High Desert

  • 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 28% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 12 teachers has declined by 29% 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

This School(CA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio24:124:1
High Desert Student Teacher Ratio (1994-2015)
American Indian
1%
1%
High Desert American Indian Students (2000-2015)
Asian
1%
11%
High Desert Asian Students (1995-2015)
Hispanic
33%
54%
High Desert Black Students (1995-2015)
Black
1%
6%
High Desert Black Students (1994-2015)
White
63%
24%
High Desert White Students (1995-2015)
Two or more races
1%
3%
High Desert Two Or More Races Students (2009-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsHigh Desert All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.500.41
High Desert Diversity Score (1995-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
35%
50%
High Desert Eligible for Free Lunch (1995-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
6%
9%
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 77% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $5,662 in this district is less than the state average of $10,966. The district revenue/student has declined by 42% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $6,343 is less than the state average of $11,255. The district spending/student has declined by 38% over four years.
School District NameActon-agua Dulce Unified School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
4
Number of Students Managed2,6791,597
Acton-agua Dulce Unified School District Students Managed (1994-2015)
District Total Revenue$14 MM$18 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$5,662$10,966
Acton-agua Dulce Unified School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$6,343$11,255
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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