Average Teacher Salary in Bakersfield City School District

The average teacher salary in Bakersfield City School District is $54,177.

Grade Level Average 10th percentile 25th percentile Median 75th percentile 90th percentile
Pre-school $27,725 $18,699 $20,291 $24,535 $32,262 $42,715
Kindergarten $59,207 $37,587 $45,899 $57,760 $72,074 $83,819
Elementary $60,915 $37,666 $47,848 $60,127 $73,906 $86,006
Middle school $59,617 $36,529 $44,305 $55,876 $73,463 $88,716
High school $63,423 $39,727 $48,385 $62,360 $78,325 $90,925

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General Facts

  • Staff: 2,622
  • Full time teachers: 1,366
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 19 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 294
  • Instructional Coordinators: 20
  • Elementary Teachers: 1,215
  • Kindergarten Teachers: 151
  • Pre-K Teachers: not available
  • High School Teachers: 0
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 26,316

Information on Schools within Bakersfield City School District

Elementary Schools within the Bakersfield City School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Bessie E. Owens Intermediate
815 Eureka St
Bakersfield, CA 93305
661-631-5950
  • Total: 459
  • 3rd grade: 1
  • 4th grade: 151
  • 5th grade: 161
  • 6th grade: 139
  • 7th grade: 6
  • 8th grade: 1
18 to 1 25 4th Grade 6th Grade
Bessie E. Owens Primary
815 Potomac Ave
Bakersfield, CA 93307
661-631-5420
  • Total: 619
  • Kindergarten: 141
  • 1st grade: 145
  • 2nd grade: 151
  • 3rd grade: 182
17 to 1 37 Kindergarten 3rd Grade
Caroline Harris Elementary
4110 Garnsey Ln
Bakersfield, CA 93309
661-631-5310
  • Total: 382
  • Kindergarten: 69
  • 1st grade: 60
  • 2nd grade: 47
  • 3rd grade: 73
  • 4th grade: 68
  • 5th grade: 65
18 to 1 21 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Casa Loma Elementary
525 East Casa Loma Dr
Bakersfield, CA 93307
661-631-5200
  • Total: 787
  • Kindergarten: 134
  • 1st grade: 151
  • 2nd grade: 158
  • 3rd grade: 125
  • 4th grade: 107
  • 5th grade: 112
21 to 1 37 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Cesar E. Chavez Elementary
500 Tuolumne St
Parlier, CA 93648
559-646-3595
  • Total: 506
  • Kindergarten: 73
  • 1st grade: 117
  • 2nd grade: 120
  • 3rd grade: 100
  • 4th grade: 87
  • 5th grade: 95
28 to 1 18 Kindergarten 6th Grade
College Heights Elementary
2551 Sunny Ln
Bakersfield, CA 93305
661-631-5220
  • Total: 870
  • Kindergarten: 112
  • 1st grade: 120
  • 2nd grade: 148
  • 3rd grade: 134
  • 4th grade: 112
  • 5th grade: 109
  • 6th grade: 135
19 to 1 46 Kindergarten 6th Grade
Colonel Howard Nichols Elementary
3401 Renegade Ave
Bakersfield, CA 93306
661-631-5400
  • Total: 629
  • Kindergarten: 86
  • 1st grade: 87
  • 2nd grade: 77
  • 3rd grade: 94
  • 4th grade: 87
  • 5th grade: 91
  • 6th grade: 107
22 to 1 29 Kindergarten 6th Grade
Downtown Elementary
2021 M St
Bakersfield, CA 93301
661-631-5920
  • Total: 305
  • Kindergarten: 40
  • 1st grade: 40
  • 2nd grade: 39
  • 3rd grade: 39
  • 4th grade: 32
  • 5th grade: 35
  • 6th grade: 31
  • 7th grade: 34
  • 8th grade: 15
21 to 1 15 Kindergarten 8th Grade
Dr. Juliet Thorner Elementary
5501 Thorner St
Bakersfield, CA 93306
661-631-5490
  • Total: 847
  • Kindergarten: 123
  • 1st grade: 128
  • 2nd grade: 112
  • 3rd grade: 126
  • 4th grade: 124
  • 5th grade: 119
  • 6th grade: 115
21 to 1 41 Kindergarten 6th Grade
Evergreen Elementary
2600 Rose Marie Dr
Bakersfield, CA 93304
661-631-5930
  • Total: 539
  • Kindergarten: 59
  • 1st grade: 79
  • 2nd grade: 99
  • 3rd grade: 107
  • 4th grade: 122
  • 5th grade: 140
17 to 1 32 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Frank West Elementary
2400 Benton St
Bakersfield, CA 93304
661-631-5830
  • Total: 607
  • Kindergarten: 117
  • 1st grade: 101
  • 2nd grade: 96
  • 3rd grade: 93
  • 4th grade: 97
  • 5th grade: 103
21 to 1 29 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Franklin Elementary
915 Foothill Blvd
Oakland, CA 94606
510-879-1160
  • Total: 708
  • Kindergarten: 38
  • 1st grade: 41
  • 2nd grade: 42
  • 3rd grade: 44
  • 4th grade: 46
  • 5th grade: 56
  • 6th grade: 59
  • 7th grade: 59
  • 8th grade: 90
17 to 1 43 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Fremont Elementary
607 Texas St
Bakersfield, CA 93307
661-631-5280
  • Total: 914
  • Kindergarten: 72
  • 1st grade: 101
  • 2nd grade: 100
  • 3rd grade: 97
  • 4th grade: 89
  • 5th grade: 87
  • 6th grade: 80
21 to 1 44 Kindergarten 6th Grade
Harding Elementary
7230 Fairmont Ave
El Cerrito, CA 94530
510-231-1413
  • Total: 327
  • Kindergarten: 52
  • 1st grade: 43
