Lancaster High School



Lancaster High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Lancaster High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 652
10 671
11 515
12 536

Lancaster High School is a public high school of the Antelope Valley Union High School District located in Lancaster, CA. It has 2,374 students in grades 9th through 12th. Lancaster High School is the 224th largest public high school in California and the 745th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 23.6 to 1.

Total Students: 2,374
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 23.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 100.4

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Lancaster High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 1,206
(51%)
12,699
(51%)
 Female 1,168
(49%)
12,070
(49%)

Lancaster High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 869
(37%)
13,149
(53%)
 White 645
(27%)
4,923
(20%)
 Black 457
(19%)
4,614
(19%)
 Two or More 258
(11%)
1,031
(4%)
 Asian 126
(5%)
756
(3%)
 American Indian 12
(1%)
237
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 7
(0%)
59
(0%)

Lancaster High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,220
(51%)
11,138
(45%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 986
(42%)
11,794
(48%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 168
(7%)
1,837
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Lancaster High School is ranked 287th out of 0 ranked schools in California, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Lancaster High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (48.6%) is slightly lower than the state average of 52.5%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Lancaster High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 3532
2006 3423
2007 3200
2008 2961
2009 2751
2010 2459
2011 2446
2012 2374

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 24.8
2006 24.6
2007 20.8
2008 23.7
2009 23.2
2010 N/A
2011 23.2
2012 23.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.46206115515289
2006 0.55652936021034
2007 0.5303125
2008 0.52448497129348
2009 0.56197746274082
2010 0.54778365189101
2011
2012 0.48609941027801

Compare Lancaster High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
2,116.1% 21.2:1
 
2,360.0% 23.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 48.6%
 
State Average 52.5%
 

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Public 09 - 12 2,374 23.6:1  
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Data on U.S. Public High Schools & Private High Schools

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