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    Actis Junior High School, located in southwest Bakersfield, is one of twenty-three schools in the Panama-Buena Vista Union School District. A staff of thirty-five regular classroom teachers and three special education teachers are housed in classrooms and portables on the Actis Junior High School campus. District support personnel for the instructional program include visiting instrumental and vocal music specialists, a physical education specialist, a certificated English Language Development (ELD) program tutor, and a speech therapist. District psychologists, nurses, and curriculum and technology specialists also provide support as needed.

    The socio-economic level of the school community is drawn from a wide variety of economic and ethnic backgrounds. Actis Junior High serves a diverse population: 28% White; 49% Hispanic; 15% Black; 2.5% Asian; 2.4% Filipino and Pacific Islander. In the 2012-2013 school year, the number of students on free and reduced price meals was 67%. English language learners make up 5.9% of our student population.