  • 2nd grade: 59
  • 3rd grade: 39
  • 4th grade: 49
  • 5th grade: 52
  • 6th grade: 33
16 to 1 20 Kindergarten 6th Grade
Henry Eissler Elementary
2901 Eissler St
Bakersfield, CA 93306
661-631-5250
  • Total: 597
  • Kindergarten: 90
  • 1st grade: 83
  • 2nd grade: 94
  • 3rd grade: 85
  • 4th grade: 77
  • 5th grade: 89
  • 6th grade: 79
19 to 1 32 Kindergarten 6th Grade
Horace Mann Elementary
5222 Ygnacio Ave
Oakland, CA 94601
510-879-1360
  • Total: 339
  • Kindergarten: 53
  • 1st grade: 42
  • 2nd grade: 61
  • 3rd grade: 68
  • 4th grade: 56
  • 5th grade: 75
  • 6th grade: 85
  • 7th grade: 90
  • 8th grade: 109
17 to 1 20 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Hort Elementary
2301 Park Dr
Bakersfield, CA 93306
661-631-5330
  • Total: 689
  • Kindergarten: 104
  • 1st grade: 121
  • 2nd grade: 124
  • 3rd grade: 110
  • 4th grade: 115
  • 5th grade: 115
19 to 1 36 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Jefferson Elementary
1400 Ada St
Berkeley, CA 94702
510-644-6298
  • Total: 280
19 to 1 15 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Leo G. Pauly Elementary
313 Placeanz Rd
Bakersfield, CA 93304
661-631-5430
  • Total: 656
  • Kindergarten: 120
  • 1st grade: 105
  • 2nd grade: 103
  • 3rd grade: 119
  • 4th grade: 111
  • 5th grade: 98
21 to 1 32 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Longfellow Elementary
1900 Stockton St
Bakersfield, CA 93305
661-631-5350
  • Total: 712
  • Kindergarten: 93
  • 1st grade: 90
  • 2nd grade: 112
  • 3rd grade: 113
  • 4th grade: 114
  • 5th grade: 128
20 to 1 35 Kindergarten 6th Grade
Mckinley Elementary
2150 East 14th St
San Leandro, CA 94577
510-667-3582
  • Total: 496
  • Kindergarten: 41
  • 1st grade: 38
  • 2nd grade: 37
  • 3rd grade: 32
  • 4th grade: 45
  • 5th grade: 27
  • 6th grade: 22
20 to 1 25 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Mt. Vernon Elementary
2161 Potomac Ave
Bakersfield, CA 93307
661-631-5380
  • Total: 788
  • Kindergarten: 83
  • 1st grade: 64
  • 2nd grade: 79
  • 3rd grade: 50
  • 4th grade: 70
  • 5th grade: 68
17 to 1 48 Kindergarten 6th Grade
Munsey Elementary
3801 Brave Ave
Bakersfield, CA 93309
661-631-5390
  • Total: 593
  • Kindergarten: 93
  • 1st grade: 106
  • 2nd grade: 98
  • 3rd grade: 95
  • 4th grade: 108
  • 5th grade: 93
18 to 1 33 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Myra A. Noble Elementary
1015 Noble Ave
Bakersfield, CA 93305
661-631-5410
  • Total: 811
  • Kindergarten: 170
  • 1st grade: 125
  • 2nd grade: 128
  • 3rd grade: 125
  • 4th grade: 131
  • 5th grade: 132
19 to 1 43 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Pioneer Drive Elementary
4404 Pioneer Dr
Bakersfield, CA 93306
661-631-5450
  • Total: 656
  • Kindergarten: 109
  • 1st grade: 87
  • 2nd grade: 95
  • 3rd grade: 99
  • 4th grade: 93
  • 5th grade: 94
  • 6th grade: 79
19 to 1 34 Kindergarten 6th Grade
Ramon Garza Elementary
2901 Center St
Bakersfield, CA 93306
661-631-5290
  • Total: 857
  • Kindergarten: 137
  • 1st grade: 165
  • 2nd grade: 132
  • 3rd grade: 145
  • 4th grade: 126
  • 5th grade: 152
21 to 1 40 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Roosevelt Elementary
951 Dowling Blvd
San Leandro, CA 94577
510-667-3584
  • Total: 501
  • 2nd grade: 3
  • 3rd grade: 1
  • 4th grade: 240
  • 5th grade: 232
19 to 1 26 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Stella I. Hills Elementary
3800 Jewett Ave
Bakersfield, CA 93301
661-631-5320
  • Total: 561
  • Kindergarten: 98
  • 1st grade: 110
  • 2nd grade: 89
  • 3rd grade: 102
  • 4th grade: 71
  • 5th grade: 91
17 to 1 33 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Voorhies Elementary
6001 Pioneer Dr
Bakersfield, CA 93306
661-631-5800
  • Total: 765
  • Kindergarten: 117
  • 1st grade: 112
  • 2nd grade: 91
  • 3rd grade: 127
  • 4th grade: 110
  • 5th grade: 111
  • 6th grade: 97
20 to 1 38 Kindergarten 6th Grade
Wayside Elementary
1000 Ming Ave
Bakersfield, CA 93307
661-631-5820
  • Total: 698
  • Kindergarten: 129
  • 1st grade: 129
  • 2nd grade: 117
  • 3rd grade: 107
  • 4th grade: 130
  • 5th grade: 86
19 to 1 36 Kindergarten 5th Grade
William Penn Elementary
2201 San Emidio St
Bakersfield, CA 93304
661-631-5440
  • Total: 267
  • Kindergarten: 46
  • 1st grade: 50
  • 2nd grade: 56
  • 3rd grade: 41
  • 4th grade: 38
  • 5th grade: 36
19 to 1 14 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Williams Elementary
1201 Williams St
Bakersfield, CA 93305
661-631-5840
  • Total: 520
  • Kindergarten: 56
  • 1st grade: 60
  • 2nd grade: 65
  • 3rd grade: 54
  • 4th grade: 60
  • 5th grade: 61
22 to 1 24 Kindergarten 5th Grade

