Lancaster High School in Lancaster, CA - Niche

Overall
Niche Grade
Details
  • Grades
    9-12
  • Students
    2,318
  • Type
    Public, Magnet
  • Reviews
    462 3.5
  • Ranking

Lancaster High School is a public magnet school in Lancaster, California. It has 2,318 students in grades 9-12. According to state standards, 58% of students at this school are considered proficient in math and/or reading. There have been 462 reviews written and they have been mixed.

44701 32nd St West
Lancaster, CA 93536
(661) 726-7649

Ratings and Reviews
3.5 from 462 reviews
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    • High School Sophomore
    • 5
    Student Culture & Diversity: I love it! everybody knows everybody and it is just wonderful..
    • High School Sophomore
    • 2
    Academics: The teachers give you too much work and they expect you to do it by the next class.
    • High School Sophomore
    • 3
    Health & Safety: It's whatever. Whatever you do is your business and you have to handle it yourself.
    • High School Sophomore
    • 4
    Teachers: The teachers at Lancaster high are great and friendly they offer a lot of help when needed
    • High School Senior
    • 3
    Overall Experience: I would choose this school again based on the students there. They are all hardworking students.

Academics Read more about this school's academics

Nearby Schools

Niche Grade Name Type
2.33 Amargosa Creek Middle School Public
2.00 West Wind Elementary School Public
4.00 Soar High (Students on Academic Rise) Public, Alternative
2.66 Bethel Christian School Private, Religious
2.00 Nancy Cory Elementary School Public
2.00 Endeavour Middle School Public
1.66 Desert Sands Charter School Public, Charter
Pinecrest School - Lancaster Private
2.00 John & Jacquelyn Miller Elementary School Public
2.66 Desert Christian Schools Private, Religious
1.66 Desert View Elementary School Public
4.00 Antelope Valley Christian School Private, Religious
1.66 Monte Vista Elementary School Public
2.00 Sunnydale Elementary School Public
Lancaster Montessori School Private, Montessori
2.33 Valley View Elementary School Public
1.33 Life Source International Charter School Public, Charter
Grace Lutheran School Private, Religious
Antelope Valley Adventist School Private, Religious
1.00 Crossroads Community Day Public, Alternative
1.66 Lancaster Alternative & Virtual Academies Public, Alternative
Desert Montessori Academy Private, Montessori
1.66 Sierra Elementary School Public
3.33 Paraclete High School Private, Religious
1.66 Mariposa Elementary School Public
Sacred Heart Elementary School Private, Religious
2.33 Sundown Elementary School Public
Westside Academy Public, Alternative
2.66 Quartz Hill Elementary School Public
2.66 Antelope Valley High School Public, Magnet
2.33 Joe Walker Middle School Public
3.33 Quartz Hill High School Public, Magnet
Academies of the Antelope Valley Public, Charter, Magnet
1.33 Joshua Elementary School Public
2.33 Desert Winds Continuation High School Public, Alternative
2.00 El Dorado Elementary School Public
1.66 iLEAD Lancaster Charter School Public, Charter
1.33 Piute Middle School Public
1.33 Linda Verde Elementary School Public
1.66 New Vista Middle School Public
3.00 Esperanza Elementary School Public
3.66 Gregg Anderson Academy Public
2.66 Hillview Middle School Public
2.66 Rancho Vista Elementary School Public
Vineyard Christian School Private, Religious
2.00 Jack Northrop Elementary School Public
1.66 Lincoln Elementary School Public
2.00 Discovery School Public
Westside Christian School Private, Religious
3.00 Anaverde Hills Public
2.66 Cottonwood Elementary School Public
2.00 David G. Millen Intermediate Public
2.00 Summerwind Elementary School Public
2.66 Del Sur Senior Elementary School Public
3.00 Highland High School Public, Magnet
1.33 Juniper Intermediate Public
Dos Caminos Public, Alternative
1.66 Columbia Elementary School Public
1.66 Tierra Bonita Elementary School Public
2.66 Ocotillo Elementary School Public
1.66 Gifford C. Cole Middle School Public
2.66 Eastside High School Public
R. Rex Parris High School Public, Alternative
1.00 Yucca Elementary School Public
2.66 Leona Valley Elementary School Public
Shema Christian Private, Alternative, Religious
3.33 Lancaster Baptist School Private, Religious
Eastside Academy/Transitional Learning Center Public, Alternative
2.66 Palmdale Learning Plaza Public
1.66 Palm Tree Elementary School Public
Guidance Charter School Public, Charter
1.66 Antelope Valley Learning Academy Public, Charter
Phoenix High Community Day Public, Alternative
1.66 Tumbleweed Elementary School Public
Patterns In Excellence High School Private, Religious
Palmdale Aerospace Academy Public, Charter

