West High School

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Reviews
19
Grades
9-12
Students
2,124
Type
Public
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This school is rated below average in school quality compared to other schools in the state. Students here perform below average on state tests, have below average college readiness measures, ... More

Academics
3/10
Test scores
Find out what state standardized test scores really tell you about a school – and what they don’t.

A worrisome sign:

Test scores at this school fall below the state average. This suggests that most 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 explore higher-performing schools in your area to find the best opportunities for your child to succeed.


Subject
% Proficient
Science
43%
State avg: 50%
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Math
11%
State avg: 37%
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English
30%
State avg: 48%
Details
3/10
College readiness
Learn more about how to help your child graduate ready for college. See how.

A worrisome sign:

This school is below the state average in key measures of college and career readiness.

(Remember: high graduation rates don't mean much if students are graduating without the coursework and test scores they need to succeed.)


Parent tip

Ask the schools what it’s doing to improve access to advanced classes and help prepare students for college entrance tests.


4-year high school graduation rate
88%
State avg: 82%
Percent of graduates who meet UC/CSU entrance requirements
21%
State avg: 43%
Average SAT score
1337
State avg: 1473
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Equity
3/10
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.

A worrisome sign:

Disadvantaged students at this school may be falling behind other students in the state, and this school may have significant 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? 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
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Students
Studies show that diversity in school leads to long-term benefits for students. Discover why!
Hispanic
60%
Black
13%
White
12%
Asian
2%
Two or more races
2%
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
24 :1
State avg: 22 :1
Percent of teachers with 3 or more years experience
97%
State avg: 91%
% of full time teachers who are certified
100%
State avg: 98%
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Neighborhood
1200 New Stine Road
Bakersfield, CA 93309
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Last modified: July 12, 2017
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