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Bakersfield High School
  • Public
  • BAKERSFIELD, CA

Report Card

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B
  2. Diversity
    grade A minus
  3. Teachers
    grade B+
  4. College Prep
    grade B+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade A
  6. Administration
    grade B
  7. Sports
    grade A minus
  8. Food
    grade C+
  9. Resources & Facilities
    grade B minus

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Bakersfield High School is an above average, public school located in BAKERSFIELD, CA. It has 3,018 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 25 to 1. According to state test scores, 17% of students are at least proficient in math and 53% in reading.

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Bakersfield High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
53%
Percent Proficient - Math
17%
Average Graduation Rate
89%
Average SAT
1140
257 responses
Average ACT
25
43 responses
AP Enrollment
16%

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Living in the Area

grade C+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C minus
  2. Good for Families
    grade C+
  3. Housing
    grade C
Median Household Income
$73,827
National
$75,149
Median Rent
$1,283
National
$1,268
Median Home Value
$320,600
National
$281,900

Culture & Safety

Poll
71%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 38 responses
Poll
87%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 38 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 199 responses
  • Football games
    13%
  • First Rally of the Year
    12%
  • Football championships
    12%
  • Homecoming week
    11%
  • Earl Warren Cup
    9%
  • Plays
    9%
  • Talent shows
    9%

Students

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
3,018
Free or Reduced Lunch
80%
89%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 45 responses
89%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 45 responses
89%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 45 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
25:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$88,303
Teachers in First/Second Year
18.7%
87%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 60 responses
78%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 60 responses
83%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 60 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade A
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Average
Expenses Per Student
$14,163 / year
National
$12,239
94%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 64 responses
39%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 64 responses
58%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 64 responses

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