Comparable Schools

Niche Grade Name Distance Total Students
1.66 Desert Sands Charter School 2 mi. 1,392
2.66 Antelope Valley High School 3 mi. 1,726
3.33 Quartz Hill High School 4 mi. 3,135
3.00 Highland High School 7 mi. 3,032
2.66 Eastside High School 7 mi. 2,353

Around Lancaster High School

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

Gender

Gender
Female 49%
Male 50%

Student Diversity

Lancaster High School United States Antelope Valley High School Desert Sands Charter School Eastside High School Highland High School Quartz Hill High School
Hispanic 43.0% 25.0% 53.0% 52.0% 47.0% 55.0% 34.0%
White 26.0% 51.0% 9.0% 23.0% 16.0% 19.0% 43.0%
African American 19.0% 15.0% 31.0% 19.0% 29.0% 15.0% 12.0%
Asian 5.0% 4.8% 1.0% 1.0% 2.0% 5.0% 5.0%
Multiracial 3.0% 2.8% 2.0% 0% 3.0% 2.0% 3.0%
Native American 0% 1.1% 0% 1.0% 1.0% 1.0% 0%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.4% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%

Enrollment

Enrollment
Grade 9 27.5%
Grade 10 26.5%
Grade 11 22.5%
Grade 12 23.5%

Educational Outcomes Read more about this school's educational outcomes

Student Opinions

If you could do it all over again, would you still want to go to this school?     Based on 67 responses

  • 60% Yes
  • 30% Not sure.
  • 10% No

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 45 responses

  • 20% The people
  • 16% Clubs
  • 16% Special programs (Eagle Robotics, AFJROTC, etc.)
  • 15% The open minded teachers
  • 12% The sports games
  • 8% The strict antibullying policy
  • 5% The school dances
  • 5% The elective courses offered
  • 3% Clubs/ Pep rallies
  • 1% The students

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 39 responses

  • 16% Bathroom was always dirty
  • 16% Students make it hard to learn
  • 16% The teachers don't really teach you teach yourself
  • 14% Administration's priorities are out of whack
  • 12% Our football program
  • 10% Cutting the choice of electives
  • 8% Nonchalant security guards
  • 4% No real form of punishment was administered
  • 4% Some teachers favorite students too much.
  • 1% School staff doesn't care about the students

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 45 responses

  • 33% Robotics
  • 31% AFJROTC unit
  • 13% LAMPE Program
  • 9% Great School Spirit
  • 4% Relationships found within sports teams
  • 4% The Students
  • 2% AVID
  • 2% ROTC

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 49 responses

  • 45% Diverse
  • 18% Open
  • 14% Average
  • 8% Different
  • 6% Strange
  • 6% Bad
  • 2% Easy to make friends

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 39 responses

  • 51% Cherish everything because time will fly
  • 23% Get involved in as many clubs as possible
  • 18% Know your counselor for clubs and class access
  • 5% The school is really big and easy to get lost in
  • 3% Keep your head low and just get through the day

What is your overall opinion of this school?     Based on 41 responses

  • 12% I love everything about this school.
  • 73% I like mostly everything about this school, but there are some things I wish were different.
  • 12% I like a few things about this school, but I'm disappointed in general.
  • 2% I hate everything about this school.