Bakersfield High School



Bakersfield High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Bakersfield High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 840
10 717
11 676
12 664

Bakersfield High School is a public high school of the Kern Union High School District located in Bakersfield, CA. It has 2,897 students in grades 9th through 12th. Bakersfield High School is the 82nd largest public high school in California and the 298th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 26.5 to 1.

Total Students: 2,897
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 26.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 109.3

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Bakersfield High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 1,452
(50%)
18,513
(50%)
 Male 1,445
(50%)
18,557
(50%)

Bakersfield High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 1,728
(60%)
23,004
(62%)
 White 605
(21%)
9,379
(25%)
 Black 436
(15%)
2,347
(6%)
 Asian 53
(2%)
1,328
(4%)
 Two or More 50
(2%)
668
(2%)
 American Indian 21
(1%)
284
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 4
(0%)
60
(0%)

Bakersfield High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 1,685
(58%)
19,042
(51%)
 Not Eligible 1,078
(37%)
15,269
(41%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 134
(5%)
2,759
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Bakersfield High School is ranked 84th out of 0 ranked schools in California, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Bakersfield High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (62.8%) is slightly higher than the state average of 52.5%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Bakersfield High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 2733
2006 2683
2007 2814
2008 2754
2009 2746
2010 2755
2011 2824
2012 2897

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 23.7
2006 22.1
2007 20.8
2008 25.6
2009 27
2010 N/A
2011 27.6
2012 26.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.43102817416758
2006 0.46291464778233
2007 0.44136460554371
2008 0.51125635439361
2009 0.53423160961398
2010 0.57749546279492
2011 0.14518413597734
2012 0.62789092164308

Compare Bakersfield High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
2,116.1% 21.2:1
 
2,650.0% 26.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 52.5%
 
This School 62.8%
 

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Public 09 - 12 2,897 26.5:1  
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High Schools Elementary Schools

Data on U.S. Public High Schools & Private High Schools

Data provided by the National Center for Education Statistics. The data displayed is compiled from the most recent sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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