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
9 827
10 662
11 673
12 681

Bakersfield High School is a public high school of the Kern High School District located in Bakersfield, CA. It has 2,843 students in grades 9th through 12th. Bakersfield High School is the 73rd largest public high school in California and the 360th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 27.7 to 1.

Total Students: 2,843
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 27.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 102.65
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 360th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in California: 73rd out of 2,635
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 2,378th out of 2,608
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 140th out of 2,608

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Bakersfield High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 1,461
(51%)
19,409
(51%)
 Female 1,382
(49%)
18,661
(49%)

Bakersfield High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 1,725
(61%)
24,408
(64%)
 White 539
(19%)
8,700
(23%)
 Black 382
(13%)
2,265
(6%)
 Two or More 113
(4%)
856
(2%)
 Asian 61
(2%)
1,536
(4%)
 American Indian 19
(1%)
248
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 4
(0%)
57
(0%)

Bakersfield High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 1,750
(62%)
21,714
(57%)
 Not Eligible 918
(32%)
12,953
(34%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 175
(6%)
3,403
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Bakersfield High School is ranked 69th out of 2,578 ranked schools in California, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Bakersfield High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (67.7%) is slightly higher than the state average of 55.7%. 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
2013 2830
2014 2790
2015 2843

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
2013 26.7
2014 27.4
2015 27.7

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
2013 0.60706713780919
2014 0.64193548387097
2015 0.67710165318326

Compare Bakersfield High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
2,095.7% 21.0:1
 
2,770.0% 27.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 55.7%
 
This School 67.7%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Bakersfield High School
Bakersfield, CA
Public 09 - 12 2,843 27.7:1  
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Public KG - 12 482 7:1 1 miles
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Kern Workforce 2000 Academy
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Public 09 - 12 422 18.8:1 3 miles
Bethel Apostolic Academy
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Private KG - 10 59 8:1 3 miles
Beardsley Junior High School
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Public 07 - 08 333 23.8:1 3 miles
West High School
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