Mira Monte High

Overview

Student Enrollment
2,004
Best High School in California
#920
 Rating 2 out of 10
Grades 9 to 12th grade
School District Kern High
Type Public
 Phone (661)366-1800
 Location 1800 S. Fairfax Rd.
Bakersfield, CA 93307
Charter School No

Mira Monte 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 920th 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 Mira Monte High student body is mostly Hispanic with a small Black population and has very low racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White4.1%82
Black5.2%105
Hispanic88.6%1,775
Asian Pacific1.3%27
Native American Indian0.1%3
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0%0
Two or more races0.6%12

Family Income

vs. other California high schools
Lower 9.2%

81.5% 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, Mira Monte High students are largely low income and rank 1158th in California for high school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
Freshman513
Sophomore560
Junior468
Senior463
Total2,004

Completions

State Standardized Test Performance

Proficient Students
35%
Rank in California
781st
Rating
3 out of 10

Students at Mira Monte High scored an average 35% of students proficient for math and reading as tested by the California Department of Education. Performance is somewhat below the state high school median of 42% proficiency and places the school's test performance in the bottom 37.3% of California high schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls15% to 19%*55% to 59%*
Boys15% to 19%*45% to 49%*

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indiansuppressed*suppressed*
Asian & Pacific Islandersuppressed*suppressed*
Black20% or less*21% to 39%*
Hispanic19%52%
Multiracialsuppressed*suppressed*
White20% or less*60% to 79%*
With Disabilites10% 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
919

The average SAT score for Mira Monte High students in 2016 was 919.

College Admission Test Participation

Upperclassmen taking ACT or SAT
20%
Rank in California
745th
Rating
2 out of 10

184 out of 931 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (20%). College admission testing participation is well below the California median rate of 29% and in the bottom 24% for participation.

AP Course and Test Performance

AP Class Enrollment Rate
10%
AP Pass Rank in California
530th
AP Pass Rate Rating
4 out of 10

Mira Monte High offers 8 AP courses. 10 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 7% percentile and significantly lower than the median AP enrollment rate for all California schools of 21%. Mira Monte High had 163 taking AP exams with a 86 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 41% percentile and slightly below the California state median of 55 percent.

School State
AP Test Pass Rate 53% 55%
Students enrolled in an AP class 10% 21%
AP Math Enrollment Rate 2%
AP Science Enrollment Rate 4%
AP Other Enrollment Rate 8%
AP Courses Offered 8

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate26%14%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate29%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate23%

Police Referral Rate

Group Percent Referrals
All Students0.1%2
Boys0.2%2
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 Students10.3%218
Boys12.9%137
Girls7.6%81

Location

Mira Monte High
1800 S. Fairfax Rd.
Bakersfield, CA
93307
(661)366-1800

3 out of 10 1

District

Kern High
Bakersfield, CA