Golden Valley High School



Golden Valley High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Golden Valley 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
9 700
10 561
11 582
12 605

Golden Valley High School is a public high school of the Kern Union High School District located in Bakersfield, CA. It has 2,448 students in grades 9th through 12th. Golden Valley High School is the 191st largest public high school in California and the 647th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 25.6 to 1.

Total Students: 2,448
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 25.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 95.72

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Golden Valley High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 1,238
(51%)
18,513
(50%)
 Male 1,210
(49%)
18,557
(50%)

Golden Valley High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 1,980
(81%)
23,004
(62%)
 White 214
(9%)
9,379
(25%)
 Black 165
(7%)
2,347
(6%)
 Asian 61
(2%)
1,328
(4%)
 Two or More 13
(1%)
668
(2%)
 American Indian 10
(0%)
284
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 5
(0%)
60
(0%)

Golden Valley High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 1,548
(63%)
19,042
(51%)
 Not Eligible 667
(27%)
15,269
(41%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 233
(10%)
2,759
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Golden Valley High School is ranked 92nd out of 0 ranked schools in California, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Golden Valley High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (72.8%) is 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.

Golden Valley High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 2446
2006 2651
2007 2838
2008 2758
2009 2759
2010 2598
2011 2525
2012 2448

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 24.1
2006 22.1
2007 21
2008 25.6
2009 28.3
2010 N/A
2011 27.2
2012 25.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.64472608340147
2006 0.64089023010185
2007 0.59866102889359
2008 0.68564176939811
2009 0.69517941283074
2010 0.70785219399538
2011 0.25386138613861
2012 0.72753267973856

Compare Golden Valley High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
2,116.1% 21.2:1
 
2,560.0% 25.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 52.5%
 
This School 72.8%
 

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

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