9898 Maple Ave.
Hesperia, CA 92345
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Hesperia High School serves 2,166 students in grades 9-12.
Hesperia High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 21% (which is lower than the California state average of 34%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40% (which is lower than the California state average of 49%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the California state level of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 90% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 2,166 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 90%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 96% (Top 10% in CA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 21% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Hesperia High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

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School Overview

Hesperia High School's student population of 2,166 students has grown by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 93 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
2,166 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
93 teachers
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School Rankings

Hesperia High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,649 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Hesperia High School is 0.36, which is less 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
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State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#2459 out of 3649 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
21%
34%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
23:1
22:1
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American Indian
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n/a
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Asian
1%
12%
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Hispanic
79%
56%
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Black
9%
5%
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White
10%
22%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
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Two or more races
1%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.36
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Graduation Rate
96%
85%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
63%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
6%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Hesperia High School's ranking?

Hesperia High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for: Highest graduation rate (Top 10%).

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

21% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 34% CA state average), while 40% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% CA state average).

What is the graduation rate of Hesperia High School?

The graduation rate of Hesperia High School is 96%, which is higher than the California state average of 85%.

How many students attend Hesperia High School?

2,166 students attend Hesperia High School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

79% of Hesperia High School students are Hispanic, 10% of students are White, 9% of students are Black, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Two or more races.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Hesperia High School?

Hesperia High School has a student ration of 23:1, which is higher than the California state average of 22:1.

What grades does Hesperia High School offer ?

Hesperia High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12

What school district is Hesperia High School part of?

Hesperia High School is part of Hesperia Unified School District.

School Reviews

2   5/23/2022
Has great academic programs and offers multiple AP classes, but has a racist principal, Gregory Gibbons, who makes a game of confiscating students' personal belongings.
- Posted by Student/Alumni - Anthony

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 2,166 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 90%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 96% (Top 10%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 21% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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