% (which is lower than the California state average of 49%).
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 82% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Alternative school
  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 329 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 82%
  • : 27% (Btm 50% in CA)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : ≤5% (Btm 50%)
  • : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Kern County Community ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

Category
Attribute
Most improved public schools

School Overview

Kern County Community's student population of 329 students has declined by 50% over five school years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has declined by 21% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-12
Total Students
329 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
26 teachers
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School Rankings

Kern County Community ranks within the bottom 50% of all 3,649 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Kern County Community is 0.50, 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)
#3595 out of 3649 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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≤5%
34%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Kern County Community and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in California by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
10-14%
49%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Kern County Community 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 2020-21 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
21:1
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American Indian
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1%
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Asian
1%
12%
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Hispanic
67%
56%
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Black
14%
5%
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White
18%
21%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
5%
All Ethnic Groups
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0.50
This chart display the diversity score of Kern County Community and the public school average diversity score of California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
27%
84%
This chart display graduation rate of Kern County Community and public school graduation rate of California by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
89%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Kern County Community 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
3%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Kern County Community 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: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Kern County Community's ranking?
Kern County Community is ranked #3595 out of 3,649 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 34% CA state average), while 10-14% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% CA state average).
What is the graduation rate of Kern County Community?
The graduation rate of Kern County Community is 27%, which is lower than the California state average of 84%.
How many students attend Kern County Community?
329 students attend Kern County Community.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
67% of Kern County Community students are Hispanic, 18% of students are White, 14% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Kern County Community?
Kern County Community has a student ration of 13:1, which is lower than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Kern County Community offer ?
Kern County Community offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-12
What school district is Kern County Community part of?
Kern County Community is part of Kern County Office Of Education School District.
In what neighborhood is Kern County Community located?
Kern County Community is located in the Downtown neighborhood of Bakersfield, CA. There are 4 other public schools located in Downtown.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Alternative school
  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 329 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 82%
  • : 27% (Btm 50%)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : ≤5% (Btm 50%)
  • : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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