Antelope Valley Union High School District

44811 N. Sierra Hwy.
Lancaster, CA 93534-3226
(District boundaries shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

Antelope Valley Union High School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in California for:

Category
Attribute
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2023 school year, there are 12 public schools serving 21,911 students in Antelope Valley Union High School District. This district's average testing ranking is 2/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in California.
Public Schools in Antelope Valley Union High School District have an average math proficiency score of 13% (versus the California public school average of 40%), and reading proficiency score of 38% (versus the 51% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 89% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the California public school average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (CA)
# Schools
12 Schools
10,296 Schools
# Students
21,911 Students
5,953,047 Students
# Teachers
921 Teachers
264,842 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
24:1
24:1

District Rank

Antelope Valley Union High School District, which is ranked #1562 of all 1,873 school districts in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 79% has decreased from 81% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (CA)
Overall District Rank
#1599 out of 1942 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Antelope Valley Union High  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
12%
40%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Antelope Valley Union High  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of CA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
51%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Antelope Valley Union High  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of CA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
(19-20)
79%
85%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Antelope Valley Union High  School District and public school graduation rate of CA by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.54
0.63
# American Indian Students
52 Students
28,347 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
586 Students
702,454 Students
% Asian Students
3%
12%
# Hispanic Students
14,288 Students
3,303,290 Students
% Hispanic Students
65%
56%
# Black Students
3,558 Students
306,607 Students
% Black Students
16%
5%
# White Students
2,373 Students
1,290,657 Students
% White Students
11%
22%
# Hawaiian Students
30 Students
25,750 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
1,024 Students
294,072 Students
% of Two or more races Students
5%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
-
# Students in K Grade:
-
458,234
# Students in 1st Grade:
-
423,255
# Students in 2nd Grade:
-
429,448
# Students in 3rd Grade:
-
436,256
# Students in 4th Grade:
-
444,008
# Students in 5th Grade:
-
446,301
# Students in 6th Grade:
-
437,800
# Students in 7th Grade:
175
457,732
# Students in 8th Grade:
261
465,149
# Students in 9th Grade:
5,695
499,437
# Students in 10th Grade:
5,239
493,491
# Students in 11th Grade:
5,003
477,411
# Students in 12th Grade:
5,538
484,525
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $15,285 in this school district is less than the state median of $19,734. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $15,227 is less than the state median of $19,832. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (CA)
Total Revenue (19-20)
$335 MM
$29 MM
This chart display total revenue of Antelope Valley Union High  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Spending (19-20)
$334 MM
$29 MM
This chart display total spending of Antelope Valley Union High  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$15,285
$19,734
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Antelope Valley Union High  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$15,227
$19,832
This chart display average spending per public school student in Antelope Valley Union High  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Best Antelope Valley Union High School District Public Schools (2023)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Soar High (Students On Academic Rise)
Alternative School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
3041 W. Ave. K
Lancaster, CA 93536
(661) 722-6300
Grades: 9-12
| 475 students
Rank: #22.
Quartz Hill High School
Math: 20% | Reading: 53%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
6040 W. Ave. L
Lancaster, CA 93536
(661) 718-3100
Grades: 9-12
| 2,988 students
Rank: #33.
Academies Of The Antelope Valley High School
Charter School
Math: 24% | Reading: 48%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
6300 W. Ave. L
Lancaster, CA 93536
(661) 948-7655
Grades: 7-12
| 532 students
Rank: #44.
William J. (Pete) Knight High School
Math: 15% | Reading: 47%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
37423 70th St. E.
Palmdale, CA 93552
(661) 533-9000
Grades: 9-12
| 3,035 students
Rank: #55.
Lancaster High School
Math: 13% | Reading: 43%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
44701 32nd St. W.
Lancaster, CA 93536
(661) 726-7649
Grades: 9-12
| 2,646 students
Rank: #66.
Highland High School
Math: 12% | Reading: 36%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
39055 25th St. W.
Palmdale, CA 93551
(661) 538-0304
Grades: 9-12
| 2,801 students
Rank: #77.
Eastside High School
Math: 7% | Reading: 36%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
3200 E. Ave. J-8
Lancaster, CA 93535
(661) 946-3800
Grades: 9-12
| 2,674 students
Rank: #88.
Littlerock High School
Math: 7% | Reading: 34%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
10833 E. Ave. R
Littlerock, CA 93543
(661) 944-5209
Grades: 9-12
| 1,491 students
Rank: #9 - 109. - 10.
Antelope Valley High School
Math: 6% | Reading: 28%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
44900 N. Division St.
Lancaster, CA 93535
(661) 948-8552
Grades: 9-12
| 1,447 students
Rank: #9 - 109. - 10.
Palmdale High School
Math: 6% | Reading: 28%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
2137 E. Ave. R
Palmdale, CA 93550
(661) 273-3181
Grades: 9-12
| 2,567 students
Rank: #1111.
R. Rex Parris High School
Alternative School
Math: ≤1% | Reading: 17%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
38801 Clock Tower Plaza Dr.
Palmdale, CA 93550
(661) 274-1230
Grades: 9-12
| 565 students
Rank: #1212.
Desert Winds Continuation High School
Alternative School
Math: ≤1% | Reading: 16%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
415 E. Kettering St.
Lancaster, CA 93535
(661) 948-7555
Grades: 9-12
| 690 students

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • District size: 12 schools
  • Grades: 6-12
  • Enrollment: 21,911 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 24:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 89%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 79% (Btm 50% in CA)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 12% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 38% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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