Kern Valley High School

  • Kern Valley High School serves 434 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 10-14% (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 35-39% (which is lower than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Kern Valley High School 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 16:1 is lower than the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

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School Overview

  • Kern Valley High School's student population of 434 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 28 teachers has grown by 33% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students434 students
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Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Kern Valley High School 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 Valley High 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#7603 out of 9602 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
10-14%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:123:1
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American Indian
2%
1%
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Asian
2%
12%
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Hispanic
14%
54%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
79%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score0.360.64
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Graduation Rate
80-84%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
62%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameKern High School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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