Yucca Valley High School

Yucca Valley High School serves 1,465 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is higher than the CA average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 39% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 74%.
Yucca Valley High School operates within the Morongo Unified School District.

Overview

The student population of 1465 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,465 students
Yucca Valley High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 59 teachers
Yucca Valley High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Yucca Valley High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 has decreased from : over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.55 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 25:1 22:1
Yucca Valley High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
11%
Yucca Valley High School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
28%
52%
Yucca Valley High School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
3%
7%
Yucca Valley High School Black (1988-2012)
White
61%
26%
Yucca Valley High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Yucca Valley High School Sch Ethnicity Yucca Valley 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.
0.55 1.15
Yucca Valley 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%
Yucca Valley 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
Yucca Valley High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2011)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 9,071 students has decreased by 6% over five years.
School District Name Morongo Unified School District
Number of Schools
Managed
18
4
Number of Students Managed 9,071 1,595
Morongo Unified School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate n/a n/a
Morongo Unified School District Graduation Rate (2003-2008)
District Total Revenue $93 MM n/a
Morongo Unified School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $92 MM n/a
Morongo Unified School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,594 $0
Morongo Unified School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,477 $0
Morongo Unified 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 Hope Academy Charter (1.4 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Hope Academy Charter (1.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Yucca Valley Elementary School (1.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Yucca Valley Hope Academy Charter
    Charter School
    57725 29 Palms Hwy
    Yucca Valley , CA , 92284
    (760)220-4375
    Charter School
    1.4  mi  |  236  students  |  Gr.  KG-12
  • Yucca Valley Yucca Valley Elementary School
    7601 Hopi Trail
    Yucca Valley , CA , 92284
    (760)365-3381
    1.6  mi  |  553  students  |  Gr.  KG-6
  • Yucca Valley Onaga Elementary School
    58001 Onaga
    Yucca Valley , CA , 92284
    (760)369-6333
    1.8  mi  |  739  students  |  Gr.  KG-6
  • Yucca Valley Sky Alternative/continuation High School
    Alternative School
    59273 Sunnyslope
    Yucca Valley , CA , 92284
    (760)365-5922
    Alternative School
    3  mi  |  97  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Yucca Valley La Contenta Junior High School
    7050 La Contenta Rd
    Yucca Valley , CA , 92284
    (760)228-1802
    3.1  mi  |  749  students  |  Gr.  7-8

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Did You Know?
San Bernardino County, 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 0.55, which is lower than the California average of 1.15. The most diverse school district in San Bernardino County is Adelanto Elementary School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in California or national school diversity statistics.