North High School

300 Galaxy Ave, Bakersfield, CA 93308 | (661) 399-3351
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 2,195
Not Available

2.5 out of 5 | 2 Reviews
Find Old Friends From North High School

Use the form below to search for alumni from North High School.

First Name:
Last Name:
Graduation Year
Powered by®

School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 300 Galaxy Ave., Bakersfield, CA 93308
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 2,195
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 92.9
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 23.6
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 1,089 (49.6%)
  • Females: 1,106 (50.4%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 187 (8.5%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 1,101 (50.2%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 1,288 (58.7%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
North High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian582.6%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For North High School
  Number Percent
9th Grade60127.4%
10th Grade45720.8%
11th Grade55525.3%
12th Grade58226.5%
Graduates Information (2010)
Graduation Rate
Teacher Education Background (2009)
Percent With Ph.D.
Percent With Master's Degree
Percent With Bachelor's Degree
Teacher Credentials & Experience (2009)
Percent of Teachers With Credentials: 98.0%
Number of Certificated Staff: 114.0
Average Number of Years of Teacher Experience: 9.7
Average Age
Source: CA Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

School Ratings and Reviews

Overall Rating: 2.5

2.5 out of 5 | 2 Reviews
The Overall Rating is the school's average rating from parents, students, school faculty and staff. The highest rating is five apples and the lowest is one apple.

Share Your Review About This School

Rate This School
Suggested Topics for Reviews
  • Principal leadership and staff
  • Overall ranking and student achievement
  • Teacher involvement and guidance
  • Extracurricular activities and sports
  • Classroom, building and playground safety
  • School homework load appropriateness
Enter Your Review Below
Enter Your Email Below
Reviews Containing the Following Will Not Be Accepted
  • Offensive or innappropriate comments, including allegations of criminal behavior
  • Names of individuals (faculty, staff, teachers, or students)
I am a and Accept the Terms of Use

2 reviews for North High School

  • Reviewed by Parent or Guardian on February 15, 2011
  • Rating: 1 (1 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • We bought a house in the North High area because that is where our children wanted to graduate from. WoW what at big mistake, i wish i could take it all back. We will be moving soon and buying another house in another district so our children will be spending their final year of high school somewhere else, along with graduation.
  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on August 23, 2009
  • Rating: 4 (4 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • North is a very good school, my child transferred from Centennial. Dean Hanson was very prejudice not only to my child but to many others forcing many to transfer out. My child is being considered by 5 prestigious academies/colleges this is from hard work and proper guidence from North High. North does have it's problems, same problems all high schools have and in the end it is up to the child to do what is right.

School Map and Similar Schools Nearby

Click to Activate Map of Nearby School Campuses
This School
Similar Schools Nearby
Beardsley Junior High School
7-8 | 361 Students | 1.6 miles away
Not Yet Rated
Bakersfield High School
9-12 | 2,746 Students | 4.1 miles away
Not Yet Rated
Centennial High School
9-12 | 1,858 Students | 4.5 miles away
Not Yet Rated
East Bakersfield High School
9-12 | 2,302 Students | 4.8 miles away
Not Yet Rated
Compton Junior High School
7-8 | 679 Students | 4.8 miles away
Not Yet Rated
Chipman Junior High School
7-8 | 914 Students | 5.3 miles away
Not Yet Rated
Highland High School
9-12 | 1,925 Students | 5.7 miles away

3 out of 5
Fruitvale Junior High School
7-8 | 702 Students | 5.8 miles away
Not Yet Rated
West High School
9-12 | 2,119 Students | 6.1 miles away
Not Yet Rated
O. J. Actis Junior High School
7-8 | 714 Students | 6.9 miles away

5 out of 5

School Community Forum

Join a discussion about North High School and talk to others in the community including students, parents, teachers, and administrators.

Popular Discussion Topics
  • Admissions and Registration Questions (e.g. Dress Code and Discipline Policy)
  • School Calendar and Upcoming Events (e.g. Graduation)
  • After School Programs, Extracurricular Activities, and Athletics (e.g. Football)
  • News and Announcements (e.g. Yearbook and Class Supply List Details)
  • Graduate and Alumni Events (e.g. Organizing Class Reunions)
blog comments powered by Disqus
Nearby Cities
Sponsored Links
K-12 Articles
Bullies... What Are They Good For?
Bullies have been around since the beginning of time. We had to deal with bullies, and our parents...
Public or Private?
Daniel attended private school until sixth grade, when he was diagnosed with Asperger's Syndrome, a...
School Lunches ... Hot or Cold?
First there were four, now there are six, no one knows how many more there may be in the future....