Antelope Valley High School

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Antelope Valley High School
44900 North Division St
Lancaster, California, Los Angeles County, 93535-2538
United States
Coordinates 34°42′02″N 118°07′44″W / 34.70059°N 118.12878°W / 34.70059; -118.12878Coordinates: 34°42′02″N 118°07′44″W / 34.70059°N 118.12878°W / 34.70059; -118.12878
Funding type Public
Founded 1909
School district Antelope Valley Union High School District
NCES District ID 0602820[1]
Superintendent David Vierra
CEEB Code 051355 [2]
NCES School ID 060282000203[3]
Principal Jodie Radford [4]
Asst. Principal Bret Derrico [4]
Grades 9-12
Gender Co-ed
Number of students 1806
Mascot Antelope
Nickname Lopes
Alumni Frank Zappa[5]

Antelope Valley High School is located in Lancaster, California, and is part of the Antelope Valley Union High School District, in northernmost Los Angeles County, California. It was founded in 1909, and had its first graduating class in 1912.[6] It is located near the western edge of the Mojave Desert. At the time of its founding, the school was a residential boarding school serving students from farms and ranches from north Los Angeles and south Kern counties. At present, the school primarily serves the population of Lancaster, California. During the 1960s, the high school served as meeting ground for musicians Frank Zappa, Captain Beefheart (Don Van Vliet),[7] Rockette Morton (Mark Boston), Carl Dante (Film Composer) and Zoot Horn Rollo (Bill Harkleroad).

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