Kern Valley High
Best High School in California#919
|Rating||2 out of 10|
|Grades||9 to 12th grade|
|School District||Kern High|
|Location||3340 Erskine Creek Rd.
Lake Isabella, CA 93240
Kern Valley High has an academic rating well below the average for California high schools based on its average test performance and low AP course participation. It is ranked 919th in the best public high schools in California.
The Kern Valley High student body is mostly White with a smaller Hispanic population and has low racial diversity.
|Native American Indian||3%||14|
|Hawaiian Pacific Inlander||0.2%||1|
|Two or more races||3.6%||17|
vs. other California high schoolsLower 48%
50.3% 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, Kern Valley High students are largely middle income and rank 662nd in California for high school student family income.
Enrollment by Grade
State Standardized Test Performance
Rank in California733rd
Rating4 out of 10
Students at Kern Valley High scored an average 37% of students proficient for math and reading as tested by the California Department of Education. Performance is slightly below the state high school median of 42% proficiency and places the school's test performance in the bottom 41.8% of California high schools.
Test Proficiency By Gender
|Gender||Math Proficient||Reading Proficient|
|Girls||20% to 29%*||50% to 59%*|
|Boys||20% to 29%*||40% to 49%*|
State Test Proficiency by Subgroup
|Subgroup||Math Proficient||Reading Proficient|
|Asian & Pacific Islander||-||-|
|Hispanic||less than 50%*||50% or more*|
|White||25% to 29%*||45% to 49%*|
|With Disabilites||less than 50%*||less than 50%*|
*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.
College Admission Test Scoring
Average SAT Score1024
The average SAT score for Kern Valley High students in 2016 was 1024.
College Admission Test Participation
Upperclassmen taking ACT or SAT14%
Rank in California860th
Rating1 out of 10
32 out of 222 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (14%). College admission testing participation is well below the California median rate of 29% and in the bottom 12% for participation.
AP Course and Test Performance
AP Class Enrollment Rate1%
AP Pass Rank in California522nd
AP Pass Rate Rating4 out of 10
Kern Valley High offers 1 AP courses. 1 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 0% percentile and significantly lower than the median AP enrollment rate for all California schools of 21%. Kern Valley High had -2 taking AP exams with a 2 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 43% percentile and slightly below the California state median of 55 percent.
|AP Test Pass Rate||-100%||55%|
|Students enrolled in an AP class||1%||21%|
|AP Math Enrollment Rate||1%|
|AP Science Enrollment Rate||-4%|
|AP Other Enrollment Rate||-4%|
|AP Courses Offered||1|
|Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate||36%||14%|
|Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate||37%|
|Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate||35%|
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Kern Valley High
3340 Erskine Creek Rd.
Lake Isabella, CA