High Desert



High Desert Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

High Desert Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 99
7 128
8 105
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

High Desert is a public elementary school located in Acton, CA in the Acton-Agua Dulce Unf School District. It enrolls 332 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 26.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 332
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 26.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 12.5

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High Desert Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 170
(51%)
533
(49%)
 Male 162
(49%)
552
(51%)

High Desert Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 188
(57%)
508
(47%)
 Hispanic 101
(30%)
372
(34%)
 Two or More 32
(10%)
122
(11%)
 Asian 5
(2%)
10
(1%)
 Black 3
(1%)
55
(5%)
 American Indian 3
(1%)
16
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
2
(0%)

High Desert Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 248
(75%)
675
(62%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 63
(19%)
348
(32%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 21
(6%)
62
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of High Desert students on free and reduced lunch assistance (25.3%) is significantly lower than the state average of 58.5%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

High Desert Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 452
2006 452
2007 436
2008 462
2009 423
2010 430
2011 399
2012 332

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 21.3
2006 21.5
2007 19.2
2008 25.7
2009 22.3
2010 N/A
2011 24.2
2012 26.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.17035398230088
2006 0.17920353982301
2007 0.25229357798165
2008 0.24675324675325
2009 0.33569739952719
2010 0.33023255813953
2011
2012 0.25301204819277

Compare High Desert to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,660.0% 26.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 25.3%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 

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Public 06 - 08 332 26.6:1  
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High Schools Elementary Schools

Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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