High Desert Premier Academy

High Desert Premier Academy serves 189 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤5% (which is lower than the California state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 20-24% (which is lower than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
High Desert Premier Academy 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 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is lower than the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

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School Overview

High Desert Premier Academy's student population of 189 students has grown by 15% over five school years.
The teacher population of 9 teachers has declined by 30% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Total Students189 students
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Total Classroom Teachers9 teachers
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School Comparison

High Desert Premier Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of High Desert Premier Academy is 0.63, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#9063 out of 9602 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤5%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-24%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio21:123:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
2%
12%
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Hispanic
49%
54%
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Black
9%
5%
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White
2%
23%
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Hawaiian
2%
1%
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Two or more races
35%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.630.64
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Graduation Rate
20-29%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
72%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameApple Valley Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to High Desert Premier Academy is Apple Valley High School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Sandia Elementary School (1.2 miles away)
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This data is reflective of only half of the school. This represents the Independent Study program. There is an opportunity program for credit recovery with an additional 141 students. We are currently 84% Free and Reduced Lunch and have 16 teachers.
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