PROFICIENCY 35% 9% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
34%Antelope Valley Union High

Lancaster High is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Antelope Valley Union High" in Lancaster, CA. There are a total of 2,363 students and 99 teachers at Lancaster High, for a student to teacher ratio of 24 to 1. There are a total of 1,115 free lunch students and 228 reduced lunch students.

Lancaster High has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 34.5%, which is 9% lower than the California average.


Student/Teacher ratio24:1
Free lunch1115
Reduced lunch228


Advanced Placement
AP enrollment588
Taking some courses285
Taking some courses (not tests)292
Passing some courses74
Passing no courses202

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 Lancaster High, there are a total of 588 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 285 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High School18%

Proficiency in languages by grade

High School51%

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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Lancaster High race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 24.6% 19.7% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 18.9% 18.5% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 5.3% 3.1% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 46.3% 55.1% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.6% 0.9% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.3% 0.3% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 3.9% 2.4% 3.1% 3.1%

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Lancaster demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)1,69323291
Median age31.836.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)47%52%55%
Speak English77%56%79%
Speak Spanish19%29%13%

Education level achieved in Lancaster

Completed 8th grade80.0%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school78.2%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college51.8%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree24.4%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors15.5%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters5.5%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.1%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.4%1.6%1.3%
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