Death Valley High Academy

Old State Highway 127
Shoshone, CA 92384
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Death Valley High Academy serves 11 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 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 73% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-12
  • Enrollment: 11 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 4:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 73%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥50% (Top 1% in CA)
  • Math Proficiency
    : <50% (Top 1%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : <50% (Top 1%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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School Overview

Death Valley High Academy's student population of 11 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 3 teachers has declined by 25% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-12
Total Students
11 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
3 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Death Valley High Academy is 0.72, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
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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
21:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
12%
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Hispanic
37%
56%
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Black
27%
5%
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White
27%
21%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
9%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.72
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Graduation Rate
(11-12)
≥50%
86%
Eligible for Free Lunch
27%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (20-21)
38%
6%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
<50% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 39% CA state average), while <50% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 50% CA state average).
What is the graduation rate of Death Valley High Academy?
The graduation rate of Death Valley High Academy is 50%, which is lower than the California state average of 86%.
How many students attend Death Valley High Academy?
11 students attend Death Valley High Academy.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
37% of Death Valley High Academy students are Hispanic, 27% of students are Black, 27% of students are White, and 9% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Death Valley High Academy?
Death Valley High Academy has a student ration of 4:1, which is lower than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Death Valley High Academy offer ?
Death Valley High Academy offers enrollment in grades 7-12
What school district is Death Valley High Academy part of?
Death Valley High Academy is part of Death Valley Unified School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-12
  • Enrollment: 11 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 4:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 73%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥50% (Top 1%)
  • Math Proficiency
    : <50% (Top 1%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : <50% (Top 1%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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