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
9 639
10 644
11 493
12 531

Lancaster High School is a public high school of the Antelope Valley Union High School District located in Lancaster, CA. It has 2,307 students in grades 9th through 12th. Lancaster High School is the 227th largest public high school in California and the 913th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 22.6 to 1.

Total Students: 2,307
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 22.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 102.1
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 913th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in California: 227th out of 2,635
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 1,609th out of 2,608
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 147th out of 2,608

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Lancaster High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 1,162
(50%)
12,424
(52%)
 Female 1,145
(50%)
11,670
(48%)

Lancaster High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 1,156
(50%)
14,474
(60%)
 White 460
(20%)
3,599
(15%)
 Black 441
(19%)
4,303
(18%)
 Asian 118
(5%)
698
(3%)
 Two or More 113
(5%)
857
(4%)
 American Indian 11
(0%)
110
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 8
(0%)
53
(0%)

Lancaster High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 1,177
(51%)
14,067
(58%)
 Not Eligible 911
(39%)
7,786
(32%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 219
(9%)
2,241
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Lancaster High School is ranked 220th out of 2,578 ranked schools in California, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Lancaster High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (60.5%) 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.

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
2013 2318
2014 2363
2015 2307

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
2013 22.5
2014 23.9
2015 22.6

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
2013 0.52329594477998
2014 0.56834532374101
2015 0.60511486779367

Compare Lancaster High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
2,095.7% 21.0:1
 
2,260.0% 22.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 55.7%
 
This School 60.5%
 

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