Palmdale High School

2137 East Ave R, Palmdale, CA 93550 | (661) 273-3181
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 3,285
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3 out of 5 | 2 Reviews
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 2137 East Avenue R, Palmdale, CA 93550
School Operational Details
  • 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: 3,285
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 134.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 24.5
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 1,699 (51.7%)
  • Females: 1,586 (48.3%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 515 (15.7%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 1,932 (58.8%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 2,447 (74.5%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Palmdale High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian160.5%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Palmdale High School
  Number Percent
8th Grade10.03%
9th Grade95829.2%
10th Grade90527.5%
11th Grade70021.3%
12th Grade72121.9%
Graduates Information (2010)
Graduation Rate
Teacher Education Background (2009)
Percent With Ph.D.
Percent With Master's Degree
Percent With Bachelor's Degree
Teacher Credentials & Experience (2009)
Percent of Teachers With Emergency Credentials: 3.9%
Percent of Teachers With Credentials: 87.4%
Number of Certificated Staff: 141.0
Average Number of Years of Teacher Experience: 9.8
Average Age
Source: CA Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Overall Rating: 3

3 out of 5 | 2 Reviews
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2 reviews for Palmdale High School

  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on July 10, 2008
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • Palmdale High is a great school! Although to many parents it may seem worrisome for their children to attend the school because of the bad propaganda it gets. But I see now that parents are seeing through the awful publicity the school gets, and are allowing themselves to let palmdale high blossom! Newer generations of students are coming to Palmdale High wanting to progress in academic purposes. The school for the most part has great guidance and teachers. Palmdale High excels with great programs. There medical magnet program is one to be interested in if you want to be skilled in the medical field. Palmdale High is a great school for any one to attend and, although it might have bad publicity for its flaws in some students that attend. But the press many times chooses to ouster the negative press of some schools and just chooses to add negative influence on Palmdale. Yet the school remains an excellent place for a child to learn and become a successful adult!

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