Middle Schools within the Bakersfield City School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Chipman Junior High
2905 Eissler St
Bakersfield, CA 93306
661-631-5210
  • Total: 915
  • 7th grade: 465
  • 8th grade: 450
25 to 1 37 7th Grade 8th Grade
Compton Junior High
3211 Pico Ave
Bakersfield, CA 93306
661-631-5230
  • Total: 733
  • 7th grade: 355
  • 8th grade: 378
27 to 1 27 7th Grade 8th Grade
Curran Middle
1116 Lymric Way
Bakersfield, CA 93309
661-631-5240
  • Total: 894
  • 6th grade: 301
  • 7th grade: 296
  • 8th grade: 297
23 to 1 39 6th Grade 8th Grade
Downtown Elementary
2021 M St
Bakersfield, CA 93301
661-631-5920
  • Total: 305
  • Kindergarten: 40
  • 1st grade: 40
  • 2nd grade: 39
  • 3rd grade: 39
  • 4th grade: 32
  • 5th grade: 35
  • 6th grade: 31
  • 7th grade: 34
  • 8th grade: 15
21 to 1 15 Kindergarten 8th Grade
Emerson Middle
801 Fourth St
Bakersfield, CA 93304
661-631-5260
  • Total: 805
  • 6th grade: 191
  • 7th grade: 271
  • 8th grade: 280
21 to 1 38 6th Grade 8th Grade
Sequoia Middle
265 Boyd Rd
Pleasant Hill, CA 94523
925-934-8174
  • Total: 835
  • 7th grade: 258
  • 8th grade: 271
27 to 1 31 6th Grade 8th Grade
Sierra Middle
3017 Center St
Bakersfield, CA 93306
661-631-5470
  • Total: 806
  • 7th grade: 296
  • 8th grade: 272
24 to 1 34 6th Grade 8th Grade
Walter Stiern Middle
2551 Morning Dr
Bakersfield, CA 93306
661-631-5480
  • Total: 1,415
  • 6th grade: 396
  • 7th grade: 484
  • 8th grade: 535
26 to 1 54 6th Grade 8th Grade
Washington Middle
1101 Noble Ave
Bakersfield, CA 93305
661-631-5810
  • Total: 585
  • 7th grade: 526
  • 8th grade: 502
22 to 1 27 6th Grade 8th Grade

Other Schools within the Bakersfield City School District (Alternative, Special Education)

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Rafer Johnson Community Day
1001 10th St
Bakersfield, CA 93306
661-631-5445
  • Total: 43
  • 6th grade: 4
  • 7th grade: 13
  • 8th grade: 26
13 to 1 3 6th Grade 8th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $13,090
  • Median family income: $30,464
  • Median male income: $19,134
  • Median female income: $12,885
  • Median income of a renter: $20,052
  • Median income of a home owner: $38,975
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    16,345 7,915 6,370 5,725 2,825

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