Top 5 Best Palm Desert Public Schools (2021-22)

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 6 public schools serving 6,386 students in Palm Desert, CA. Palm Desert has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in California.
The top ranked public schools in Palm Desert, CA are George Washington Charter, James Earl Carter Elementary School and Ronald Reagan Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Palm Desert, CA public schools have an average math proficiency score of 48% (versus the California public school average of 40%), and reading proficiency score of 65% (versus the 51% statewide average). Schools in Palm Desert have an average ranking of 8/10, which is in the top 30% of California public schools.
Minority enrollment is 63% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the California public school average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Best Palm Desert, CA Public Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
George Washington Charter
Charter School
Math: 71% | Reading: 76%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
45-768 Portola Ave.
Palm Desert, CA 92260
(760) 862-4350
Grades: K-5
| 832 students
Rank: #22.
James Earl Carter Elementary School
Math: 55% | Reading: 70%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
74-251 Hovley Ln. E.
Palm Desert, CA 92260
(760) 862-4370
Grades: K-5
| 663 students
Rank: #33.
Ronald Reagan Elementary School
Math: 52% | Reading: 59%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
39-800 Liberty Dr.
Palm Desert, CA 92211
(760) 772-0456
Grades: K-5
| 892 students
Rank: #44.
Palm Desert Charter Middle School
Charter School
Math: 46% | Reading: 65%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
74-200 Rutledge Way
Palm Desert, CA 92260
(760) 862-4320
Grades: 6-8
| 1,408 students
Rank: #55.
Palm Desert High School
Math: 34% | Reading: 67%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
74-910 Aztec Rd.
Palm Desert, CA 92260
(760) 862-4300
Grades: 9-12
| 1,972 students
Rank: #66.
Abraham Lincoln Elementary School
Math: 40% | Reading: 49%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
74-100 Rutledge Way
Palm Desert, CA 92260
(760) 862-4340
Grades: K-5
| 619 students

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