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  • Grades
    8-12
  • Students
    3,018
  • Type
    Public
  • Reviews
    327 3.4

Palmdale High School is a public school in Palmdale, California. It has 3,018 students in grades 8-12. According to state standards, 38% of students at this school are considered proficient in math and/or reading. There have been 327 reviews written and they have been mixed.

2137 East Ave R
Palmdale CA 93550
(661) 273-3181

Academics Read more about this school's academics

Reviews
3.4 from 327 reviews
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    • Recent Alumnus
    • 3
    Teachers: They do a good job
    • Recent Alumnus
    • 3
    Overall Experience: Because somehow, you get many help and most of the people there are nice.
    • Recent Alumnus
    • 3
    Administration & Policies: you can have guidance counselor
    • Recent Alumnus
    • 3
    Sports & Fitness: the fan support is very important.
    • Recent Alumnus
    • 3
    Extracurriculars: there are many after school activities.

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Comparable Schools

Niche Grade Name Distance Total Students
1.66 Desert Sands Charter High School 1 mi. 2,205
3.00 Highland High School 5 mi. 3,064
2.66 Pete William J. Knight High School 5 mi. 3,418
2.33 Eastside High School 8 mi. 2,543
2.33 Antelope Valley High School 9 mi. 1,806
3.00 Lancaster High School 10 mi. 2,458
2.00 Littlerock High School 9 mi. 1,789
3.66 Quartz Hill High School 10 mi. 3,153
3.00 Verdugo Hills Senior High School 24 mi. 2,008
4.33 Crescenta Valley High School 26 mi. 2,904

Around Palmdale High School

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Student Demographics Read more about this school's student culture and diversity

Gender

Gender
Male 51%
Female 48%

Overall Student Diversity

Palmdale High School United States Desert Sands Charter High School Highland High School Pete William J. Knight High School Eastside High School Antelope Valley High School Lancaster High School Littlerock High School Quartz Hill High School Verdugo Hills Senior High School Crescenta Valley High School
Hispanic 69.8% 24.5% 57.3% 51.0% 70.7% 53.7% 51.5% 43.3% 70.8% 27.1% 56.7% 10.4%
African American 16.7% 15.2% 18.8% 16.7% 17.2% 30.5% 33.0% 23.7% 9.4% 11.5% 2.1% 0%
White 9.4% 51.6% 22.9% 22.9% 9.1% 13.7% 13.4% 25.8% 19.8% 56.2% 32.0% 56.2%
Asian 2.1% 4.7% 0% 5.2% 2.0% 1.1% 1.0% 5.2% 0% 5.2% 9.3% 33.3%
Multiracial 2.1% 2.6% 0% 4.2% 1.0% 1.1% 1.0% 2.1% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Native American 0% 1.1% 1.0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.4% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%

Enrollment

Enrollment
Grade 8 0.5%
Grade 9 27.9%
Grade 10 28.0%
Grade 11 21.8%
Grade 12 21.9%

Educational Outcomes Read more about this school's educational outcomes

Student Polls

If you could do it all over again, would you still want to go to this school?     Based on 29 responses

  • 69% Yes
  • 14% Not sure.
  • 17% No

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 12 responses

  • 47% Teachers who actually care
  • 40% The variety of students who attend
  • 7% Nothing
  • 7% It is not just a school but a family.

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 10 responses

  • 50% Very old
  • 30% Drugs
  • 20% Girls

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 15 responses

  • 60% The medical education program
  • 13% The security system
  • 13% Absolutely nothing
  • 7% School pride
  • 7% The awesome F.A.S.T Academy

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 14 responses

  • 29% Good
  • 21% Fun
  • 21% Mediocre
  • 21% It's alright . People act ghetto
  • 7% Excellent

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 15 responses

  • 47% To have fun, enjoy time there and not procrasinate
  • 33% Don't get caught up in drama
  • 13% They are very strict about attendence
  • 7% To be prepared for class and be nice to everybody.