Cactus Middle School

6th - 8th Grade

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National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), Common Core Data 2008-2009.
Data contained on this page is derived from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), an agency within the U.S. Department of Education. Information is believed to be reliable, but is not guaranteed and is subject to change. At this time, MuniNetGuide is not able to update specific school data. If you have any questions or concerns about the data listed for this school – including address and phone number – please contact the NCES.
Contact and address info

Palmdale Elementary

38060 20th St East
Palmdale, CA 93550

(661) 273-0847

Grade Sizes & Demographics

1,064 students attended Cactus Middle School in the 2008-2009 school year.

There were 47 teachers on staff, giving Cactus Middle School a student-teacher ratio of 20.5.

8th Grade - 465 Students

Cactus Middle School 8th Grade had 465 students

7th Grade - 485 Students

Cactus Middle School 7th Grade had 485 students

6th Grade - 114 Students

Cactus Middle School 6th Grade had 114 students

Latino - 68.7%

68.7% of Cactus Middle School's students are Latino

White - 6.7%

6.7% of Cactus Middle School's students are Caucasian

Black - 18.4%

18.4% of Cactus Middle School's students are of African descent

Asian - 2.3%

2.3% of Cactus Middle School's students are of Asian descent

Native American - 0.4%

0.4% of Cactus Middle School's students are Native American

Education features

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