Best High School in California#535
|Rating||5 out of 10|
|Grades||9 to 12th grade|
|School District||Kern High|
|Location||6401 Allen Rd.
Bakersfield, CA 93314
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.
The Frontier High student body is mainly White with a significant Hispanic population and has high racial diversity.
|Native American Indian||0.7%||16|
|Hawaiian Pacific Inlander||0.3%||7|
|Two or more races||2.8%||65|
vs. other California high schoolsUpper 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
State Standardized Test Performance
Rank in California502nd
Rating5 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|
|Girls||25% to 29%*||65% to 69%*|
|Boys||25% to 29%*||60% to 64%*|
State Test Proficiency by Subgroup
|Subgroup||Math Proficient||Reading Proficient|
|American Indian||less than 50%*||suppressed*|
|Asian & Pacific Islander||50% to 59%*||80% to 89%*|
|Black||less than 50%*||50% or more*|
|Hispanic||15% to 19%*||50% to 54%*|
|Multiracial||less than 50%*||50% or more*|
|White||30% to 34%*||65% to 69%*|
|With Disabilites||20% or less*||20% or less*|
*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.
College Admission Test Scoring
Average SAT Score1097
The average SAT score for Frontier High students in 2016 was 1097.
College Admission Test Participation
Upperclassmen taking ACT or SAT23%
Rank in California670th
Rating3 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 Rate17%
AP Pass Rank in California290th
AP Pass Rate Rating6 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.
|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|
|Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate||16%||14%|
|Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate||17%|
|Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate||14%|
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6401 Allen Rd.