Amargosa Creek Middle School

44333 27th St. W.
Lancaster, CA 93536
(School attendance zone shown in map)
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 883 students in grades 6-8, Amargosa Creek Middle School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 23% (which is lower than the California state average of 40%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 39% (which is lower than the California state average of 51%).
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is lower than the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 89% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 883 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 89%
  • : 23%
  • : 39%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Amargosa Creek Middle School's student population of 883 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 46 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
883 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
46 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Amargosa Creek Middle School is 0.63, which is equal to the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CA)
(18-19)
23%
40%
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(18-19)
39%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Amargosa Creek Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of California by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
21:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
3%
12%
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Hispanic
54%
56%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Amargosa Creek Middle School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
27%
5%
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White
11%
21%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
0.63
This chart display the diversity score of Amargosa Creek Middle School and the public school average diversity score of California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
71%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Amargosa Creek Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
15%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Amargosa Creek Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What schools are Amargosa Creek Middle School often compared to?
Amargosa Creek Middle Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Alexander Hamilton Senior High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
23% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CA state average), while 39% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CA state average).
How many students attend Amargosa Creek Middle School?
883 students attend Amargosa Creek Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
54% of Amargosa Creek Middle School students are Hispanic, 27% of students are Black, 11% of students are White, 5% of students are Two or more races, and 3% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Amargosa Creek Middle School?
Amargosa Creek Middle School has a student ration of 19:1, which is lower than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Amargosa Creek Middle School offer ?
Amargosa Creek Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8
What school district is Amargosa Creek Middle School part of?
Amargosa Creek Middle School is part of Lancaster Elementary School District.

School Reviews

5   3/31/2022
This school is AMAZING!! The teachers give you $10 every time you get an answer correct. I made at least $1,000,000 that year! :]
- Posted by Student/Alumni - Jason Derulo

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 883 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 89%
  • : 23%
  • : 39%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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