Top 10 Best Palmdale Public Schools (2021-22)

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 45 public schools serving 35,975 students in Palmdale, CA. Palmdale has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in California.
The top ranked public schools in Palmdale, CA are Gregg Anderson Academy, Phoenix High Community Day and Los Amigos. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Palmdale, CA public schools have an average math proficiency score of 23% (versus the California public school average of 40%), and reading proficiency score of 35% (versus the 51% statewide average). Schools in Palmdale have an average ranking of 2/10, which is in the bottom 50% of California public schools.
Minority enrollment is 90% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the California public school average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Best Palmdale, CA Public Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Gregg Anderson Academy
Math: 65% | Reading: 74%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
5151 W. Ave. N-8
Palmdale, CA 93551
(661) 206-3750
Grades: K-8
| 888 students
Rank: #22.
Phoenix High Community Day
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
2270 E. Ave. Q
Palmdale, CA 93550
(661) 274-4619
Grades: 9-12
| 68 students
Rank: #33.
Los Amigos
Alternative School
Math: 39% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
6640 E. Ave. R-8
Palmdale, CA 93552
(661) 285-1546
Grades: K-8
| 957 students
Rank: #44.
Hillview Middle School
Math: 40% | Reading: 55%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
40525 Peonza Ln.
Palmdale, CA 93551
(661) 722-9993
Grades: 6-8
| 917 students
Rank: #55.
Leona Valley Elementary School
Math: 40-49% | Reading: 40-49%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
9063 W. Leona Ave.
Palmdale, CA 93551
(661) 948-9010
Grades: K-8
| 108 students
Rank: #66.
Rancho Vista Elementary School
Math: 37% | Reading: 48%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
40641 Peonza Ln.
Palmdale, CA 93551
(661) 722-0148
Grades: K-6
| 773 students
Rank: #77.
Cottonwood Elementary School
Math: 32% | Reading: 51%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
2740 W. Ave. P-8
Palmdale, CA 93551
(661) 267-2825
Grades: K-6
| 471 students
Rank: #88.
Palmdale Learning Plaza
Math: 35% | Reading: 48%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
38043 Division St.
Palmdale, CA 93551
(661) 538-9034
Grades: K-8
| 803 students
Rank: #99.
Esperanza Elementary School
Math: 34% | Reading: 45%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
40521 35th St. W.
Palmdale, CA 93551
(661) 575-0420
Grades: K-6
| 1,138 students
Rank: #1010.
Ocotillo Elementary School
Math: 37% | Reading: 41%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
38737 Ocotillo Sch Dr.
Palmdale, CA 93551
(661) 947-9987
Grades: K-5
| 744 students
Rank: #1111.
Dos Caminos
Alternative School
Math: 33% | Reading: 44%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
39174 Palm Tree Way
Palmdale, CA 93551
(661) 947-1849
Grades: K-8
| 767 students
Rank: #1212.
Barrel Springs Elementary School
Math: 35% | Reading: 41%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
3636 Ponderosa Way
Palmdale, CA 93550
(661) 285-9270
Grades: K-5
| 696 students
Rank: #1313.
Cimarron Elementary School
Math: 33% | Reading: 40%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
36940 45th St. E.
Palmdale, CA 93552
(661) 285-9780
Grades: K-5
| 586 students
Rank: #1414.
Anaverde Hills
Math: 21% | Reading: 43%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
2902 Greenbrier St.
Palmdale, CA 93551
(661) 575-9923
Grades: K-8
| 678 students
Rank: #1515.
Summerwind Elementary School
Math: 28% | Reading: 35%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
39360 Summerwind Dr.
Palmdale, CA 93551
(661) 947-3863
Grades: K-5
| 756 students
Rank: #1616.
Mesquite Elementary School
Math: 27% | Reading: 36%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
37622 43rd St. E.
Palmdale, CA 93552
(661) 285-8376
Grades: K-5
| 809 students
Rank: #1717.
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
| 2,885 students
Rank: #1818.
Daisy Gibson Elementary School
Math: 27% | Reading: 32%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
9650 E. Palmdale Blvd.
Palmdale, CA 93591
(661) 944-6590
Grades: K-8
| 627 students
Rank: #1919.
