High Desert

3620 Antelope Woods Rd.

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

Tel: (661)269-0310
  • High Desert serves 259 students in grades 6-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is lower than the CA average of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 41% 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 259 students has declined by 21% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 12 teachers has declined by 7% over five years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students259 students
Gender %High Desert Gender
Total Classroom Teachers12 teachers
Students by GradeHigh Desert Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has decreased from 27:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.51 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 Ratio22:124:1
Asian
1%
11%
Hispanic
38%
54%
White
59%
24%
Two or more races
2%
4%
All Ethnic GroupsHigh Desert All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.510.41
Eligible for Free Lunch
34%
50%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
9%

District Comparison

  • Acton-agua Dulce Unified School District's student population of 7,450 students has grown by 383% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $8,750 in this district is less than the state average of $10,991. 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 $11,482. The district spending/student has grown by 17% over four years.
School District NameActon-agua Dulce Unified School District
Number of Schools
Managed
18
4
Number of Students Managed7,4501,564
Acton-agua Dulce Unified School District Students Managed (1995-2016)
District Total Revenue$14 MM$17 MM
Acton-agua Dulce Unified School District District Total Revenue (1997-2016)
District Spending$15 MM$18 MM
Acton-agua Dulce Unified School District District Spending (1997-2016)
District Revenue / Student$8,750$10,991
Acton-agua Dulce Unified School District District Revenue / Student (1997-2016)
District Spending / Student$9,802$11,482
Acton-agua Dulce Unified School District District Spending / Student (1997-2016)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2016 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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California public schools have a diversity score of 0.41, which is higher than the national average of 0.32. The most diverse school district in California is Natomas Unified School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in California or national school diversity statistics.