Indio High School

Indio High School serves 2,110 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 27:1 is higher than the CA average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 74%.
Indio High School operates within the Desert Sands Unified School District.

Overview

The student population of 2110 students has declined by 8% over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,110 students
Indio High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 78 teachers
Indio High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Indio High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 27:1 has decreased from : over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.12 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 27:1 22:1
Indio High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
11%
Indio High School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
94%
52%
Indio High School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
2%
7%
Indio High School Black (1988-2012)
White
2%
26%
Indio High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Indio High School Sch Ethnicity Indio High School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.12 0.42
Indio High School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
n/a
10%
Indio High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2011)
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.
n/a
n/a
Indio High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2011)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 29,688 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Desert Sands Unified School District
Number of Schools
Managed
34
4
Number of Students Managed 29,688 1,671
Desert Sands Unified School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate n/a n/a
Desert Sands Unified School District Graduation Rate (2003-2008)
District Total Revenue $313 MM $19 MM
Desert Sands Unified School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $353 MM $18 MM
Desert Sands Unified School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,806 $11,099
Desert Sands Unified School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $12,177 $10,975
Desert Sands Unified School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Amistad High (Continuation School) (2.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Indio Middle School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is John F. Kennedy Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • IndioJohn F. Kennedy Elementary School
    Magnet School
    45100 Clinton St
    IndioCA 92201
    (760)775-3840
    Magnet School

    0.5 mi | 546 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • IndioDr. Reynaldo J. Carreon Junior Academy
    Magnet School
    47368 Monroe St
    IndioCA 92201
    (760)863-1544
    Magnet School

    0.7 mi | 773 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • IndioLyndon B. Johnson Elementary School
    44640 Clinton St
    IndioCA 92201
    (760)863-3680
    0.8 mi | 560 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • IndioIndio Middle School
    Magnet School
    81195 Miles Ave
    IndioCA 92201
    (760)775-3800
    Magnet School

    0.8 mi | 854 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • IndioHerbert Hoover Elementary School
    44300 Monroe St
    IndioCA 92201
    (760)775-3820
    0.8 mi | 494 students | Gr. KG-5                      

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Did You Know?
Indio, CA public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.18, which is lower than the California average of 0.45. The most diverse school in Indio is Amelia Earhart Elementary School Of International. Read more about public school diversity statistics in California or national school diversity statistics.