Palmdale Prep


Spring 2020 Holidays & Student Free Days


Palmdale Prep students are engaged with our community.  Check out the handmade cards they created for a WWII Veteran turning 100 years old this month! Great job showing PRIDE & RESPECT Pacesetters!

Pacesetters Community


Pacesetters Community Cards


Congratulations to our promoting class of 2019

2019 Palmdale Prep Promotion

We are enrolling 7th & 8th grades

  • All Teachers are Highly Qualified
  • Healthcare Science
  • Student Team Environment
  • All Students Receive Chromebooks
  • School Focus on STEM, Health Careers, and AVID
  • Collaborative, Creative, Hands-On Learning
  • AVUHSD High School Academy Prep
  • 1:1 Technology
  • Located in the Heart of Palmdale
  • Monday - Friday 7:30am - 3:30pm

If you would like more information about Palmdale Prep, please fill out this Interest form!

Academy Prep Junior High Interest Form


School News

academy prep all mascots news

Would you like to learn more about Academy Prep Junior High? Come to an info session!

Info Sessions will be held at 5:30PM on the following dates:

Feb 4th & 18th @ Palmdale Prep—2270 East Ave Q Palmdale, Ca 93550

Feb 6th & 25th @ Knight Prep— 37423 70th St. East Palmdale, Ca 93550

Feb 4th & 25th @ SOAR Prep—6300 Wave L Lancaster, Ca 93536


Got Game? - NASEF is a national esports league that uses STEM learning with competitive video gaming. Don’t just be a another player, learn the business and officially train as a pro gamer.


CyberPatriot is a national student competition by the Air Force where you are in charge of managing & securing computer networks. Learn to be a white hacker today.

Bridge Award Recipients Group Picture

Yesterday, AVUHSD recognized 19 individuals and organizations that have volunteered significant contributions to improving student career readiness through their commitment of time, resources and/or donations.Thank you to all those who give time, resources and support to our students in countless ways!

Group Picture of those presenting at Preparate Conference

A few weeks ago, a group of District educators presented at the Prepárate™: Educating Latinos for the Future of America conference about AVUHSD's successful AP Computer Science Principles course, which is available at all of our high school campuses and offers students the opportunity to learn about technology on a global spectrum.

Measles FAQs

With the increase in cases of measles in LA County, we want to provide you with information about how you can protect yourself and your family from the measles. Information can be found here in English and Spanish. 

Elizabeth McKinstry headshot title awards

Dr. Elizabeth McKinstry, AVUHSD Director of Career Technical Education (CTE), who oversees the District's career academies and pathways that prepare students for a wide range of future college and career options was recently awarded two state honors for her support and work with staff, students and the community.