Stockdale High


Student Enrollment
Best High School in California
 Rating 8 out of 10
Grades 9 to 12th grade
School District Kern High
Type Public
 Phone (661)665-2800
 Location 2800 Buena Vista Rd.
Bakersfield, CA 93311
Charter School No

Stockdale High has an academic rating well above the average for California high schools based on its high test performance and average AP course participation. It is ranked 230th 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 Stockdale High student body is predominantly Hispanic with a significant White population and has very high racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
Asian Pacific17.2%358
Native American Indian0.7%15
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0.2%4
Two or more races4.4%91

Family Income

vs. other California high schools
Upper 20.2%

22.8% 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, Stockdale High students are largely upper income and rank 257th in California for high school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students


State Standardized Test Performance

Proficient Students
Rank in California
8 out of 10

Students at Stockdale High scored an average 58% of students proficient for math and reading as tested by the California Department of Education. Performance is well above the state high school median of 42% proficiency and places the school's test performance in the top 19.8% of California high schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls40% to 44%*75% to 79%*
Boys40% to 44%*70% to 74%*

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indiansuppressed*suppressed*
Asian & Pacific Islander80% to 84%*90% to 94%*
Black20% to 29%*60% to 69%*
Hispanic25% to 29%*60% to 64%*
Multiracialless than 50%*50% or more*
White40% to 44%*80% to 84%*
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

The average SAT score for Stockdale High students in 2016 was 1153.

College Admission Test Participation

Upperclassmen taking ACT or SAT
Rank in California
7 out of 10

376 out of 961 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (39%). College admission testing participation is somewhat above the California median rate of 29% and in the top 27% for participation.

AP Course and Test Performance

AP Class Enrollment Rate
AP Pass Rank in California
AP Pass Rate Rating

Stockdale High offers 11 AP courses. 24 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 59% percentile and slightly above the median AP enrollment rate for all California schools of 21%. Stockdale High had 390 taking AP exams with a -4 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the -900% percentile and the California state median of -9 percent.

School State
AP Test Pass Rate -1% -9%
Students enrolled in an AP class 24% 21%
AP Math Enrollment Rate 10%
AP Science Enrollment Rate 2%
AP Other Enrollment Rate 21%
AP Courses Offered 11

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate13%14%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate15%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate11%

Police Referral Rate

Group Percent Referrals
All Students0%0
California Median0%

Police Arrest Rate

Group Percent Arrests
All Students0%0

Expulsion Rate

Group Percent Expulsions
All Students0.3%6
California Median0%

In-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students16.5%341
California Median0.3%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students3.1%63


Stockdale High
2800 Buena Vista Rd.
Bakersfield, CA

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Kern High
Bakersfield, CA