3620 Antelope Woods Rd.
Acton, CA 93510
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
High Desert serves 274 students in grades 5-8.
High Desert placed in the top 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 42% (which is higher than the California state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 61% (which is higher than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is lower than the California state level of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 54% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 5-8
  • Enrollment: 274 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 54%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in CA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 42% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 61% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

School Overview

High Desert's student population of 274 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 14 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 5-8
Total Students
274 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
14 teachers
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School Rankings

High Desert is ranked within the top 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 is 0.56, 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
This School
State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#2948 out of 9659 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of High Desert and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of California by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
20:1
22:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
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Asian
1%
12%
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Hispanic
48%
56%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
46%
22%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score
0.56
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Eligible for Free Lunch
46%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
6%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

School Calendar

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Date
No School - Thanksgiving Break
November 21, 2022 (Monday)
No School - Spring Break
April 10, 2023 (Monday)

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 5-8
  • Enrollment: 274 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 54%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 42% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 61% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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