Palmdale Public Schools

Source & Methodology

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Due to Covid-19, standardized testing did not take place during the 2019-2020 academic school year. Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2018
  • Educational Environment: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.
  • All data updated June 2021

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School Districts in Palmdale


Palmdale Elementary School District Details

Palmdale Elementary School District
39139 10th St. E.
Palmdale, CA 93550

18,229 Students enrolled in District

28 Schools in District

UNREPORTED Students Per Classroom (State average is UNREPORTED)

Palmdale Elementary School District School Quality Ratings

District Quality Compared to California

(10 is best)

Better than of CA school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of U.S. school districts.

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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

60 50 40 30 20 10 0
26%
45%
31%
51%
20%
39%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
District
State

Schools in this District

School Grades
Barrel Springs Elementary School
3636 Ponderosa Way
Palmdale, CA, 93550
KG-05
Buena Vista Elementary School
37005 Hillcrest Dr.
Palmdale, CA, 93552
KG-05
Cactus Medical Health And Technology Magnet Academ School
3243 E. Ave. R 8
Palmdale, CA, 93550
06-08
Chaparral Elementary School
37230 37th St. E.
Palmdale, CA, 93550
KG-05
Cimarron Elementary School
36940 45th St. E.
Palmdale, CA, 93552
KG-05
David G. Millen Law And Government Magnet Academy School
39221 22nd St. W.
Palmdale, CA, 93551
06-08
Desert Rose Elementary School
37730 27th St. E.
Palmdale, CA, 93550
KG-08
Desert Willow Fine Arts Sci And Tech Magnet Acad School
36555 Sunny Ln.
Palmdale, CA, 93550
06-08
Dos Caminos Dual Immersion School
39066 Palm Tree Way
Palmdale, CA, 93551
KG-08
Golden Poppy Elementary School
37802 Rockie Ln.
Palmdale, CA, 93552
KG-05
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School District Enrollment by Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 4.8% 24.0%
Black 15.4% 5.5%
Hispanic 77.5% 57.0%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 1.3% 12.5%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.9% 1.0%
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 91.6% 59.2%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 78.8% 51.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 12.7% 7.4%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,596 $150,233,000 40.8%
Support Expenditures
Student $981 $22,334,000 6.1%
Staff $824 $18,757,000 5.1%
General Administration $66 $1,501,000 0.4%
School Administration $928 $21,130,000 5.7%
Operation $996 $22,696,000 6.2%
Transportation $304 $6,932,000 1.9%
Other $840 $19,126,000 5.2%
Total Support $4,938 $112,476,000 30.6%
Non-instructional Expenditures $4,620 $105,229,000 28.6%
Total Expenditures $16,154 $367,938,000 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,397 $45,595,285,000 48.9%
Support Expenditures
Student $770 $4,748,066,000 5.1%
Staff $749 $4,614,248,000 4.9%
General Administration $125 $769,590,000 0.8%
School Administration $816 $5,028,140,000 5.4%
Operation $1,171 $7,220,628,000 7.7%
Transportation $278 $1,714,208,000 1.8%
Other $653 $4,027,094,000 4.3%
Total Support $4,562 $28,121,974,000 30.2%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,165 $19,510,107,000 20.9%
Total Expenditures $15,124 $93,227,366,000 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,069 $358,201,987,000 50.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $716 $36,303,849,544 5.1%
Staff $569 $28,839,133,000 4.1%
General Administration $233 $11,807,269,000 1.7%
School Administration $680 $34,450,660,000 4.8%
Operation $1,094 $55,418,509,000 7.8%
Transportation $494 $25,019,268,456 3.5%
Other $430 $21,796,799,000 3.1%
Total Support $4,216 $213,635,488,000 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,767 $140,198,177,000 19.7%
Total Expenditures $14,052 $712,035,652,000 100.0%

Westside Union Elementary School District Details

Westside Union Elementary School District
41914 50th St. W.
Quartz Hill, CA 93536

9,686 Students enrolled in District

12 Schools in District

UNREPORTED Students Per Classroom (State average is UNREPORTED)

Westside Union Elementary School District School Quality Ratings

District Quality Compared to California

(10 is best)

Better than of CA school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of U.S. school districts.

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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

60 50 40 30 20 10 0
42%
45%
49%
51%
34%
39%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
District
State

Schools in this District

School Grades
Anaverde Hills School
2902 Greenbrier St.
Palmdale, CA, 93551
KG-08
Cottonwood Elementary School
2740 W. Ave. P 8
Palmdale, CA, 93551
KG-06
Del Sur Senior Elementary School
9023 W. Ave. H
Lancaster, CA, 93536
KG-08
Esperanza Elementary School
40521 35th St. W.
Palmdale, CA, 93551
KG-06
Gregg Anderson Academy School
5151 W. Ave. N 8
Palmdale, CA, 93551
KG-08
Hillview Middle School
40525 Peonza Ln.
Palmdale, CA, 93551
06-08
Joe Walker Middle School
5632 W. Ave. L 8
Lancaster, CA, 93536
06-08
Leona Valley Elementary School
9063 W. Leona Ave.
Leona Valley, CA, 93551
KG-08
Quartz Hill Elementary School
41820 N. 50th St. W.
Quartz Hill, CA, 93536
KG-06
Rancho Vista Elementary School
40641 Peonza Ln.
Palmdale, CA, 93551
KG-06
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School District Enrollment by Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 33.0% 24.0%
Black 11.2% 5.5%
Hispanic 51.7% 57.0%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 3.8% 12.5%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.3% 1.0%
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 49.9% 59.2%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 44.1% 51.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 5.9% 7.4%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,388 $60,259,000 56.5%
Support Expenditures
Student $637 $6,011,000 5.6%
Staff $350 $3,299,000 3.1%
General Administration $117 $1,102,000 1.0%
School Administration $638 $6,017,000 5.6%
Operation $809 $7,634,000 7.2%
Transportation $242 $2,286,000 2.1%
Other $505 $4,762,000 4.5%
Total Support $3,298 $31,111,000 29.1%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,630 $15,372,000 14.4%
Total Expenditures $11,316 $106,742,000 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,397 $45,595,285,000 48.9%
Support Expenditures
Student $770 $4,748,066,000 5.1%
Staff $749 $4,614,248,000 4.9%
General Administration $125 $769,590,000 0.8%
School Administration $816 $5,028,140,000 5.4%
Operation $1,171 $7,220,628,000 7.7%
Transportation $278 $1,714,208,000 1.8%
Other $653 $4,027,094,000 4.3%
Total Support $4,562 $28,121,974,000 30.2%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,165 $19,510,107,000 20.9%
Total Expenditures $15,124 $93,227,366,000 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,069 $358,201,987,000 50.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $716 $36,303,849,544 5.1%
Staff $569 $28,839,133,000 4.1%
General Administration $233 $11,807,269,000 1.7%
School Administration $680 $34,450,660,000 4.8%
Operation $1,094 $55,418,509,000 7.8%
Transportation $494 $25,019,268,456 3.5%
Other $430 $21,796,799,000 3.1%
Total Support $4,216 $213,635,488,000 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,767 $140,198,177,000 19.7%
Total Expenditures $14,052 $712,035,652,000 100.0%

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