Kern County Community



Kern County Community Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Kern County Community Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 1
3 6
4 5
5 13
6 10
7 36
8 62
9 95
10 321
11 330
12 529

Kern County Community is a public elementary school located in Bakersfield, CA in the Kern County Office of Education School District. It enrolls 1,408 students in grades 1st through 12th. Kern County Community is the 35th largest public school in California and the 203rd largest nationally. It has 19.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 1,408
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 73.6
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 203rd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 35th out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 737th out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 26th out of 6,159

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Kern County Community Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 960
(68%)
2,768
(61%)
 Female 448
(32%)
1,784
(39%)

Kern County Community Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 891
(63%)
2,580
(57%)
 White 294
(21%)
1,451
(32%)
 Black 196
(14%)
345
(8%)
 Asian 13
(1%)
96
(2%)
 American Indian 6
(0%)
40
(1%)
 Two or More 5
(0%)
33
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 3
(0%)
7
(0%)

Kern County Community Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 1,189
(84%)
2,464
(54%)
 Not Eligible 131
(9%)
1,874
(41%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 88
(6%)
214
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Kern County Community is ranked 7th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Kern County Community students on free and reduced lunch assistance (90.7%) is significantly higher than the state average of 58.5%. 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.

Kern County Community Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1284
2006 1478
2007 1571
2008 1636
2009 1567
2010 1718
2011 1456
2012 1408

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.2
2006 18.4
2007 16.3
2008 18.5
2009 16.5
2010 N/A
2011 16.6
2012 19.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.37694704049844
2006 0.54397834912043
2007 0.35837046467218
2008 0.29278728606357
2009 0.78813018506701
2010 0.69615832363213
2011 0.19574175824176
2012 0.90696022727273

Compare Kern County Community to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,910.0% 19.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 
This School 90.7%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Kern County Community
Bakersfield, CA
Public KG - 12 1,408 19.1:1  
William Penn Elementary
Bakersfield, CA
Public KG - 05 282 18.6:1 1 miles
Kern County Special Education
Bakersfield, CA
Public KG - 12 544 7.2:1 1 miles
Franklin Elementary
Bakersfield, CA
Public KG - 06 457 21.5:1 1 miles
Agapeland Christian Academy
Bakersfield, CA
Private PK - 02 66 11:1 1 miles
Downtown Elementary
Bakersfield, CA
Public KG - 08 310 21.8:1 1 miles
Kern County Juvenile Court
Bakersfield, CA
Public KG - 12 382 15.3:1 1 miles
Our Lady of Guadalupe School
Bakersfield, CA
Private PK - 08 139 12:1 2 miles
Bethel Apostolic Academy
Bakersfield, CA
Private KG - 08 53 9:1 2 miles
Our Lady of Perpetual Help School
Bakersfield, CA
Private PK - 08 367 17:1 2 miles
St Francis Parish School
Bakersfield, CA
Private PK - 08 594 20:1 2 miles
High Schools Elementary Schools

Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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