Golden Valley High School

801 Hosking Ave, Bakersfield, CA 93307 | (661) 827-0800
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 2,759
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5 out of 5 | 2 Reviews
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 801 Hosking Ave., Bakersfield, CA 93307
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 2,759
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 97.4
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 28.3
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 1,357 (49.2%)
  • Females: 1,402 (50.8%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 267 (9.7%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 1,651 (59.8%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 1,918 (69.5%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Golden Valley High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian170.6%
Black2458.9%
Asian833.0%
Hispanic2,12376.9%
White27910.1%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Golden Valley High School
  Number Percent
9th Grade85431.0%
10th Grade56320.4%
11th Grade68524.8%
12th Grade65723.8%
Graduates Information (2010)
Graduation Rate
School:
74.1%
District:
78.6%
State:
78.6%
Teacher Education Background (2009)
Percent With Ph.D.
School:
1.7%
District:
8.8%
Percent With Master's Degree
School:
41.2%
District:
54.4%
Percent With Bachelor's Degree
School:
5.9%
District:
2.9%
Teacher Credentials & Experience (2009)
Percent of Teachers With Credentials: 93.3%
Number of Certificated Staff: 119.0
Average Number of Years of Teacher Experience: 9.2
Average Age
School:
39.4
District:
49.1
Source: CA Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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2 reviews for Golden Valley High School

  • Reviewed by Former Student on November 22, 2010
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • i was in GVHS from 2006 - 2010, its an awesome school. When we moved into a new house i was asked to change school, but i didn't because GVHS is the best. GO BULLDOGS!

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