High Desert is a school servicing grades 6 to 8 and is located in the district of "Acton-Agua Dulce Unified" in Acton, CA. There are a total of 286 students and 12 teachers at High Desert, for a student to teacher ratio of 25 to 1. There are a total of 101 free lunch students and 18 reduced lunch students.
High Desert has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 35.5%, which is 7% lower than the California average.
|Taking some courses||n/a|
|Taking some courses (not tests)||n/a|
|Passing some courses||n/a|
|Passing no courses||n/a|
Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At High Desert, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.
The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.
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|Hispanic or Latino||32.3%||32.0%||54.1%||23.6%|
|American Indian and Alaskan||1.3%||1.3%||0.7%||1.2%|
|Meadowlark Elementary||39%||1.3||Acton, CA|
|Vasquez High||30%||1.4||Acton, CA|
|Inspire Charter School||35%||1.9||Acton, CA|
|Anaverde Hills||29%||5.1||Palmdale, CA|
|Palmdale Learning Plaza||39%||6.7||Palmdale, CA|
|Palm Tree Elementary||22%||6.9||Palmdale, CA|
|Ocotillo Elementary||33%||6.9||Desert View Highlands, CA|
|Highland High||42%||7.0||Palmdale, CA|
|Cottonwood Elementary||30%||7.1||Palmdale, CA|
|Tumbleweed Elementary||23%||7.3||Palmdale, CA|
|Yucca Elementary||13%||7.4||Palmdale, CA|
|Desert Willow Intermediate||20%||7.5||Palmdale, CA|
|Population density (sq mi)||183||232||91|
|Married (15yrs & older)||65%||52%||55%|
|Completed 8th grade||88.7%||81.1%||84.3%|
|Completed high school||88.1%||79.8%||83.0%|
|Completed some college||68.3%||61.5%||59.4%|
|Completed associate degree||39.2%||39.8%||38.5%|
|Completed professional degree||2.5%||3.9%||3.3%|