Desert Hot Springs High School

Desert Hot Springs High School serves 1,750 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is lower than the CA average of 25:1.
Minority enrollment is 85% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 75%.
Desert Hot Springs High School operates within the Palm Springs Unified School District.
Palm Springs Unified School District's 80% graduation rate is lower than the CA state average of 83%.

School Overview

The student population of 1750 students has declined by 7% over five years.
The teacher population of 74 teachers has declined by 11% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,750 students
Desert Hot Springs High School Total Students (2000-2014)
Gender % Desert Hot Springs High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 74 teachers
Desert Hot Springs High School Total Teachers (2001-2014)
Students by Grade Desert Hot Springs High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 has decreased from 26:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.40 is less than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 24:1 25:1
Desert Hot Springs High School Student Teacher Ratio (2001-2014)
Asian
1%
11%
Desert Hot Springs High School Asian Students (2000-2014)
Hispanic
76%
53%
Desert Hot Springs High School Black Students (2000-2014)
Black
8%
6%
Desert Hot Springs High School Black Students (2000-2014)
White
15%
25%
Desert Hot Springs High School White Students (2000-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.40 0.42
Desert Hot Springs High School Diversity Score (2000-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
76%
49%
Desert Hot Springs High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2000-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
9%
9%
Desert Hot Springs High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2014)

District Comparison

Palm Springs Unified School District's student population of 23,360 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 80% has decreased from 99% over five years.
The revenue/student of $10,356 is higher than the state average of $10,238. The district revenue/student has grown by 9% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $10,768 is higher than the state average of $10,739. The district spending/student has grown by 17% over four years.
School District Name Palm Springs Unified School District
Number of Schools
Managed
30
4
Number of Students Managed 23,360 1,757
Palm Springs Unified School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 80% 83%
Palm Springs Unified School District Graduation Rate (2003-2010)
District Total Revenue $248 MM $17 MM
Palm Springs Unified School District District Total Revenue (1992-2010)
District Spending $258 MM $18 MM
Palm Springs Unified School District District Spending (1992-2010)
District Revenue / Student $10,356 $10,238
Palm Springs Unified School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $10,768 $10,739
Palm Springs Unified School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Mt. San Jacinto High School (9.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Painted Hills Middle School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Bella Vista Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Desert Hot SpringsBella Vista Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 727 students
    0.2 miles
    65750 Avenida Jalisco
    Desert Hot SpringsCA 92240
    (760)251-7244
    0.2KG-5727
  • Desert Hot SpringsTwo Bunch Palms Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 881 students
    1.2 miles
    14250 West Dr
    Desert Hot SpringsCA 92240
    (760)251-7220
    1.2KG-5881
  • Desert Hot SpringsCabot Yerxa Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 763 students
    1.3 miles
    67067 Desert View
    Desert Hot SpringsCA 92240
    (760)251-2223
    1.3KG-5763
  • Desert Hot SpringsPainted Hills Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 818 students
    1.3 miles
    9250 Sonora Dr
    Desert Hot SpringsCA 92240
    (760)416-6000
    1.36-8818
  • Desert Hot SpringsDesert Springs Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 885 students
    1.5 miles
    66755 Two Bunch Palms Trail
    Desert Hot SpringsCA 92240
    (760)251-7200
    1.56-8885

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