Rafer Johnson

Rafer Johnson serves 38 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤20% (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 ≤20% (which is lower than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 5:1 is lower than the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 82% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

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School Overview

Rafer Johnson's student population of 38 students has declined by 20% over five school years.
The teacher population of 7 teachers has grown by 16% over five school years.
School TypeSpecial education school
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students38 students
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Total Classroom Teachers7 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Rafer Johnson is 0.68, which is more 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)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(17-18)
≤20%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(17-18)
≤20%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio5:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
3%
12%
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Hispanic
34%
54%
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Black
42%
5%
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White
18%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.680.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
92%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
9%
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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 Rafer Johnson is Vista Continuation High School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Emerson Middle School (0.4 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Bakersfield Rafer Johnson Childrens Center

    0.3 miles
    1100 Ninth St.
    Bakersfield, CA 93304
    (661) 631-5850
    0.3 n/a n/a
  • Bakersfield Emerson Middle School Math: 7% | Reading: 21%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 805 students
    0.4 miles
    801 Fourth St.
    Bakersfield, CA 93304
    (661) 631-5260
    0.4 6-8 805
  • Bakersfield Mckinley Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 19% | Reading: 29%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 792 students
    0.4 miles
    601 Fourth St.
    Bakersfield, CA 93304
    (661) 631-5370
    0.4 K-6 792
  • Bakersfield Vista Continuation High School Alternative School
    Math: ≤5% | Reading: ≤5%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 285 students
    0.6 miles
    200 P St.
    Bakersfield, CA 93304
    (661) 327-8561
    0.6 9-12 285
  • Bakersfield Bakersfield High School Math: 19% | Reading: 53%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 2,906 students
    0.7 miles
    1241 G St.
    Bakersfield, CA 93301
    (661) 324-9841
    0.7 9-12 2,906

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