Cathedral City High School

Cathedral City High School serves 2,758 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is higher than the CA average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 89% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 74%.
Cathedral City High School operates within the Palm Springs Unf School District.

Overview

The student population of 2758 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,758 students
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 105 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The school's diversity score of 0.30 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 26:1 22:1
American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
3%
11%
Hispanic
83%
52%
Black
2%
7%
White
11%
26%
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.
0.30 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.
64%
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.
10%
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 Rancho Mirage High School (1.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Nellie N. Coffman Middle School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Cathedral City Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Cathedral CityNellie N. Coffman Middle School
    34603 Plumley Rd
    Cathedral CityCA 92234
    (760)770-8617
    0.5 mi | 1051 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • Cathedral CityCathedral City Elementary School
    69300 Converse Rd
    Cathedral CityCA 92234
    (760)770-8583
    0.8 mi | 805 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • Cathedral CitySunny Sands Elementary School
    69310 Mccallum Way
    Cathedral CityCA 92234
    (760)770-8635
    1.5 mi | 974 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • Rancho MirageRancho Mirage High School
    31001 Rattler Rd
    Rancho MirageCA 92270
    (760)416-6055
    1.6 mi | n/a students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • Cathedral CityMt. San Jacinto High School
    Alternative School
    30800 Landau Blvd
    Cathedral CityCA 92234
    (760)770-8563
    Alternative School

    2 mi | 458 students | Gr. 9-12                      

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