High Desert

3620 Antelope Woods Rd.

Acton, CA 93510
(School attendance zone shown in map)

Tel: (661)269-0310
  • High Desert serves 286 students in grades 6-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is equal to the CA average of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 76%.
  • High Desert operates within the Acton-agua Dulce Unified School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 286 students has declined by 13% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 12 teachers has declined by 7% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students286 students
High Desert Total Students (1995-2015)
Gender %High Desert Gender
Total Classroom Teachers12 teachers
High Desert Total Teachers (1994-2015)
Students by GradeHigh Desert Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 has decreased from 27:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.50 is more than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School(CA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio24:124:1
High Desert Student Teacher Ratio (1994-2015)
American Indian
High Desert American Indian Students (2000-2015)
High Desert Asian Students (1995-2015)
High Desert Black Students (1995-2015)
High Desert Black Students (1994-2015)
High Desert White Students (1995-2015)
Two or more races
High Desert Two Or More Races Students (2009-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsHigh Desert All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.500.41
High Desert Diversity Score (1995-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
High Desert Eligible for Free Lunch (1995-2015)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
High Desert Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2015)

District Comparison

  • Acton-agua Dulce Unified School District's student population of 2,679 students has grown by 73% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $8,750 in this district is less than the state average of $10,238. The district revenue/student has grown by 5% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $9,802 is less than the state average of $10,739. The district spending/student has grown by 17% over four years.
School District NameActon-agua Dulce Unified School District
Number of Schools
Number of Students Managed2,6791,597
Acton-agua Dulce Unified School District Students Managed (1994-2015)
District Total Revenue$14 MM$17 MM
Acton-agua Dulce Unified School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$15 MM$18 MM
Acton-agua Dulce Unified School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$8,750$10,238
Acton-agua Dulce Unified School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$9,802$10,739
Acton-agua Dulce Unified School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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