Desert Hot Springs High School

Desert Hot Springs High School serves 1,813 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is higher than the CA average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 85% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 74%.
Desert Hot Springs High School operates within the Palm Springs Unf School District.

Overview

The student population of 1813 students has declined by 7% over five years.
The teacher population of 74 teachers has grown by 5% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,813 students
Desert Hot Springs High School Total Students (2000-2013)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 74 teachers
Desert Hot Springs High School Total Teachers (2000-2013)
Students by Grade Desert Hot Springs High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 has decreased from 27:1 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 25:1 22:1
Desert Hot Springs High School Student Teacher Ratio (2000-2013)
Hispanic
76%
52%
Desert Hot Springs High School Black Students (2000-2013)
Black
8%
7%
Desert Hot Springs High School Black Students (2000-2013)
White
15%
26%
Desert Hot Springs High School White Students (2000-2013)
Hawaiian
1%
1%
Desert Hot Springs High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
All Ethnic Groups Desert Hot Springs High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown CA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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 (2000-2013)
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.
71%
48%
Desert Hot Springs High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2000-2013)
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%
8%
Desert Hot Springs High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 23,497 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $10,538 is less than the state average of $11,099. The district revenue/student has grown by 25% over four years.
The district spending/student of $10,898 is less than the state average of $10,975. The district spending/student has grown by 42% over four years.
School District Name Palm Springs Unf School District
Number of Schools
Managed
30
4
Number of Students Managed 23,497 1,667
Palm Springs Unf School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate n/a% n/a
Palm Springs Unf School District Graduation Rate (2003-2008)
District Total Revenue $257 MM $19 MM
Palm Springs Unf School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $265 MM $18 MM
Palm Springs Unf School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,538 $11,099
Palm Springs Unf School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,898 $10,975
Palm Springs Unf School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby 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 Edward L. Wenzlaff Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Desert Hot SpringsEdward L. Wenzlaff Elementary School
    11625 West Dr
    Desert Hot SpringsCA 92240
    (760)251-7244
    0.2 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 719 students                      
  • Desert Hot SpringsTwo Bunch Palms Elementary School
    14250 West Dr
    Desert Hot SpringsCA 92240
    (760)251-7220
    1.2 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 861 students                      
  • Desert Hot SpringsCabot Yerxa Elementary School
    67067 Desert View
    Desert Hot SpringsCA 92240
    (760)251-2223
    1.3 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 804 students                      
  • Desert Hot SpringsPainted Hills Middle School
    9250 Sonora Dr
    Desert Hot SpringsCA 92240
    (760)416-6000
    1.3 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 777 students                      
  • Desert Hot SpringsDesert Springs Middle School
    66755 Two Bunch Palms Trail
    Desert Hot SpringsCA 92240
    (760)251-7200
    1.5 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 882 students                      

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