PROFICIENCY 45% 17% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
34%Antelope Valley Union High

Quartz Hill 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 3,133 students and 120 teachers at Quartz Hill High, for a student to teacher ratio of 27 to 1. There are a total of 805 free lunch students and 195 reduced lunch students.

Quartz Hill High has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 44.5%, which is 17% higher than the California average.


Student/Teacher ratio27:1
Free lunch805
Reduced lunch195


Advanced Placement
AP enrollment659
Taking some courses435
Taking some courses (not tests)196
Passing some courses260
Passing no courses173

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 Quartz Hill High, there are a total of 659 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 435 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High School25%

Proficiency in languages by grade

High School64%

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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Quartz Hill High race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 43.6% 19.7% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 12.0% 18.5% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 5.8% 3.1% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 34.2% 55.1% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.5% 0.9% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.4% 0.3% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 3.5% 2.4% 3.1% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

Academies Of The Antelope Valley50%0.3Lancaster, CA
Joe Walker Middle School41%0.6Quartz Hill, CA
Quartz Hill Elementary34%1.7Quartz Hill, CA
Sundown Elementary27%1.7Lancaster, CA
Endeavour Middle School25%2.1Lancaster, CA
Gregg Anderson Academy75%2.6Palmdale, CA
Nancy Cory Elementary24%2.6Lancaster, CA
Valley View Elementary36%2.8Lancaster, CA
West Wind Elementary25%3.0Lancaster, CA
Hillview Middle School49%3.1Palmdale, CA
Rancho Vista Elementary32%3.2Palmdale, CA
Lancaster High35%3.7Lancaster, CA

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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Source: The Quartz Hill High data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.
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