Palmdale Elementary School District

All
(31)
All
(31)
 
High
(3)
High
(3)
 
Middle
(16)
Middle
(16)
 
Elementary
(31)
Elementary
(31)
 
Charter
(3)
Charter
(3)
 

Overview

School District NamePalmdale Elementary School District
School District Websitehttp://www.palmdalesd.org
School District Phone Number(661) 947-7191
School District Grades OfferedKG - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (CA)
# of Schools31 Schools10,322 Schools
# of Students22,777 Students6,196,271 Students
# of Teachers920 Teachers264,754 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio25:123:1

District Comparison

  • Palmdale Elementary School District, which is ranked within the
    1/
    10
    , bottom 50% of all 1,013 school districts in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018 school year.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (CA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
19%
39%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Palmdale Elementary  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 2017-18 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
19%
50%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Palmdale Elementary  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 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.410.64
# of American Indian Students120 Students32,941 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
1%
# of Asian Students322 Students719,599 Students
% Asian Students
1%
12%
# of Hispanic Students17,153 Students3,366,608 Students
% Hispanic Students
75%
54%
# of Black Students3,346 Students337,796 Students
% Black Students
15%
5%
# of White Students1,393 Students1,437,339 Students
% White Students
6%
23%
# of Hawaiian Students46 Students28,785 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/a
1%
# of Two or more races Students397 Students273,002 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
4%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten: - -
# of Students in Kindergarten:2,476530,276
# of Students in 1st Grade:2,204455,064
# of Students in 2nd Grade:2,156454,352
# of Students in 3rd Grade:2,177446,005
# of Students in 4th Grade:2,206465,237
# of Students in 5th Grade:2,280470,637
# of Students in 6th Grade:2,435484,746
# of Students in 7th Grade:2,243474,570
# of Students in 8th Grade:2,130472,071
# of Students in 9th Grade:721493,593
# of Students in 10th Grade:696481,887
# of Students in 11th Grade:632473,739
# of Students in 12th Grade:355485,939
# of Ungraded Students:668,155

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $11,199 is higher than the state average of 10657. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $11,232 is higher than the state average of $10,724. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (CA)
Total Revenue$238 MM$8 MM
This chart display total revenue of Palmdale Elementary  School District and average revenue for each school distric in CA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending$239 MM$8 MM
This chart display total spending of Palmdale Elementary  School District and average spending for each school distric in CA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student$11,19910657
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Palmdale Elementary  School District and average revenue per public school student in CA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student$11,23210724
This chart display average spending per public school student in Palmdale Elementary  School District and average spending per public school student in CA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Palmdale Elementary School District Public Schools (2020-21)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Los Amigos Alternative School
    Math: 39% | Reading: 55%
    Rank:
    7/
    10
    , Top 50%
    6640 E. Ave. R-8
    Palmdale, CA 93552
    (661) 285-1546

    Grades: K-8 | 957 students
  • Palmdale Learning Plaza Math: 35% | Reading: 43%
    Rank:
    5/
    10
    , Bottom 50%
    38043 Division St.
    Palmdale, CA 93551
    (661) 538-9034

    Grades: K-8 | 803 students
  • Barrel Springs Elementary School Math: 32% | Reading: 42%
    Rank:
    5/
    10
    , Bottom 50%
    3636 Ponderosa Way
    Palmdale, CA 93550
    (661) 285-9270

    Grades: K-5 | 696 students
  • Dos Caminos Alternative School
    Math: 33% | Reading: 41%
    Rank:
    5/
    10
    , Bottom 50%
    39174 Palm Tree Way
    Palmdale, CA 93551
    (661) 947-1849

    Grades: K-8 | 767 students
  • Ocotillo Elementary School Math: 28% | Reading: 35%
    Rank:
    4/
    10
    , Bottom 50%
    38737 Ocotillo Sch Dr.
    Palmdale, CA 93551
    (661) 947-9987

    Grades: K-5 | 744 students
  • Palmdale Aerospace Academy Charter School
    Math: 24% | Reading: 40%
    Rank:
    4/
    10
    , Bottom 50%
    3300 E. Palmdale Blvd.
    Palmdale, CA 93550
    (661) 273-3680

    Grades: K-12 | 1,618 student
  • Cimarron Elementary School Math: 25% | Reading: 33%
    Rank:
    3/
    10
    , Bottom 50%
    36940 45th St. E.
    Palmdale, CA 93552
    (661) 285-9780

    Grades: K-5 | 586 students
  • Quail Valley Elementary School Math: 25% | Reading: 32%
    Rank:
    3/
    10
    , Bottom 50%
    37236 58th St. E.
    Palmdale, CA 93552
    (661) 533-7100

    Grades: K-5 | 628 students
  • Mesquite Elementary School Math: 23% | Reading: 33%
    Rank:
    3/
    10
    , Bottom 50%
    37622 43rd St. E.
    Palmdale, CA 93552
    (661) 285-8376

    Grades: K-5 | 809 students
  • Palm Tree Elementary School Math: 22% | Reading: 34%
    Rank:
    3/
    10
    , Bottom 50%
    326 E. Ave. R
    Palmdale, CA 93550
    (661) 265-9357

    Grades: K-5 | 595 students
  • Shadow Hills Middle School Math: 20% | Reading: 31%
    Rank:
    3/
    10
    , Bottom 50%
    37315 60th St. E.
    Palmdale, CA 93552
    (661) 533-7400

