6001 Pioneer Dr.
Bakersfield, CA 93306
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Voorhies Elementary School serves 1,028 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 29% (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 40% (which is lower than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is lower than the California state level of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 1,028 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 96%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 29%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Voorhies Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

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School Overview

Voorhies Elementary School's student population of 1,028 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 48 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-6
Total Students
1,028 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
48 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Voorhies Elementary School is 0.13, 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.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
29%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
40%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
21:1
22:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
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Asian
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12%
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Hispanic
93%
56%
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Black
3%
5%
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White
4%
22%
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Hawaiian
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n/a
Two or more races
n/a
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.13
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Eligible for Free Lunch
85%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
6%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Voorhies Elementary School's ranking?

Voorhies Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for: Largest percent of students eligible for free lunch (Top 20%).

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

29% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CA state average), while 40% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CA state average).

How many students attend Voorhies Elementary School?

1,028 students attend Voorhies Elementary School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

93% of Voorhies Elementary School students are Hispanic, 4% of students are White, and 3% of students are Black.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Voorhies Elementary School?

Voorhies Elementary School has a student ration of 21:1, which is lower than the California state average of 22:1.

What grades does Voorhies Elementary School offer ?

Voorhies Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-6

What school district is Voorhies Elementary School part of?

Voorhies Elementary School is part of Bakersfield City School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 1,028 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 96%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 29%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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