Desert Winds Continuation High School



Desert Winds Continuation High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Desert Winds Continuation 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 4
10 20
11 326
12 397

Desert Winds Continuation High School is a public high school of the Antelope Valley Union High School District located in Lancaster, CA. It has 747 students in grades 9th through 12th. Desert Winds Continuation High School is the 935th largest public high school in California and the 7,848th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 22.4 to 1.

Total Students: 747
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 22.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 33.4
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 7,848th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in California: 935th out of 2,635
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 1,570th out of 2,608
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 956th out of 2,608

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Desert Winds Continuation High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 465
(62%)
12,424
(52%)
 Female 282
(38%)
11,670
(48%)

Desert Winds Continuation High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 403
(54%)
14,474
(60%)
 Black 246
(33%)
4,303
(18%)
 White 68
(9%)
3,599
(15%)
 Two or More 17
(2%)
857
(4%)
 Asian 8
(1%)
698
(3%)
 American Indian 4
(1%)
110
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
53
(0%)

Desert Winds Continuation High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 477
(64%)
14,067
(58%)
 Not Eligible 245
(33%)
7,786
(32%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 25
(3%)
2,241
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Desert Winds Continuation High School is ranked 761st out of 2,578 ranked schools in California, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Desert Winds Continuation High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (67.2%) is slightly higher than the state average of 55.7%. 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.

Desert Winds Continuation High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 682
2006 1018
2007 1145
2008 1031
2009 1068
2010 955
2011 1183
2012 1277
2013 760
2014 771
2015 747

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 20.8
2006 20.4
2007 19.2
2008 23.1
2009 21.3
2010 N/A
2011 24.4
2012 26
2013 21
2014 22.2
2015 22.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.31524926686217
2006 0.3860510805501
2007 0.41572052401747
2008 0.59262851600388
2009 0.70224719101124
2010 0.70366492146597
2011 0.024513947590871
2012 0.52623335943618
2013 0.48289473684211
2014 0.55252918287938
2015 0.67202141900937

Compare Desert Winds Continuation High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
2,095.7% 21.0:1
 
2,240.0% 22.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 55.7%
 
This School 67.2%
 

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