Palmdale High School

Palmdale High School serves 2,853 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is lower than the CA average of 25:1.
Minority enrollment is 91% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 75%.
Palmdale High School operates within the Antelope Valley Union High School District.

School Overview

The student population of 2853 students has declined by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 125 teachers has declined by 18% over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,853 students
Palmdale High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Palmdale High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 125 teachers
Palmdale High School Total Teachers (1989-2014)
Students by Grade Palmdale High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has decreased from 25:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.46 is more than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 23:1 25:1
Palmdale High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
American Indian
1%
1%
Palmdale High School American Indian Students (1990-2014)
Asian
1%
11%
Palmdale High School Asian Students (1990-2014)
Hispanic
71%
53%
Palmdale High School Black Students (1990-2014)
Black
17%
6%
Palmdale High School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
9%
25%
Palmdale High School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
1%
3%
Palmdale High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.46 0.42
Palmdale High School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
61%
49%
Palmdale High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1993-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
10%
9%
Palmdale High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

Antelope Valley Union High School District's student population of 24,468 students has decreased by 6% over five years.
The revenue/student of $8,450 in this district is less than the state average of $10,238. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $9,089 is less than the state average of $10,739. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Antelope Valley Union High School District
Number of Schools
Managed
15
4
Number of Students Managed 24,468 1,757
Antelope Valley Union High School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate n/a 83%
Antelope Valley Union High School District Graduation Rate (2003-2008)
District Total Revenue $222 MM $17 MM
Antelope Valley Union High School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $239 MM $18 MM
Antelope Valley Union High School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $8,450 $10,238
Antelope Valley Union High School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $9,089 $10,739
Antelope Valley Union High School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Palmdale Aerospace Academy (0.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Cactus Middle School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Palmdale Aerospace Academy (0.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • PalmdaleCactus Middle School
    Grades: 7-8 | 916 students
    0.1 miles
    3243 East Ave R8
    PalmdaleCA 93550
    (661)273-0847
    0.17-8916
  • PalmdalePalmdale Aerospace AcademyCharter School
    Grades: KG-12 | 729 students
    0.2 miles
    38060 20th St East
    PalmdaleCA 93550
    (661)273-3680
    0.2KG-12729
  • PalmdaleDesert Rose Elementary School
    Grades: KG-6 | 1220 students
    0.7 miles
    37730 27th St East
    PalmdaleCA 93550
    (661)272-0584
    0.7KG-61220
  • PalmdaleAntelope Valley Learning AcademyCharter School
    Grades: KG-12 | 1030 students
    0.8 miles
    1601 Palmdale Blvd
    PalmdaleCA 93550
    (661)952-6028
    0.8KG-121030
  • PalmdalePhoenix High Community DayAlternative School
    Grades: 9-12 | 113 students
    1 miles
    2270 East Ave Q
    PalmdaleCA 93550
    (661)274-4619
    19-12113

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