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Bakersfield City School District

Contact info is sourced from our partners at MDR Education, and DonorsChoose updates our site ahead of each school year.
  • (661) 631-4600
  • 1300 Baker St
  • Bakersfield, CA-4326
  • Website
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About this district

Bakersfield City School District is a public school district in California. They serve 30,932 students across 45 schools, and its teachers have had 2,881 projects funded on DonorsChoose.

  • Schools
    45
  • Students
    30,932
  • Teachers
    1,382

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Bakersfield City School District Demographics

94%
of students receive free or reduced price lunch Data about students' economic need comes from the National Center for Education Statistics, via our partners at MDR Education. Learn more.
Source: the National Center for Education Statistics
87%
of students are Black, Latino, Native American, or Asian Data about school demographics comes from the National Center for Education Statistics, via our partners at MDR Education. The numbers in this chart may not add up to 100% because of limitations in the available data.

Schools in districts that mainly serve students of color receive substantially less state and local support than similar districts that serve primarily White students. Learn more about this gap, why it exists, and how you can help close it.

Bakersfield City School District Funding Data from the NCES School District Finance Survey

Bakersfield City School District had a total revenue of $458.0 million in the 2016-17 school year. 7.9% came from local sources, 81.0% from state sources, and 11.1% from federal sources.

Bakersfield City School District had a per-pupil revenue of $14,807 per pupil in the 2016-17 school year. 7.9% came from local sources, 81.0% from state sources, and 11.1% from federal sources.

Source: National Center for Education Statistics

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Bakersfield City School District Support on DonorsChoose Last updated May 28, 2024

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Bakersfield City School District

$1.6 million
raised using DonorsChoose
2,881
projects funded
820
teachers funded
4,451
donors
141
projects for basic supplies
351
projects for technology
459
projects for books
130
projects for art supplies

Bakersfield City School District has received support from 3,120 individuals from California and 1,331 individuals out-of-state.