Walter Stiern Middle School



Walter Stiern Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Walter Stiern Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 271
7 405
8 359
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Walter Stiern Middle School is a public elementary school located in Bakersfield, CA in the Bakersfield City School District. It enrolls 1,035 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 24.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 1,035
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 24.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 43.01

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Walter Stiern Middle School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 536
(52%)
14,623
(51%)
 Female 499
(48%)
14,216
(49%)

Walter Stiern Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 870
(84%)
22,701
(79%)
 White 78
(8%)
2,767
(10%)
 Black 61
(6%)
2,355
(8%)
 Asian 10
(1%)
354
(1%)
 Two or More 7
(1%)
479
(2%)
 American Indian 5
(0%)
154
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 4
(0%)
29
(0%)

Walter Stiern Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 861
(83%)
23,273
(81%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 93
(9%)
2,005
(7%)
 Not Eligible 81
(8%)
3,561
(12%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Walter Stiern Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (92.2%) is significantly higher than the state average of 60.7%. 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.

Walter Stiern Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1433
2006 1396
2007 1380
2008 1415
2009 1356
2010 1350
2011 1389
2012 1344
2013 1400
2014 1034
2015 1035

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 30.2
2006 29.5
2007 25.7
2008 26.4
2009 25.6
2010 N/A
2011 27.9
2012 26.8
2013 28.3
2014 24.8
2015 24.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.9023028611305
2006 0.89398280802292
2007 0.88695652173913
2008 0.88056537102473
2009 0.93952802359882
2010 0.90888888888889
2011
2012 0.92559523809524
2013 0.90071428571429
2014 0.93230174081238
2015 0.92173913043478

Compare Walter Stiern Middle School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
2,138.2% 21.4:1
 
2,410.0% 24.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 60.7%
 
This School 92.2%
 

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Public 06 - 08 1,035 24.1:1  
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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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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