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McKinley Elementary School

Preschool | Grades K-8 | Bakersfield City
601 Fourth St
Bakersfield, CA 93304
(661) 631-5370

About This School

McKinley Elementary School is located in Bakersfield, CA and is one of 43 schools in Bakersfield City School District. It is a magnet school that serves 720 students in grades K-8.

Magnet schools are public schools that offer a specialized curriculum or educational philosophy, often with a specific focus or theme. Magnet schools promote student diversity because they are open to students outside the normal school district boundaries and often attract high caliber students through competitive programs. See McKinley Elementary School's test results to learn more about school performance.

A school's Academic Performance Index (API) is a scale that ranges from 200 to 1000 and is calculated from the school's performance in the Standardized Testing and Reporting (STAR) Program. The state has set 800 as the API target for all schools to meet.

McKinley Elementary School had an API growth score of 667 in 2012. California uses the Academic Performance Index (API) to measure annual school performance and year-to-year improvement. McKinley Elementary School's 2012 base score was 676 and the school did not meet its 2012 school-wide growth target.

In 2010, McKinley Elementary School had 16 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. The California average is 24 students per full-time equivalent teacher.

Student Ethnicity (2011)

Students (2011)


Students Per Teacher (2010)

Female/Male (2011)

51% 49%

Subsidized Lunch (2011)


District Spending (2010)

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I think McKinley does a disservice to its students. Students with huge learning problems are being passed without addressing those problems. In a time of "No child left behind" they are ignoring the most needy.

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