Quartz Hill High School in Lancaster, CA - Niche

Overall
Niche Grade
Details
  • Grades
    9-12
  • Students
    3,135
  • Type
    Public, Magnet
  • Reviews
    417 3.6
  • Ranking

Quartz Hill High School is a public magnet school in Lancaster, California. It has 3,135 students in grades 9-12. According to state standards, 65% of students at this school are considered proficient in math and/or reading. There have been 417 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

6040 West Ave L
Quartz Hill, CA 93536
(661) 718-3100

Ratings and Reviews
3.6 from 417 reviews
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    • Niche User
    • 3
    Student Culture & Diversity: Its pretty much equal, many different races and cultures
    • Niche User
    • 3
    Health & Safety: There's trash around the campus but it is fault of the students of by not throwing their trashin the trashcans provided outside and inside the classrooms all over the campus. Safety is good on campus for security is always out but only a couple carry arms.
    • Niche User
    • 3
    Extracurriculars: It is like almost all the other high schools with the sports such as baseball, basketball, football, softball, volleyball, and track as well as and basic clubs like Spanish Club, Band, Multicultural Club, French Club, Art Club, and Dance.
    • Niche User
    • 4
    Overall Experience: I enjoyed all 4 of my high school years & passes all my classes with help from teachers.
    • Niche User
    • 3
    Teachers: There is a variety of teachers and all are good in there own ways even if they're harsh.

Academics Read more about this school's academics

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2.66 Quartz Hill Elementary School Public
2.00 Endeavour Middle School Public
3.66 Gregg Anderson Academy Public
4.00 Antelope Valley Christian School Private, Religious
2.00 Nancy Cory Elementary School Public
2.66 Hillview Middle School Public
2.33 Valley View Elementary School Public
2.66 Rancho Vista Elementary School Public
2.00 West Wind Elementary School Public
2.66 Bethel Christian School Private, Religious
3.33 Paraclete High School Private, Religious
4.00 Soar High (Students on Academic Rise) Public, Alternative
3.00 Esperanza Elementary School Public
3.00 Lancaster High School Public, Magnet
2.33 Amargosa Creek Middle School Public
2.66 Leona Valley Elementary School Public
2.00 John & Jacquelyn Miller Elementary School Public
Pinecrest School - Lancaster Private
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1.66 Desert Sands Charter School Public, Charter
2.66 Del Sur Senior Elementary School Public
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2.66 Desert Christian Schools Private, Religious
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1.66 Desert View Elementary School Public
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Lancaster Montessori School Private, Montessori
1.66 Lancaster Alternative & Virtual Academies Public, Alternative
1.00 Crossroads Community Day Public, Alternative
Grace Lutheran School Private, Religious
Desert Montessori Academy Private, Montessori
2.00 Summerwind Elementary School Public
2.00 David G. Millen Intermediate Public
Westside Christian School Private, Religious
Antelope Valley Adventist School Private, Religious
Sacred Heart Elementary School Private, Religious
Dos Caminos Public, Alternative
1.33 Juniper Intermediate Public
1.66 Mariposa Elementary School Public
2.66 Ocotillo Elementary School Public
1.66 iLEAD Lancaster Charter School Public, Charter
1.33 Joshua Elementary School Public
2.66 Antelope Valley High School Public, Magnet
2.00 El Dorado Elementary School Public
2.33 Desert Winds Continuation High School Public, Alternative
1.66 New Vista Middle School Public
1.33 Linda Verde Elementary School Public
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Comparable Schools

Niche Grade Name Distance Total Students
3.00 Lancaster High School 4 mi. 2,318
3.00 Highland High School 6 mi. 3,032
2.66 Antelope Valley High School 7 mi. 1,726
2.66 Eastside High School 10 mi. 2,353
2.33 Palmdale High School 10 mi. 2,853

Around Quartz Hill High School

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

Gender

Gender
Female 48%
Male 51%

Student Diversity

Quartz Hill High School United States Antelope Valley High School Eastside High School Highland High School Lancaster High School Palmdale High School
White 43.0% 51.0% 9.0% 16.0% 19.0% 26.0% 8.0%
Hispanic 34.0% 25.0% 53.0% 47.0% 55.0% 43.0% 70.0%
African American 12.0% 15.0% 31.0% 29.0% 15.0% 19.0% 16.0%
Asian 5.0% 4.8% 1.0% 2.0% 5.0% 5.0% 1.0%
Multiracial 3.0% 2.8% 2.0% 3.0% 2.0% 3.0% 1.0%
Native American 0% 1.1% 0% 1.0% 1.0% 0% 1.0%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.4% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%

Enrollment

Enrollment
Grade 9 24.7%
Grade 10 26.2%
Grade 11 25.0%
Grade 12 24.2%

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 63 responses

  • 75% Yes
  • 19% Not sure.
  • 6% No

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 49 responses

  • 28% Academics
  • 18% Clubs
  • 18% Sports
  • 17% People
  • 15% The good teachers
  • 1% Band
  • 1% Administration
  • 1% Simonds

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 40 responses

  • 20% Select few teachers
  • 18% Dress code
  • 18% The trash
  • 15% People
  • 10% Administration
  • 10% The food
  • 9% The campus
  • 1% Students will not take anything seriously.

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 48 responses

  • 33% IB Program
  • 17% Academic Scholars
  • 17% Academics and sports
  • 17% Sports
  • 10% A safe school
  • 6% A safe school, Academics and sports, IB/AP Program

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 50 responses

  • 32% Spirited
  • 20% Ambitious
  • 16% Average
  • 10% Influential
  • 8% Vessel of opportunities
  • 6% Life changing
  • 6% Above-average
  • 2% Inconvenient but necessary

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 44 responses

  • 36% Be Yourself
  • 34% Be with people who only bring out the best in you
  • 11% To do good in school. Try not to fail
  • 9% It's only temporary
  • 9% Don't try so hard to fit in.

What is your overall opinion of this school?     Based on 44 responses

  • 23% I love everything about this school.
  • 68% I like mostly everything about this school, but there are some things I wish were different.
  • 9% I like a few things about this school, but I'm disappointed in general.
  • 0% I hate everything about this school.