PROFICIENCY 20% 47% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
23%Palmdale Elementary

Desert Willow Intermediate is a school servicing grades 7 to 8 and is located in the district of "Palmdale Elementary" in Palmdale, CA. There are a total of 644 students and 29 teachers at Desert Willow Intermediate, for a student to teacher ratio of 22 to 1. There are a total of 452 free lunch students and 81 reduced lunch students.

Desert Willow Intermediate has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 20.0%, which is 47% lower than the California average.


Student/Teacher ratio22:1
Free lunch452
Reduced lunch81


Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/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 Desert Willow Intermediate, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

High Schooln/a

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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Desert Willow Intermediate race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 6.2% 11.5% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 20.5% 15.8% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 1.4% 2.1% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 68.8% 66.3% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.8% 1.1% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.4% 0.3% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 2.0% 2.9% 3.1% 3.1%

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Palmdale demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)1,47823291
Median age30.436.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)51%52%55%
Speak English59%56%79%
Speak Spanish36%29%13%

Education level achieved in Palmdale

Completed 8th grade73.2%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school71.2%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college48.6%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree22.1%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors15.0%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters4.8%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.1%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.5%1.6%1.3%
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Source: The Desert Willow Intermediate 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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