Palmdale High School

Palmdale High School serves 2,897 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the CA average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 91% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 74%.
Palmdale High School operates within the Antelope Valley Union High School District.

Overview

The student population of 2897 students has declined by 11% over five years.
The teacher population of 126 teachers has declined by 5% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,897 students
Palmdale High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 126 teachers
Palmdale High School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
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 0.45 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 22:1
Palmdale High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Asian
1%
11%
Palmdale High School Asian Students (1988-2013)
Hispanic
72%
52%
Palmdale High School Black Students (1988-2013)
Black
17%
7%
Palmdale High School Black Students (1988-2013)
White
9%
26%
Palmdale High School White Students (1988-2013)
Two or more races
1%
3%
Palmdale High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Palmdale High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown CA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.45 0.42
Palmdale High School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
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%
48%
Palmdale High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2013)
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.
9%
8%
Palmdale High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 25,536 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $8,740 is less than the state average of $11,099. The district revenue/student has grown by 13% over four years.
The district spending/student of $9,230 is less than the state average of $10,975. 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 25,536 1,667
Antelope Valley Union High School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate n/a% n/a
Antelope Valley Union High School District Graduation Rate (2003-2008)
District Total Revenue $229 MM $19 MM
Antelope Valley Union High School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $242 MM $18 MM
Antelope Valley Union High School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $8,740 $11,099
Antelope Valley Union High School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,230 $10,975
Antelope Valley Union High School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby 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
    3243 East Ave R8
    PalmdaleCA 93550
    (661)273-0847
    0.1 mi | Gr. 7-8 | 1045 students                      
  • PalmdalePalmdale Aerospace Academy
    Charter School
    38060 20th St East
    PalmdaleCA 93550
    (661)273-3680
    Charter School

    0.2 mi | Gr. KG-12 | 531 students                      
  • PalmdaleDesert Rose Elementary School
    37730 27th St East
    PalmdaleCA 93550
    (661)272-0584
    0.7 mi | Gr. KG-6 | 1168 students                      
  • PalmdaleAntelope Valley Lrn Academy
    Charter School
    1601 Palmdale Blvd
    PalmdaleCA 93550
    (661)952-6028
    Charter School

    0.8 mi | Gr. KG-12 | 846 students                      
  • PalmdaleTumbleweed Elementary School
    1100 East Ave R4
    PalmdaleCA 93550
    (661)273-4166
    1 mi | Gr. KG-6 | 1172 students                      

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