GOLDEN VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL

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801 HOSKING AVE
BAKERSFIELD, CA 93307
School Information
  • School Rating: 3
  • Educational Climate: Low
  • Technology Measure: Medium
  • Type: Public
  • Grades: 9th Grade - 12th Grade
  • District: Kern Union High School District
  • Students/Teacher: 22:1
  • Students/Grade: 602.5
  • Number Students: 2410
  • Number Teachers: 120
  • Instructional Expense/Pupil: 5131
  • Poverty Level: 16 - 29.9 PERCENT
  • Number Computers: 150
  • Principal: Mr Paul Helman
  • CHARTER SCHOOL
  • GIFTED AND TALENTED PROGRAMS
  • ESL
  • SPECIAL EDUCATION
  • ADVANCED PLACEMENT
  • BEFORE AND AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAMS
  • ALTERNATIVE PROGRAMS
  • YEAR ROUND CLASSES
  • VOC-TECH
  • ADULT EDUCATION
  • NCLB SCHOOL
  • BLUE RIBBON SCHOOL
  • AYP SCHOOL
  • INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE
  • MAGNET SCHOOL
School Ratings & Reviews

School Ratings (6035 ratings)
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    School Reviews (148 Reviews)
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    Topic: Student Culture & Diversity | Rating:
    Posted 2016-09-01
    "There are students from varied cultural backgrounds.They get along really well.There are barely any fights on the campus. Classrooms are peaceful and working in groups is fun.The teachers are strictly against bullying and encourage students to help and support each other. Overall, the students get along really well and there is no discrimination based on ethnicity or race."
    Topic: Academics | Rating:
    Posted 2016-09-01
    "Golden Valley offers tons of AP and Honors classes for students to choose from. Electives like psychology/ sociology, Med Term, keyboarding, health, etc. are offered. Teachers are extremely helpful and try to help their students in every way they can to make sure that the students have a successful school career. The homework for AP and Honors classes is not overwhelming and is manageable. Teachers keep the students updated on information about topics like school activities, college applications, and scholarships."
    Topic: Overall Experience | Rating:
    Posted 2016-08-01
    "Personally, I have found it hard to make friends at this school. There is a cultural and intellectual barrier between most of the other students and me. If it wasn't for the color guard team, I would've probably suffered from depression. In my junior year, I am captain, and I use the highest form of equipment. The classes aren't especially difficult, but I have met healthy challenges accademically. However, most of the student body struggles accademically. They don't receive much support from anyone in their home life. I, being the only child of a vice principle, do not fit in. Despite my social dilemma, I would still choose my school again. I'm leading the team of my favorite activity in the world, and I am exactly where I want to be accademically."
    Topic: Overall Experience | Rating:
    Posted 2016-08-01
    "It has made my experience unforgettable. I really felt apart of the campus, I made a lot of friends and was able to get involve. I was able to represent my school in a state-wide leadership program as well."
    Topic: Teachers | Rating:
    Posted 2016-08-01
    "The teachers are welcoming and more supportive than at my other high school."
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