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 stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,813 students
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 74 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

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
Hispanic
76%
52%
Black
8%
7%
White
15%
26%
Hawaiian
1%
1%
All Ethnic Groups
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
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%
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%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 23,497 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Palm Springs Unf School District
Number of Schools
Managed
30
4
Number of Students Managed 23,497 1,667
Graduation Rate n/a% n/a
District Total Revenue $257 MM $19 MM
District Spending $265 MM $18 MM
District Revenue / Student $10,538 $11,099
District Spending / Student $10,898 $10,975
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 Students Grades
  • Desert Hot SpringsEdward L. Wenzlaff Elementary School
    11625 West Dr
    Desert Hot SpringsCA 92240
    (760)251-7244
    0.2 mi | 719 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • Desert Hot SpringsTwo Bunch Palms Elementary School
    14250 West Dr
    Desert Hot SpringsCA 92240
    (760)251-7220
    1.2 mi | 861 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • Desert Hot SpringsCabot Yerxa Elementary School
    67067 Desert View
    Desert Hot SpringsCA 92240
    (760)251-2223
    1.3 mi | 804 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • Desert Hot SpringsPainted Hills Middle School
    9250 Sonora Dr
    Desert Hot SpringsCA 92240
    (760)416-6000
    1.3 mi | 777 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • Desert Hot SpringsDesert Springs Middle School
    66755 Two Bunch Palms Trail
    Desert Hot SpringsCA 92240
    (760)251-7200
    1.5 mi | 882 students | Gr. 6-8                      

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