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Highland High School (Palmdale, California)

Highland High School is located in Palmdale, California and is part of the Antelope Valley Union High School District. About 4,000 students attend Highland High School in grades 9 through 12. It received a California Distinguished School award in 2005.

Highland High School
Address
39055 25th Street West

,
93551

Coordinates34°35′32″N 118°10′35″W / 34.59236°N 118.17648°W / 34.59236; -118.17648Coordinates: 34°35′32″N 118°10′35″W / 34.59236°N 118.17648°W / 34.59236; -118.17648
Information
TypePublic High School
Established1989
PrincipalChris Grado
Teaching staff125.81 (on a FTE basis)
Grades9-12
Enrollment2,886 (2016-17)[1]
Student to teacher ratio23.83
Color(s)Cardinal and Gold
NicknameBulldogs
YearbookParagon
Website
[2]

Highland High School was founded in 1989 in response to Palmdale's rapid population growth. Palmdale High School was not large enough to serve the children of the new families moving into the Antelope Valley. Highland High School is now the largest high school under the Antelope Valley Union High School District.

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DemographicsEdit

The demographic breakdown of the 3,032 students enrolled in 2013-14 was:

  • Male - 51.1%
  • Female - 48.9%
  • Native American/Alaskan - 1.1%
  • Asian/Pacific islanders - 5.9%
  • Black - 16.0%
  • Hispanic - 55.1%
  • White - 19.1%
  • Multiracial - 2.8%

53.9% of the students were eligible for free or reduced lunch.[2]

Notable alumniEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Highland High". National Center for Education Statistics. Retrieved January 26, 2019.
  2. ^ a b "Search for Public Schools - School Detail for Highland High". ed.gov. Retrieved 3 May 2016.

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