High Desert

3620 Antelope Woods Rd.
Acton, CA 93510
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
High Desert serves 278 students in grades 6-8.
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 19:1 is lower than the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 48% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

High Desert ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

School Overview

High Desert's student population of 278 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 15 teachers has grown by 25% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students278 students
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Total Classroom Teachers15 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 0.55, 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
#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%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
12%
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Hispanic
43%
54%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
52%
23%
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Hawaiian
1%
1%
Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.550.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
46%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameActon-Agua Dulce Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to High Desert is Ilead Online (0.1 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Acton Ilead Online Charter School
    Grades: K-12 | 13 students
    0.1 miles
    3720 Sierra Hwy
    Acton, CA 93510
    (818) 856-0409
    0.1 K-12 13
  • Acton Vasquez High School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 372 students
    1.1 miles
    33630 Red Rover Mine Rd.
    Acton, CA 93510
    (661) 269-0451
    1.1 9-12 372
  • Acton Meadowlark Elementary School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 430 students
    1.3 miles
    3015 W. Sacramento St.
    Acton, CA 93510
    (661) 269-8140
    1.3 K-5 430
  • Acton Inspire Charter Charter School
    Grades: K-12 | 3,019 students
    2.0 miles
    32248 Crown Valley Rd.
    Acton, CA 93510
    (661) 269-2214
    2 K-12 3,019
  • Palmdale Highland High School Magnet School
    Math: 12% | Reading: 36%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 2,734 students
    6.6 miles
    39055 25th St. W.
    Palmdale, CA 93551
    (661) 538-0304
    6.6 9-12 2,734

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