Kern County Community

  • Kern County Community serves 670 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤1% (which is lower than the California state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 6% (which is lower than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Kern County Community placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is lower than the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 84% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Kern County Community's student population of 670 students has declined by 30% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 33 teachers has declined by 35% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Total Students670 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Kern County Community
Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
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Students by Grade This chart display the students of Kern County Community by grade.

School Comparison

  • Kern County Community is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Kern County Community is 0.53, 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#9593 out of 9602 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Kern County Community, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤1%
39%
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 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
6%
50%
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 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio20:123:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Kern County Community and the public school average student teacher ratio of California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
1%
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Kern County Community and percentage of American Indian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Asian
1%
12%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Kern County Community and the percentage of Asian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hispanic
65%
54%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Kern County Community and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
17%
5%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Kern County Community and the percentage of Black public school students in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
16%
23%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Kern County Community and the percentage of White public school students in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
n/a
4%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Kern County Community. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.530.64
This chart display the diversity score of Kern County Community and the public school average diversity score of California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate
26%
84%
This chart display graduation rate of Kern County Community and public school graduation rate of California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
95%
53%
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 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
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 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameKern County Office Of Education School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Kern County Community is Kern County Juvenile Court (0.0 miles away)
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