Palm Tree Elementary School
Math: 24% | Reading: 35%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
326 E. Ave. R
Palmdale, CA 93550
(661) 265-9357
Grades: K-5
| 595 students
Rank: #2020.
Chaparral Elementary School
Math: 27% | Reading: 29%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
37500 50th St. E.
Palmdale, CA 93552
(661) 285-9777
Grades: K-5
| 671 students
Rank: #2121.
Desert Rose Elementary School
Math: 23% | Reading: 33%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
37730 27th St. E.
Palmdale, CA 93550
(661) 272-0584
Grades: K-8
| 843 students
Rank: #2222.
Shadow Hills Middle School
Math: 20% | Reading: 32%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
(3)
37315 60th St. E.
Palmdale, CA 93552
(661) 533-7400
Grades: 6-8
| 967 students
Rank: #2323.
Lake Los Angeles Elementary School
Math: 22% | Reading: 28%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
16310 E. Ave. Q
Palmdale, CA 93591
(661) 264-3700
Grades: K-8
| 513 students
Rank: #2424.
Tumbleweed Elementary School
Math: 21% | Reading: 30%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1100 E. Ave. R-4
Palmdale, CA 93550
(661) 273-4166
Grades: K-5
| 827 students
Rank: #2525.
Golden Poppy Elementary School
Math: 20% | Reading: 29%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
37802 Rockie Ln.
Palmdale, CA 93552
(661) 285-3683
Grades: K-5
| 624 students
Rank: #2626.
Vista San Gabriel Elementary School
Math: 21% | Reading: 27%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
18020 E. Ave. O
Palmdale, CA 93591
(661) 264-1155
Grades: K-4
| 696 students
Rank: #2727.
Highland High School
Magnet School
Math: 12% | Reading: 36%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
39055 25th St. W.
Palmdale, CA 93551
(661) 538-0304
Grades: 9-12
| 2,734 students
Rank: #2828.
Joshua Hills Elementary School
Math: 19% | Reading: 30%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
3030 Fairfield
Palmdale, CA 93550
(661) 265-9992
Grades: K-5
| 604 students
Rank: #29 - 3029. - 30.
Buena Vista Elementary School
Math: 19% | Reading: 27%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
37005 Hillcrest Dr.
Palmdale, CA 93552
(661) 285-4158
Grades: K-5
| 670 students
Rank: #29 - 3029. - 30.
Quail Valley Elementary School
Math: 19% | Reading: 27%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
37236 58th St. E.
Palmdale, CA 93552
(661) 533-7100
Grades: K-5
| 628 students
Rank: #3131.
David G. Millen Middle School
Math: 15% | Reading: 31%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
(2)
39221 22nd St. W.
Palmdale, CA 93551
(661) 947-3075
Grades: 6-8
| 1,016 students
Rank: #3232.
Yucca Elementary School
Math: 18% | Reading: 26%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
38440 Second St. E.
Palmdale, CA 93550
(661) 273-5052
Grades: K-5
| 621 students
Rank: #3333.
Desert Willow Middle School
Math: 13% | Reading: 30%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
36555 Sunny Ln.
Palmdale, CA 93550
(661) 285-5866
Grades: 6-8
| 881 students
Rank: #3434.
Innovations Academy Of Palmdale
Alternative School
Math: 6-9% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
38136 35th St. E.
Palmdale, CA 93550
(661) 265-8908
Grades: K-8
| 55 students
Rank: #3535.
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
| 2,531 students
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Palmdale, California Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
37230 37th St. E.
Palmdale, CA 93550
(661) 285-1600
Grades: K-12
| 820 students
39066 Palm Tree Way
Palmdale, CA 93551
(661) 947-0181
Grades: 7-8
| n/a students
3243 East Ave R8
Palmdale, CA 93550
(661) 947-0188
Grades: 7-9
| 363 students
37320 37th St. East
Palmdale, CA 93550
(661) 285-1548
Grades: K-8
| 78 students
38136 35th St East
Palmdale, CA 93550
(661) 272-1571
Grades: K-6
| n/a students

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