Quartz Hill High School

  • Quartz Hill High School serves 2,996 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 21% (which is lower than the California state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 61% (which is higher than the California state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Quartz Hill High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 63% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 77%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Quartz Hill High School's student population of 2,996 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 118 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,996 students
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Total Classroom Teachers118 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Quartz Hill High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 9,584 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 25:1 has decreased from 26:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Quartz Hill High School is 0.68, which is more 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 School Rank (16-17)#4590 out of 9584 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
21%
38%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio25:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
4%
12%
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Hispanic
41%
54%
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Black
10%
5%
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White
37%
23%
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Two or more races
8%
4%
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Diversity Score0.680.64
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Graduation Rate
93%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
35%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAntelope Valley Union High School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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  • Lancaster Academies Of The Antelope Valley Charter School
    Grades: 7-12 | 481 students
    0.1 miles
    6300 W. Ave. L
    Lancaster, CA 93536
    (661)948-7655
    0.1 7-12 481
  • Lancaster Joe Walker Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 958 students
    0.8 miles
    5632 W. Ave. L-8
    Lancaster, CA 93536
    (661)943-3258
    0.8 6-8 958
  • Downey Jarvis Camp Alternative School
    Grades: 7-12 | 49 students
    0.9 miles
    5300 W. Ave. L
    Downey, CA 90242
    (661)723-1155
    0.9 7-12 49
  • Downey Mcnair Camp Alternative School
    Grades: 7-12 | 39 students
    0.9 miles
    5300 W. Ave. L
    Downey, CA 90242
    (661)723-1155
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  • Downey Onizuka Camp Alternative School
    Grades: 7-12 | 41 students
    0.9 miles
    5300 W. Ave. L
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School Reviews

5  
Quartz Hill was an excellent academic experience for my daughter. They are great about campus security and student involvement in sports and government. Teachers are motivated, personal and professional. My child particpated in swim team, student government, and cheerleading. She moved on to UCSB/biology without difficulty and I am very proud of her. Quartz Hill teachers and staff contributed greatly to her success. Although the physical buildings are spartan and old, don't let the looks fool you. Best High School in the Antelope Valley, both for acamdemics and sports. You won't regret having your child attend there.
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