Palmdale High School



Palmdale High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Palmdale 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
9 779
10 795
11 651
12 672

Palmdale High School is a public high school of the Antelope Valley Union High School District located in Palmdale, CA. It has 2,897 students in grades 9th through 12th. Palmdale High School is the 82nd largest public high school in California and the 298th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 22.9 to 1.

Total Students: 2,897
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 22.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 126.3

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Palmdale High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 1,497
(52%)
12,699
(51%)
 Female 1,400
(48%)
12,070
(49%)

Palmdale High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 2,077
(72%)
13,149
(53%)
 Black 466
(16%)
4,614
(19%)
 White 255
(9%)
4,923
(20%)
 Asian 45
(2%)
756
(3%)
 Two or More 40
(1%)
1,031
(4%)
 Pacific Islander 7
(0%)
59
(0%)
 American Indian 7
(0%)
237
(1%)

Palmdale High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 1,785
(62%)
11,794
(48%)
 Not Eligible 837
(29%)
11,138
(45%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 275
(9%)
1,837
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Palmdale High School is ranked 52nd out of 0 ranked schools in California, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Palmdale High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (71.1%) is higher than the state average of 52.5%. This may indicate that the area has a higher 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.

Palmdale High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 3400
2006 3336
2007 3277
2008 3179
2009 3285
2010 3023
2011 3072
2012 2897

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 25.3
2006 24.7
2007 21.2
2008 23.7
2009 24.5
2010 N/A
2011 23.5
2012 22.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.54911764705882
2006 0.65227817745803
2007 0.78608483368935
2008 0.62441019188424
2009 0.74490106544901
2010 0.76314918954681
2011 0.0065104166666667
2012 0.711080428029

Compare Palmdale High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
2,116.1% 21.2:1
 
2,290.0% 22.9:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 52.5%
 
This School 71.1%
 

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