Top 10 Best Lancaster Public High Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 14 public high schools serving 18,474 students in Lancaster, CA.
The top ranked public high schools in Lancaster, CA are Soar High (Students On Academic Rise), Phoenix High Community Day and Academies Of The Antelope Valley. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Lancaster, CA public high schools have an average math proficiency score of 9% (versus the California public high school average of 28%), and reading proficiency score of 34% (versus the 51% statewide average). High schools in Lancaster have an average ranking of 1/10, which is in the bottom 50% of California public high schools.
Lancaster, CA public high school have a Graduation Rate of 55%, which is less than the California average of 87%.
The school with highest graduation rate is Soar High (Students On Academic Rise), with ≥95% graduation rate. Read more about public school graduation rate statistics in California or national school graduation rate statistics.
Minority enrollment is 87% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the California public high school average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

Best Public High Schools in Lancaster, CA (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Soar High (Students On Academic Rise)
Alternative School
(Math: 45-49% | Reading: 90-94%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3041 W. Ave. K
Lancaster, CA 93536
(661) 722-6300
Grades: 9-12
| 464 students
Rank: #22.
Phoenix High Community Day
Alternative School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
228 E. Ave. H8
Lancaster, CA 93535
(661) 729-3936
Grades: 9-12
| 33 students
Rank: #33.
Academies Of The Antelope Valley
Charter School
(Math: 16% | Reading: 44%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
6300 W. Ave. L
Lancaster, CA 93536
(661) 948-7655
Grades: 6-12
| 638 students
Rank: #44.
Quartz Hill High School
(Math: 14% | Reading: 46%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
6040 W. Ave. L
Lancaster, CA 93536
(661) 718-3100
Grades: 9-12
| 3,031 students
Rank: #55.
Mission View Public
Charter School
(Math: 6-9% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
26334 Citrus St.
Lancaster, CA 93535
(661) 874-1341
Grades: K-12
| 266 students
Rank: #66.
Mission Academy
Charter School
(Math: 10-14% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
43141 Business Center Pkwy Ste
Lancaster, CA 93535
(844) 788-3965
Grades: 6-12
| 360 students
Rank: #77.
Lancaster High School
(Math: 7% | Reading: 37%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
44701 32nd St. W.
Lancaster, CA 93536
(661) 726-7649
Grades: 9-12
| 2,726 students
Rank: #88.
Desert Sands Charter
Charter School
(Math: ≤5% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
44130 20th St. W.
Lancaster, CA 93535
(661) 942-3357
Grades: 9-12
| 705 students
Rank: #99.
Vista Real Charter High School
Charter School
(Math: 7% | Reading: 35%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
401 S. A St. Ste. 3
Lancaster, CA 93535
(805) 486-5449
Grades: 9-12
| 1,341 students
Rank: #1010.
Antelope Valley Learning Academy
Charter School
(Math: 4% | Reading: 33%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
37212 47th St. E.
Lancaster, CA 93535
(661) 272-0044
Grades: K-12
| 1,074 students
Rank: #1111.
Eastside High School
(Math: 7% | Reading: 30%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
3200 E. Ave. J-8
Lancaster, CA 93535
(661) 946-3800
Grades: 9-12
| 2,744 students
Rank: #1212.
Assurance Learning Academy
Charter School
(Math: 4% | Reading: 25%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
43145 Business Center Ste. 102
Lancaster, CA 93535
(661) 272-1225
Grades: 8-12
| 2,920 students
Rank: #1313.
Antelope Valley High School
(Math: 4% | Reading: 21%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
44900 N. Division St.
Lancaster, CA 93535
(661) 948-8552
Grades: 9-12
| 1,458 students
Rank: #1414.
Desert Winds Continuation High School
Alternative School
(Math: ≤1% | Reading: 12%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
415 E. Kettering St.
Lancaster, CA 93535
(661) 948-7555
Grades: 9-12
| 714 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Lancaster, California

Lancaster, California Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
5606 West Ave L8
Lancaster, CA 93536
(661) 722-3307
Grades: 7-12
| n/a students
44514 20th St. East
Lancaster, CA 93534
(661) 317-9236
Grades: K-8
| 210 students
6300 West Ave. L
Lancaster, CA 93534
(661) 722-4421
Grades: 9-12
| 42 students
4612 Dehesa Rd., Rm. 11
Lancaster, CA 93535
(619) 286-0312
Grades: K-12
| n/a students
6742 East Avenue H
Lancaster, CA 93535
(661) 952-1222
Grades: K-8
| 39 students
808 West Ave J
Lancaster, CA 93534
(661) 942-0496
Grades: 6-8
| n/a students
5606 W. Ave. L-8
Lancaster, CA 93536
(661) 206-3750
Grades: K-8
| n/a students
41625 North 170th St., East
Lancaster, CA 93535
(661) 264-2118
Grades: K-5
| 521 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public high schools in Lancaster, CA?
The top ranked public high schools in Lancaster, CA include Soar High (Students On Academic Rise), Phoenix High Community Day and Academies Of The Antelope Valley.
How many public high schools are located in Lancaster, CA?
14 public high schools are located in Lancaster, CA.
What is the racial composition of students in Lancaster, CA?
Lancaster, CA public high schools minority enrollment is 87% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the California public high schools average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

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