    Grades: 6-8 | 967 students
  • David G. Millen Middle School Math: 18% | Reading: 32%
    Rank:
    3/
    10
    , Bottom 50%
    39221 22nd St. W.
    Palmdale, CA 93551
    (661) 947-3075

    Grades: 6-8 | 1,016 student
  • Joshua Hills Elementary School Math: 20% | Reading: 28%
    Rank:
    2/
    10
    , Bottom 50%
    3030 Fairfield
    Palmdale, CA 93550
    (661) 265-9992

    Grades: K-5 | 604 students
  • Chaparral Elementary School Math: 22% | Reading: 24%
    Rank:
    2/
    10
    , Bottom 50%
    37500 50th St. E.
    Palmdale, CA 93552
    (661) 285-9777

    Grades: K-5 | 671 students
  • Tumbleweed Elementary School Math: 22% | Reading: 24%
    Rank:
    2/
    10
    , Bottom 50%
    1100 E. Ave. R-4
    Palmdale, CA 93550
    (661) 273-4166

    Grades: K-5 | 827 students
  • Golden Poppy Elementary School Math: 18% | Reading: 31%
    Rank:
    2/
    10
    , Bottom 50%
    37802 Rockie Ln.
    Palmdale, CA 93552
    (661) 285-3683

    Grades: K-5 | 624 students
  • Buena Vista Elementary School Math: 18% | Reading: 27%
    Rank:
    2/
    10
    , Bottom 50%
    37005 Hillcrest Dr.
    Palmdale, CA 93552
    (661) 285-4158

    Grades: K-5 | 670 students
  • Summerwind Elementary School Math: 19% | Reading: 26%
    Rank:
    2/
    10
    , Bottom 50%
    39360 Summerwind Dr.
    Palmdale, CA 93551
    (661) 947-3863

    Grades: K-5 | 756 students
  • Yucca Elementary School Math: 20% | Reading: 22%
    Rank:
    2/
    10
    , Bottom 50%
    38440 Second St. E.
    Palmdale, CA 93550
    (661) 273-5052

    Grades: K-5 | 621 students
  • Desert Willow Middle School Math: 12% | Reading: 30%
    Rank:
    2/
    10
    , Bottom 50%
    36555 Sunny Ln.
    Palmdale, CA 93550
    (661) 285-5866

    Grades: 6-8 | 881 students
  • Desert Rose Elementary School Math: 13% | Reading: 26%
    Rank:
    2/
    10
    , Bottom 50%
    37730 27th St. E.
    Palmdale, CA 93550
    (661) 272-0584

    Grades: K-8 | 843 students
  • Guidance Charter Charter School
    Math: 10% | Reading: 27%
    Rank:
    1/
    10
    , Bottom 50%
    37230 37th St. E.
    Palmdale, CA 93550
    (661) 285-1600

    Grades: K-12 | 820 students
  • Innovations Academy Of Palmdale Alternative School
    Math: 6-9% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank:
    1/
    10
    , Bottom 50%
    38136 35th St. E.
    Palmdale, CA 93550
    (661) 265-8908

    Grades: K-8 | 55 students
  • Manzanita Elementary School Math: 13% | Reading: 21%
    Rank:
    1/
    10
    , Bottom 50%
    38620 33rd St.
    Palmdale, CA 93550
    (661) 947-3128

    Grades: K-5 | 692 students
  • Tamarisk Math: 15% | Reading: 19%
    Rank:
    1/
    10
    , Bottom 50%
    1843 E. Ave. Q5
    Palmdale, CA 93550
    (661) 225-9647

    Grades: K-5 | 777 students
  • Cactus Middle School Math: 10% | Reading: 22%
    Rank:
    1/
    10
    , Bottom 50%
    3243 E. Ave. R-8
    Palmdale, CA 93550
    (661) 273-0847

    Grades: 6-8 | 855 students
  • Antelope Valley Learning Academy Charter School
    Math: 5% | Reading: 22%
    Rank:
    1/
    10
    , Bottom 50%
    37212 47th St. E.
    Lancaster, CA 93535
    (661) 952-6028

    Grades: K-12 | 1,646 student
  • Space Aeronautics Gateway To Exploration Academy Math: 6% | Reading: 17%
    Rank:
    1/
    10
    , Bottom 50%
    38060 20th St. E.
    Palmdale, CA 93550
    (661) 537-6101

    Grades: 6-8 | 1,015 student
  • Palmdale Discovery Center Special Education School
    Math: 6-9% | Reading: 10-14%
    Rank:
    1/
    10
    , Bottom 50%
    1330 W. Elizabeth Lake Rd.
    Palmdale, CA 93551
    (661) 274-0849

    Grades: K-8 | 112 students
  • Oak Tree Community Day Alternative School
    Math: ≤5% | Reading: ≤5%
    Rank:
    1/
    10
    , Bottom 50%
    37230 37th St. E.
    Palmdale, CA 93550
    (661) 285-1548

    Grades: K-8 | 46 students
  • Yellen Learning Center Special Education School
    Math: ≤5% | Reading: ≤5%
    Rank:
    1/
    10
    , Bottom 50%
    37015 Goldenview Way
    Palmdale, CA 93552
    (661) 456-1600

    Grades: K-8 | 76 students
Recent Articles
Learn about how public schools are impacted by an economic recession, job losses, and funding cuts.
Through the Gates Foundation, Bill Gates has not only donated billions of dollars to public schools, but will now sponsor in-depth research on improving teaching that may change the face of public school education forever.
The start of the school year translates into greater risks for the spread of H1N1. Learn about how public schools across the country are combating the risks, as well as what you can do to keep your children safe.