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Pete William J. Knight High School is a public school in South Antelope Valley Township, California. It has 3,418 students in grades 9-12. According to state standards, 46% of students at this school are considered proficient in math and/or reading. There have been 395 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

37423 70th St East
Palmdale, CA 93552
(661) 533-9000

Ratings and Reviews
3.8 from 395 reviews
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    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Teachers: Most of the teachers are very helpful.
    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Extracurriculars: There are plenty of extra curriculars available.
    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Administration & Policies: School feels safe, and counselors are always there when needed.
    • High School Senior
    • 5
    Student Culture & Diversity: I feel as though it depends on who you hang out with but for me and my personal experience my friends are great and I love hanging out with my friends.
    • High School Senior
    • 5
    Overall Experience: I had a horrible experience at the school I attended before this and ever since I enrolled in Pete knight I have had such an amazing memorable experience! If I could start all over I would start here no doubt about it!

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Comparable Schools

Niche Grade Name Distance Total Students
1.66 Desert Sands Charter High School 4 mi. 2,205
2.33 Littlerock High School 4 mi. 1,789
2.33 Palmdale High School 5 mi. 3,018
2.66 Eastside High School 9 mi. 2,543
3.33 Highland High School 10 mi. 3,064

Around Pete William J. Knight High School

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


Grade 9 28.9%
Grade 10 28.4%
Grade 11 21.3%
Grade 12 21.4%

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 39 responses

  • 77% Yes
  • 15% Not sure.
  • 8% No

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 25 responses

  • 27% Teachers
  • 22% Sports
  • 16% Competitiveness
  • 16% The campus
  • 14% Positive atmosphere
  • 5% The respectfulness of the students

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 25 responses

  • 38% Some of the bad students who attend the school
  • 35% The trash on the floor
  • 12% Administration
  • 9% Security
  • 6% Lack of particepation with staff

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 27 responses

  • 70% The AP program success
  • 22% Students at Knight High have the will to succeed.
  • 4% The colors
  • 4% School spirit

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 27 responses

  • 30% Competitive
  • 22% Fun
  • 19% Intriguing
  • 15% Moxed Feelings
  • 7% Boring
  • 7% Memorable experience

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 25 responses

  • 40% No matter how hard it gets just keep movingforward
  • 36% Be yourself and stay positive.
  • 12% Stay out of trouble, never be someone you're not.
  • 12% Make sure to find and be around good people

How strongly do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements regarding parent involvement at this school?     Based on 20 responses

Strongly disagree
Strongly agree
  • Most parents at this school put too much pressure on their kids
  • Most parents at this school are very involved in their child's education
  • The PTA/PTO (i.e. parent groups) are very committed and have a positive impact on the school environment
  • Most parents at this school care about the success of all students, not just their own
  • Parental support/attendance is very high for school athletic events
  • Parental support/attendance is very high for non-athletic school events
  • The parents at this school have a very positive impact on the school's environment and culture
  • The parents at this school respect the opinions and judgements of teachers and administrators
  • Most parents at this school are really great parents.

What is your overall opinion of this school?     Based on 19 responses

  • 37% I love everything about this school.
  • 58% I like mostly everything about this school, but there are some things I wish were different.
  • 5% I like a few things about this school, but I'm disappointed in general.
  • 0% I hate everything about this school.