High Desert Premier Academy
High Desert Premier Academy serves 189 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 6-9% (which is lower than the California state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 15-19% (which is lower than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 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).
High Desert Premier Academy ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:
High Desert Premier Academy's student population of 189 students has grown by 17% over five school years.
The teacher population of 9 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
High Desert Premier Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 9,659 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 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 Data
State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#9289 out of 9659 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education
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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