Desert Winds Continuation High School

45030 Third St East, Lancaster, CA 93535 | (661) 948-7555
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 1,068
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5 out of 5 | 2 Reviews
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
  • Enrolls 1,068 high school students from grades 9-12
  • 2010 Overall School AYP Met Status: No
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 45030 Third St. East, Lancaster, CA 93535
School Operational Details
  • Alternative School
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 1,068
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 50.2
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 21.3
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 631 (59.1%)
  • Females: 437 (40.9%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 112 (10.5%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 638 (59.7%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 750 (70.2%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Desert Winds Continuation High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian80.7%
Black32230.1%
Asian222.1%
Hispanic53049.6%
White18016.9%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Desert Winds Continuation High School
  Number Percent
9th Grade50.5%
10th Grade434.0%
11th Grade55151.6%
12th Grade46943.9%
Graduates Information (2010)
Graduation Rate
School:
80.2%
District:
80.2%
State:
78.6%
Teacher Education Background (2009)
Percent With Master's Degree
School:
16.7%
District:
47.1%
Percent With Bachelor's Degree
School:
16.7%
District:
11.8%
Teacher Credentials & Experience (2009)
Percent of Teachers With Emergency Credentials: 2.4%
Percent of Teachers With Credentials: 95.2%
Number of Certificated Staff: 48.0
Average Number of Years of Teacher Experience: 20.0
Average Age
School:
51.9
District:
45.9
Source: CA Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Overall Rating: 5

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2 reviews for Desert Winds Continuation High School

  • Reviewed by Former Student on March 29, 2011
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • I never would have graduated High School if I hadn't been given a second chance at DW. I will always love that place.
  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on August 17, 2010
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • I went here a long time ago

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