Antelope Valley High School

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Antelope Valley High School
Address
44900 Division Street
Lancaster, California, Los Angeles County 93535
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
Information
Funding type Public
Established 1912
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]
Grades 9-12
Gender Co-ed
Number of students 1,775
Color(s) Black and Red         
Nickname Antelopes
Alumni Frank Zappa
Website
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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 1912, and had its first graduating class in 1912.[5] 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),[6] Rockette Morton (Mark Boston), Carl Dante (Film Composer) and Zoot Horn Rollo (Bill Harkleroad).

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