Frontier High

Overview

Student Enrollment
2,324
Best High School in California
#535
 Rating 5 out of 10
Grades 9 to 12th grade
School District Kern High
Type Public
 Phone (661)829-1107
 Location 6401 Allen Rd.
Bakersfield, CA 93314
Charter School No

Frontier High has an academic rating slightly above the average for California high schools based on its average test performance and low AP course participation. It is ranked 535th in the best public high schools in California.

Racial Demographics

The Frontier High student body is mainly White with a significant Hispanic population and has high racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White55.2%1,283
Black2.2%52
Hispanic32.9%765
Asian Pacific5.9%136
Native American Indian0.7%16
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0.3%7
Two or more races2.8%65

Family Income

vs. other California high schools
Upper 14.6%

17.3% 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, Frontier High students are largely upper income and rank 185th in California for high school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
Freshman616
Sophomore566
Junior580
Senior562
Total2,324

Completions

State Standardized Test Performance

Proficient Students
45%
Rank in California
502nd
Rating
5 out of 10

Students at Frontier High scored an average 45% of students proficient for math and reading as tested by the California Department of Education. Performance is slightly above the state high school median of 42% proficiency and places the school's test performance in the top 41.6% of California high schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls25% to 29%*65% to 69%*
Boys25% to 29%*60% to 64%*

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indianless than 50%*suppressed*
Asian & Pacific Islander50% to 59%*80% to 89%*
Blackless than 50%*50% or more*
Hispanic15% to 19%*50% to 54%*
Multiracialless than 50%*50% or more*
White30% to 34%*65% to 69%*
With Disabilites20% or less*20% or less*
Limited Englishsuppressed*suppressed*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

College Admission Test Scoring

Average SAT Score
1097

The average SAT score for Frontier High students in 2016 was 1097.

College Admission Test Participation

Upperclassmen taking ACT or SAT
23%
Rank in California
670th
Rating
3 out of 10

264 out of 1,142 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (23%). College admission testing participation is somewhat below the California median rate of 29% and in the bottom 31% for participation.

AP Course and Test Performance

AP Class Enrollment Rate
17%
AP Pass Rank in California
290th
AP Pass Rate Rating
6 out of 10

Frontier High offers 9 AP courses. 17 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 31% percentile and somewhat below the median AP enrollment rate for all California schools of 21%. Frontier High had 298 taking AP exams with a 208 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 68% percentile and somewhat above the California state median of 55 percent.

School State
AP Test Pass Rate 70% 55%
Students enrolled in an AP class 17% 21%
AP Math Enrollment Rate 3%
AP Science Enrollment Rate -1%
AP Other Enrollment Rate 16%
AP Courses Offered 9

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate16%14%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate17%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate14%

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%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0
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 Students5.5%126
Boys6.6%79
Girls3.9%47

Location

Frontier High
6401 Allen Rd.
Bakersfield, CA
93314
(661)829-1107

6 out of 10 1

District

Kern High
Bakersfield, CA