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South High School
This school is rated below average in school quality compared to other schools in the state. Students here perform about average on state tests, ... More have below average college readiness measures, take fewer advanced courses per student than the state average, and this school has about average results in how well it’s serving disadvantaged students. Large disparities in absenteeism and suspension rates exist at this school, which is concerning.
Academics
5/10
Test scores
Find out what state standardized test scores really tell you about a school – and what they don’t.

Worth a deeper look:

Test scores at this school are about the same as the state average, though still below the top-performing schools in the state. Because test scores in some states are so low, many students at this school may not be performing at grade level.


Parent tips

Ask the school what it’s doing to help students who are behind. Understand what on-track learning looks like, and ask the school what it’s doing to accelerate progress for students.


Subject
% Proficient
English
57%
State avg: 49%
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Math
25%
State avg: 38%
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Equity
5/10
Equity overview
Is this school offering opportunity for all its students, or leaving some kids behind? Successful schools are working to close the achievement gap.

Worth a deeper look:

Disadvantaged students at this school are performing about as well as other students in the state, but this school may still have achievement gaps.


Parent tip:

Look at the Race/ethnicity and Low-income sections below to see how different student groups are doing at this school. Are there big gaps?... More Start a conversation with a teacher or a fellow parent about how to interpret this information. What’s the school doing to help all students succeed? How can you help?

Environment
Students
Studies show that diversity in school leads to long-term benefits for students. Discover why!
Hispanic
78%
Black
11%
White
6%
Asian
3%
Two or more races
1%
Filipino
1%
American Indian/Alaska Native
<1%
Pacific Islander
<1%
Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
25 :1
State avg: 22 :1
Percentage of teachers with 3 or more years experience
93%
State avg: 91%
% of full time teachers who are certified
100%
State avg: 98%
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Neighborhood
1101 Planz Road
Bakersfield, CA 93304
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Last modified: July 12, 2017
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