At Grimmway Schools, we believe all children can succeed when presented with the right educational opportunities.

Across the Grimmway Schools network, our students—primarily low-income residents of isolated rural areas—are outpacing their state and district peers.

Grimmway Academy Arvin, a California Distinguished School, is a high-performing public charter school serving students from Kindergarten through 8th grade.  


Grimmway Schools is closing the achievement gap for young scholars in Arvin, Ca

School data: 2015 - 2016


STAR Assessment Data

92% of Kindergarteners are ending the year above grade level (65% of Kindergarteners are ELL students)

State Assessments (SBAC) Data

Students that met or exceeded the standard grew from 36% to 46% in English Language Arts

Staff & Parent Satisfaction

100% of staff feel they are aligned with the goals and mission of Grimmway Academy Arvin and are satisfied with their work at the school.

95% of parents believe that Grimmway Academy Arvin is effective at helping their child attain success

95% of parents believe that Grimmway Academy is effective at helping their child attain success and a positive alternative to the traditional public schools in the area


96.7% attendance rate


100% parent participation in all parent/teacher conferences for the 2015-2016 school year

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 Bakersfield, CA 661-432-7880

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We are actively recruiting teachers at both schools for the 2020-21 school year.

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