West High School

Serves grades 9 - 12

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year [note on school closures TBD].
  • Expenditures: 2018
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
1200 New Stine Rd.
Bakersfield, CA 93309
Phone
(661) 832-2822
District
KERN HIGH
County
KERN COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
2009
Classroom Teachers
80

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to California

5

(10 is best)

Better than 40.5% of CA schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

2

(10 is best)

West High School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 10

60 50 40 30 20 10 0
28%
44%
43%
57%
13%
32%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

30 20 10 0
25
25
23
16
    AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL
    AVG FOR DISTRICT
    AVG FOR STATE
    AVG FOR NATION
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 9 568 28.3%
Grade 10 543 27.0%
Grade 11 475 23.6%
Grade 12 423 21.1%
Total 2009 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 10.1% 18.9% 23.3%
Black 14.7% 5.7% 5.4%
Hispanic 72.0% 70.3% 57.5%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 2.4% 4.2% 12.7%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.7% 0.9% 1.0%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 87.5% 71.5% 58.7%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 81.6% 65.8% 52.3%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 5.8% 5.7% 6.4%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 644,154 39,538,223
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 220.4 250
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 8.1% 6.1%
5-19 YEARS OLD 25.0% 19.3%
20-44 YEARS OLD 34.9% 35.4%
45-64 YEARS OLD 21.4% 24.9%
65 OR OLDER 10.6% 14.3%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 197,797 13,103,114
Single Parent Households With Children 16.5% 10.6%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 75.7% 83.9%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 18.2% 34.7%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 10.7% 22.6%
$100,000 - $149,999 14.0% 17.1%
$75,000 - $99,999 12.7% 12.3%
$50,000 - $74,999 17.3% 15.3%
$30,000 - $49,999 18.2% 13.7%
$15,000 - $29,999 15.3% 10.4%
$15,000 or less 11.8% 8.6%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,287 $293,957,580 42.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,053 $42,478,020 6.1%
Staff $1,031 $41,590,540 6.0%
General Administration $138 $5,566,920 0.8%
School Administration $983 $39,654,220 5.7%
Operation $1,856 $74,871,040 10.8%
Transportation $498 $20,089,320 2.9%
Other $644 $25,978,960 3.7%
Total Support $6,204 $250,269,360 36.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,719 $150,024,460 21.6%
Total Expenditures $17,209 $694,211,060 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $8,356 $50,163,077,615 48.9%
Support Expenditures
Student $884 $5,306,242,206 5.2%
Staff $863 $5,178,254,236 5.0%
General Administration $215 $1,291,487,537 1.3%
School Administration $923 $5,541,916,109 5.4%
Operation $1,311 $7,872,234,116 7.7%
Transportation $303 $1,818,082,742 1.8%
Other $665 $3,989,805,237 3.9%
Total Support $5,163 $30,997,440,957 30.2%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,580 $21,494,994,026 20.9%
Total Expenditures $17,099 $102,656,107,113 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,549 $372,153,103,143 49.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $792 $39,020,154,935 5.2%
Staff $618 $30,487,652,661 4.1%
General Administration $258 $12,720,931,842 1.7%
School Administration $730 $35,978,592,512 4.8%
Operation $1,169 $57,607,988,317 7.7%
Transportation $527 $26,002,463,553 3.5%
Other $459 $22,633,739,814 3.0%
Total Support $4,553 $224,451,138,461 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,074 $151,519,765,183 20.3%
Total Expenditures $15,176 $748,124,887,521 100.0%