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44701 32nd Street West
Lancaster, CA 93536

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November 10, 2012
LnHS has its ups and downs like every high school. I personally have never seen a bullying incident in person, or heard about one. The one thing that is unstoppable is the ratio of white to any other race. But other than that, Lancaster has nothing but praises from me.

- submitted by a parent
August 07, 2012
The faculty at this school is terrific everyone cares about student achievement and safety unfortunately a small population of the student body does not value learning and has poor behavior and work ethics. The A.P program is outstanding and sports are very good. It is not a perfect school but it would improve if everyone worked together to enforce discipline and high academic standards.

- submitted by a parent
November 04, 2011
It is awful that a school with such hard working teachers are not being helped by the girls varsity soccer coach. Academics should come first!!!!! Im not sure how his policies are accepted by administration. My daughter was trying out for varsity, not only did weight training and goally proactice with the varsity coach off season to show how dedicated she was, but was denied getting out 15 min early twice a week to take her Kaplan prepcourse that is only 3 weeks long. He didn't even give me a chance to explain the situation, refered me to the ahtletic director which told me thats his policy any girl gets out early, she cant try out for varsity she will have to stay in JV. I then spoke to the Vic principal and she said the same thing. Didn;t even offer to talk to the coach about it. Whey have a Vice principal in athletics if coaches can do what they want. tha is scarry.

- submitted by a parent
January 09, 2011
This is a safe school for students. The reviews that state student body has racial tension are (as of the past 4 years) completely false. I am your standard white kid and not once have I felt threatened by my peers. As for students that did experience physical harm their parents might not have the full story on how that came to pass. I give this school a 3 because of truly terrible administration and counselors. When you have an IQ of 138 its annoying to be spoken to as an idiot.

- submitted by a student
November 09, 2010
My son got two D's and wanted to retake the classes to actually learn. I met with counselors and they said not to worry, he didn't need those anyway and even said he could just fail the two he was in now and they would put him in two Teacher's Aid classes next semester. I pulled him out that day, he was a Junior. Oh, did I mention he was assaulted by kids at his school off campus just riding a skateboard - they tried to rob him and gave him a concussion and small brain bleed! My daughter was getting poor grades because if she did well she got teased by her "friends". I also pulled her out and moved my family out of AV.

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January 28, 2010
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November 16, 2009
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October 03, 2009
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July 09, 2009
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- submitted by a teacher
July 05, 2009
Unfortunately, it's true that overcrowding is an issue at this school. The school was originally designed for about 2200 students. Portables have been added to accommodate the increase, but while that provides more classroom space the cafeteria, gyms, and quad remain the same. Simply getting lunch becomes a major ordeal. As a result LnHS has gone to a double lunch, but because of the confusing block schedule some classes are split in half. Many students end up with first lunch one day and second lunch the next. Furthermore, the focus on test scores in core subjects has led to a complete lack of vocational classes. This district's focus on college prep leaves no options for the vast majority of students who don't go on to a four-year institution.

- submitted by a teacher
May 21, 2009
This is a good school. Good mix of students. Teachers and staff are wonderful. Principal is outstanding. Has had some issues in the past but the environment now is very good. I enjoy the school as well as my student.

- submitted by a parent
July 27, 2008
I go to this school and it is a really good school. Yeah there is traffic but there are such things as legs. Yes, they make wonderful gifts. I love the teachers and everything else =].

- submitted by a student
May 24, 2008
All three of my children have been students at Lancaster High School. My youngest is currently a junior. Two of my children also attended another more 'prestigious' school within our district during their freshman and sophomore years and they both begged me to transfer them to LnHS. I am so glad that I did! They have told me that the students their are more friendly and I feel that the education they have received is superb. Their robotics team is amazing, as well as their other programs. I have nothing but praise for LnHS.

