State of Crisis: Dismantling Student Homelessness in California

Note: Below is 2017-18 School Year Data (See 2018-19 data here)

Kern County Kern County

Enrollment

TOTAL STUDENT ENROLLMENT
189,949

HOMELESS STUDENT ENROLLMENT
3,534 (1.86%)

Student Enrollment by Race

Homeless Student Enrollment by Race

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Suspension

In 2017-18, 8,321 students in Kern County were suspended, a rate of 4.17%.

TOTAL SUSPENDED STUDENTS
8,321

SUSPENDED HOMELESS STUDENTS
218 (2.62%)

Suspended Students by Race

Homeless Suspended Students by Race

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Chronic Absenteeism

In 2017-18, 24,042 students in Kern County were chronically absent, a rate of 48.99%.

TOTAL CHRONIC ABSENTEE STUDENTS
24,042

CHRONIC ABSENTEE HOMELESS STUDENTS
1,310 (5.45%)

Chronic Absentee Students by Race

Chronic Absentee Homeless Students by Race

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Graduation

In 2017-18, 12,023 students in Kern County graduated with a diploma, a rate of 85.78%.

TOTAL GRADUATED STUDENTS
12,023

GRADUATED HOMELESS STUDENTS
755 (6.28%)

HOMELESS STUDENT GRADUATION RATE
76.19%

Graduated Students by Race

Graduated Homeless Students by Race

Graduated UC/CSU Ready

In 2017-18, 4,438 students in Kern County who graduated met University of California/California State University requirements, a rate of 36.91%.

TOTAL STUDENTS GRADUATED UC/CSU READY
4,438

HOMELESS STUDENTS GRADUATED UC/CSU READY
198 (4.46%)

HOMELESS STUDENT GRADUATE UC/CSU READINESS RATE
26.23%

Students Graduated UC/CSU Ready by Race

Homeless Students Graduated UC/CSU Ready by Race

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