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Antelope Valley High School

Antelope Valley High School
Address
44900 North Division St
Lancaster, California, Los Angeles County, 93535-2538
United States
Coordinates
Information
Funding type Public
Founded 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]
Asst. Principal Bret Derrico [4]
Grades 9-12
Gender Co-ed
Number of students 1806
Mascot Antelope
Nickname Lopes
Alumni Frank Zappa

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).

Notable alumni

Notable alumni include:

References

  1. ^ "Search for Public School Districts – District Detail for Antelope Valley Union High School District".  
  2. ^ "LIST OF HIGH SCHOOLS". https://secure.californiacolleges.edu. Retrieved 3 February 2013. 
  3. ^ "Search for Public Schools - School Detail for Antelope Valley High School". National Center for Education Statistics. Retrieved 3 February 2013. 
  4. ^ a b "Administration". Antelope Valley High School. Retrieved 3 February 2013. 
  5. ^ Antelope Valley High School, Lancaster, CA at NNDB
  6. ^ http://www.beefheart.com/datharp/odyssey.htm
  7. ^ Kevin Appier at the Baseball Cube
  8. ^ Three's Company Cast Biographies
  9. ^ Sean Douglass at the Baseball Cube
  10. ^ Dwayne Murphy at the Baseball Cube
  11. ^ Jim Slaton, Antelope Valley High School, AVSports.com Hall of Fame. Accessed August 28, 2007.

External links

  • Antelope Valley High School website
  • Antelope Valley Union High School District website
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