Palmdale High School

Palmdale High School serves 3,072 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 3072 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 3,072 students
Palmdale High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 131 teachers
Palmdale High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Palmdale High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has decreased from : over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.49 is less than the state average of 1.15. 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 (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
11%
Palmdale High School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
69%
52%
Palmdale High School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
15%
7%
Palmdale High School Black (1988-2012)
White
9%
26%
Palmdale High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Palmdale High School Sch Ethnicity Palmdale High School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.49 1.15
Palmdale High School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
n/a
10%
Palmdale High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2011)
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.
n/a
n/a
Palmdale High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2011)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 25,579 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Antelope Valley Union High School District
Number of Schools
Managed
14
4
Number of Students Managed 25,579 1,595
Antelope Valley Union High School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate n/a n/a
Antelope Valley Union High School District Graduation Rate (2003-2008)
District Total Revenue $229 MM n/a
Antelope Valley Union High School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $242 MM n/a
Antelope Valley Union High School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $8,740 $0
Antelope Valley Union High School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,230 $0
Antelope Valley Union High School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Antelope Valley Learning Academy (0.8 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Cactus Middle School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Desert Rose Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Palmdale Cactus Middle School
    3243 East Ave R8
    Palmdale , CA , 93550
    (661)273-0847
    0.1  mi  |  1142  students  |  Gr.  7-8
  • Palmdale Palmdale Aerospace Academy
    Charter School
    38060 Twentieth St East
    Palmdale , CA , 93550
    (661)273-0847
    Charter School
    0.2  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  n/a
  • Palmdale Desert Rose Elementary School
    37730 27th St East
    Palmdale , CA , 93550
    (661)272-0584
    0.7  mi  |  1167  students  |  Gr.  KG-6
  • Palmdale Antelope Valley Learning Academy
    Charter School
    1601 Palmdale Blvd
    Palmdale , CA , 93550
    (661)952-6028
    Charter School
    0.8  mi  |  262  students  |  Gr.  KG-12
  • Palmdale Tumbleweed Elementary School
    1100 East Ave R4
    Palmdale , CA , 93550
    (661)273-4166
    1  mi  |  1142  students  |  Gr.  KG-6

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Did You Know?
Palmdale, CA public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.54, which is higher than the California average of 0.45. The most diverse school in Palmdale is Los Angeles County Online High School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in California or national school diversity statistics.