- submitted by a parent
May 11, 2008
Overcrowded, difficult to contact Principal and teachers.S.W.A.T. team, police called to school too many times. Violece and crime is now a daily occurance with no info. to parents . If I wasn't there to see first hand to witness 20 or so SWAT members on the roof, sides of buildings. on front lawn and scaling walls I would not have been told anything about it by school officials.This school needs help!! My kid said she avoided confrontations, kept her mouth shut because this is a mean school to attend (meaning the students are in control)

- submitted by a parent
March 22, 2008
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- submitted by a student
no rating November 29, 2007
Overall a very adequate school. The Principal, administrative staff, teachers, and security staff have all shown to take great interest in their students success. The school is overcrowded which lends itself to certain problems. The streets around the school are inadequate to handle the school congestion in the morning and afternoon.

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September 14, 2007
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- submitted by a student
April 03, 2007
This high school has major overcrowding issues. The school has had to double security. Traffic is really bad, thank goodness my kid walks. They do have an excellent AP program, AVID (to get kids college bound), CAMP (art prog.), ROTC & sports. The teachers really do the best they can under the circumstances. They also have LINK, a wonderful mentoring program for incoming freshmen, new students, & international transfers, run by the 11th/12th grades. If your child is self-sufficient, confident, intelligent, and can stay out of trouble, they will grow and do very well. If your child has half these qualities, they will be just fine.

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April 02, 2007
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February 18, 2007
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- submitted by a parent
September 18, 2006
This school is not just a bit overcrowded its way overcrowded. When school gets out there is not enough supervision. Picking up your child is a nightmare. This school needs way more security.

- submitted by a parent
April 28, 2006
Lancaster High School has a large number of new teachers. Also this school is extremely over crouded.

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March 12, 2006
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- submitted by a student
February 06, 2006
After many years in the public education system we pulled our children out of Lancaster, on in the middle of Jr. year and one at the end of 9th grade and put them in private school. Not for their education, but for their safety. The principle on campus refuses to admit that there is a problem.

- submitted by a parent
October 18, 2005
Lancaster High School offers a broad range of academic and non-academic subjects, from Show Choir to AP Chemistry. The school offers outstanding programs in music, drama, Air Force ROTC, and athletics. Under-performing and economically challenged students are mentored to enter college through an active participation in Achievement Via Individual Determination (AVID) classes. The entire staff and faculty work in concert to provide a clean and more importantly a safe campus for all students. Lancaster High is a culturally diverse campus that embraces differences.

- submitted by a teacher
August 10, 2005
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- submitted by a former student
July 08, 2005
My kids took AP classes at Lancaster High and had a great experience. The teachers cared and the AP students were overall very interested in their education. School spirit and a sense of community hasn't quite happened yet. But the school doesn't have a rich history yet.

- submitted by a parent
June 15, 2005
Overcrowded! Too much racial tension! Inconsiderate teachers and staff!

- submitted by a parent
January 10, 2005
I feel that Lancaster Hish is a pretty good school academically me, having two kids I find myself up there quite a bit to see their different events. But there are a couple of things I don't like. We only have Spanish as a subject and my children are fluent. So why do they need to take it? I feel they should have better performing atrs.Music is actually available I should say but I don't feel everyone is involved enough soo it has it's advantages and disadvantages.

- submitted by a parent
January 09, 2005
this is not safe and they are talking about spliting the school in two and put freshman by themselves that is retarded.

- submitted by a student
November 08, 2004
I have found the staff somewhat rude and assuming. I am concerned for the way they treat the children daily, based on the treatment I have recieved.

- submitted by a parent
July 04, 2004
My son has just finished his junior year of high school. If it wasn't for the friends that he has known since kindergarden I would transfer him to Quartz Hill High, the school that he is now supposed to attend. My younger son will not be going to this school! The parking and traffic is a nightmare, the fights and racial tension is highly dangerous. The quality of kids that attend is poor as is the communication between the parents and teachers. If you plan on sending your child to Lancaster High, good luck.

- submitted by a parent
April 10, 2004
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Lancaster High School
44701 32nd Street West, Lancaster, CA  93536
(661) 726-7649
Last modified Lancaster High School is a Public school that serves grades 9-12. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 5 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Lancaster High School Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 33 reviews. Top