Arvin High

Overview

Student Enrollment
2,473
Best High School in California
#955
 Rating 2 out of 10
Grades 9 to 12th grade
School District Kern High
Type Public
 Phone (661)854-5561
 Location 900 Varsity Rd.
Arvin, CA 93203
Charter School No

Arvin High has an academic rating well below the average for California high schools based on its low test performance and low AP course participation. It is ranked 955th in the best public high schools in California.

Data Citation: Unless otherwise noted, all information on this page is retrieved or calculated from data reported to the the U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics Common Core of Data and Civil Rights Data Collection for the 2014/2015 school year.

Racial Demographics

The Arvin High student body is almost exclusively Hispanic with a small White population and has extremely low racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White3%74
Black0.3%8
Hispanic93.7%2,317
Asian Pacific0.3%7
Native American Indian0.1%2
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0%0
Two or more races2.6%65

Family Income

vs. other California high schools
Lower 16.3%

74% percent of the school's students are eligible for free lunch under the National School Lunch Program compared to the California high school median of 48.5%. By this measure, Arvin High students are largely lower income and rank 1067th in California for high school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
Freshman804
Sophomore598
Junior554
Senior517
Total2,473

Completions

State Standardized Test Performance

Proficient Students
32%
Rank in California
887th
Rating
2 out of 10

Students at Arvin High scored an average 32% of students proficient for math and reading as tested by the California Department of Education. Performance is well below the state high school median of 42% proficiency and places the school's test performance in the bottom 29.5% of California high schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls15% to 19%*55% to 59%*
Boys10% to 14%*35% to 39%*

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indiansuppressed*suppressed*
Asian & Pacific Islandersuppressed*suppressed*
Black--
Hispanic16%49%
Multiracialsuppressed*suppressed*
White21% to 39%*40% to 59%*
With Disabilites20% or less*10% or less*
Limited English10% or less*10% or less*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

College Admission Test Scoring

Average SAT Score
955

The average SAT score for Arvin High students in 2016 was 955.

College Admission Test Participation

Upperclassmen taking ACT or SAT
19%
Rank in California
765th
Rating
2 out of 10

204 out of 1,071 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (19%). College admission testing participation is well below the California median rate of 29% and in the bottom 22% for participation.

AP Course and Test Performance

AP Class Enrollment Rate
8%
AP Pass Rank in California
320th
AP Pass Rate Rating
6 out of 10

Arvin High offers 9 AP courses. 8 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 4% percentile and significantly lower than the median AP enrollment rate for all California schools of 21%. Arvin High had 148 taking AP exams with a 98 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 65% percentile and slightly above the California state median of 55 percent.

School State
AP Test Pass Rate 66% 55%
Students enrolled in an AP class 8% 21%
AP Math Enrollment Rate 4%
AP Science Enrollment Rate -1%
AP Other Enrollment Rate 7%
AP Courses Offered 9

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate21%14%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate22%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate20%

Police Referral Rate

Group Percent Referrals
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0
California Median0%

Police Arrest Rate

Group Percent Arrests
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0

Expulsion Rate

Group Percent Expulsions
All Students0.4%10
Boys0.7%8
Girls0.2%2
California Median0%

In-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0
California Median0.3%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students6.9%170
Boys9.7%117
Girls4.4%53

Location

Arvin High
900 Varsity Rd.
Arvin, CA
93203
(661)854-5561

3 out of 10 1

District

Kern High
Bakersfield, CA