West High School

1200 New Stine Rd.
Bakersfield, CA 93309
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
West High School serves 2,012 students in grades 9-12.
West 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 13% (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 43% (which is lower than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 27:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 88% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

West High School's student population of 2,012 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 75 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,012 students
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Total Classroom Teachers75 teachers
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School Rankings

West High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 9,659 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of West High School is 0.52, 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
#7317 out of 9659 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
13%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio27:123:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
3%
12%
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Hispanic
67%
54%
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Black
14%
5%
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White
12%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.520.64
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Graduation Rate
88%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
79%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
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

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to West High School is Kern Workforce 2000 Academy (0.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Curran Middle School (0.8 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Bakersfield Kern Workforce 2000 Academy Charter School
    Math: ≤1% | Reading: 5%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 439 students
    0.3 miles
    5801 Sundale Ave.
    Bakersfield, CA 93309
    (661) 827-3158
    0.3 9-12 439
  • Bakersfield Curran Middle School Math: 17% | Reading: 36%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 893 students
    0.8 miles
    1116 Lymric Way
    Bakersfield, CA 93309
    (661) 631-5240
    0.8 6-8 893
  • Bakersfield O. J. Actis Junior High School Math: 25% | Reading: 46%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-8 | 673 students
    0.8 miles
    2400 W.holme Blvd.
    Bakersfield, CA 93309
    (661) 833-1250
    0.8 7-8 673
  • Bakersfield Munsey Elementary School Math: 24% | Reading: 32%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 650 students
    0.9 miles
    3801 Brave Ave.
    Bakersfield, CA 93309
    (661) 631-5390
    0.9 K-5 650
  • Bakersfield Tierra Del Sol Continuation High School Alternative School
    Math: ≤5% | Reading: ≤5%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 294 students
    0.9 miles
    3700 E. Belle Terrace
    Bakersfield, CA 93307
    (661) 832-3700
    0.9 9-12 294

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