Best Public Schools in Shafter, CA


The city of Shafter, California is home to 8 schools, including 5 elementary schools, 1 middle school, 2 high schools, and no alternative schools. The schools in this area serve a predominantly Hispanic student population, with varying levels of academic performance and socioeconomic challenges.

Two schools stand out in the data: Grow Academy Shafter, a public charter elementary/middle school with strong test scores, and Maple Elementary, a public elementary/middle school with the highest overall performance on standardized tests in the district. In contrast, Redwood Elementary and Richland Junior High have some of the lowest proficiency rates in the area.

Chronic absenteeism is a significant issue, particularly at the secondary level, with rates ranging from 7.4% at Maple Elementary to 62.4% at Central Valley High (Continuation). Additionally, the Kern High district's continuation school, Central Valley High, has a low graduation rate of 55.0% and a high dropout rate of 22.5%, indicating a need for additional support and resources for at-risk students.

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SchoolDigger data sources: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Census Bureau and the California Department of Education.

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