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Kern High School District
  • 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 A minus
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade A minus
  6. Administration
    grade B+
  7. Sports
    grade A
  8. Food
    grade B minus
  9. Resources & Facilities
    grade B

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Kern High School District is an above average, public school district located in BAKERSFIELD, CA. It has 42,863 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 24 to 1. According to state test scores, 17% of students are at least proficient in math and 89% in reading.

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
89%
Percent Proficient - Math
17%
Average Graduation Rate
88%
Average SAT
1130
3,473 responses
Average ACT
25
617 responses

Students

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
42,863
Free or Reduced Lunch
65.8%

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Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
24:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$92,024
Teachers in First/Second Year
6.2%

Finances

Expenses Per Student
$16,192 / student
National
$12,239
Education Expenses
  • Instruction
    52%
  • Support Services
    44%
  • Other
    4%

Living in the Area

grade C
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C minus
  2. Good for Families
    grade B minus
  3. Housing
    grade D minus
Median Household Income
$63,883
National
$75,149
Median Rent
$1,161
National
$1,268
Median Home Value
$282,800
National
$281,900

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