Ridgeview High

Overview

Student Enrollment
2,278
Best High School in California
#696
 Rating 4 out of 10
Grades 9 to 12th grade
School District Kern High
Type Public
 Phone (661)398-3100
 Location 8501 Stine Rd.
Bakersfield, CA 93313
Charter School No

Ridgeview High has an academic rating slightly below the average for California high schools based on its average test performance and low AP course participation. It is ranked 696th in the best public high schools in California.

Racial Demographics

The Ridgeview High student body is primarily Hispanic with a smaller White population and has medium racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White15.3%349
Black8.6%195
Hispanic65.5%1,491
Asian Pacific7.9%180
Native American Indian0.4%8
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0.1%3
Two or more races2.3%52

Family Income

vs. other California high schools
Lower 41.4%

56% 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, Ridgeview High students are largely middle income and rank 747th in California for high school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
Freshman624
Sophomore565
Junior534
Senior555
Total2,278

Completions

State Standardized Test Performance

Proficient Students
44%
Rank in California
560th
Rating
5 out of 10

Students at Ridgeview High scored an average 44% 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 45.9% of California high schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls25% to 29%*60% to 64%*
Boys25% to 29%*55% to 59%*

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indiansuppressed*suppressed*
Asian & Pacific Islander40% to 49%*50% to 59%*
Black11% to 19%*40% to 49%*
Hispanic24%60%
Multiracial50% or more*50% or more*
White35% to 39%*70% to 74%*
With Disabilites20% or less*20% or less*
Limited English20% or less*20% or less*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

College Admission Test Scoring

Average SAT Score
1014

The average SAT score for Ridgeview High students in 2016 was 1014.

College Admission Test Participation

Upperclassmen taking ACT or SAT
19%
Rank in California
757th
Rating
2 out of 10

211 out of 1,089 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
10%
AP Pass Rank in California
385th
AP Pass Rate Rating
5 out of 10

Ridgeview High offers 7 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 10% percentile and significantly lower than the median AP enrollment rate for all California schools of 21%. Ridgeview High had 160 taking AP exams with a 99 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 57% percentile and slightly above the California state median of 55 percent.

School State
AP Test Pass Rate 62% 55%
Students enrolled in an AP class 10% 21%
AP Math Enrollment Rate 6%
AP Science Enrollment Rate 3%
AP Other Enrollment Rate 7%
AP Courses Offered 7

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate18%14%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate20%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate15%

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%8
Boys0.5%6
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 Students9.6%214
Boys10.7%120
Girls8.4%94

Location

Ridgeview High
8501 Stine Rd.
Bakersfield, CA
93313
(661)398-3100

5 out of 10 1

District

Kern High
Bakersfield, CA