Old State Highway 127
Shoshone, CA 92384
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Death Valley High Academy serves 8 students in grades 7-12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is <50% (which is higher than the California state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is <50% (which is equal to the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 4:1 is lower than the California state level of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 75% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Death Valley High Academy's student population of 8 students has declined by 33% over five school years.
The teacher population of 2 teachers has declined by 50% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-12
Total Students
8 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
2 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Death Valley High Academy 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(17-18)
<50%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(17-18)
<50%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
4:1
22:1
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American Indian
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n/a
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Asian
n/a
12%
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Hispanic
50%
56%
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Black
25%
5%
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White
25%
22%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.63
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Graduation Rate
(11-12)
≥50%
86%
Eligible for Free Lunch
50%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Death Valley High Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in California by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
38%
6%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 7-12
  • Students: 8 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 4:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 75%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥50% (Top 1% in CA)
  • Math Proficiency
    : <50% (Top 1%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : <50% (Top 1%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.63

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