69300 Converse Rd.
Cathedral City, CA 92234
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Cathedral City Elementary School serves 656 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Cathedral City Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 10-14% (which is lower than the California state average of 34%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 24% (which is lower than the California state average of 49%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the California state level of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 656 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 96%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in CA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 24% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Cathedral City Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

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School Overview

Cathedral City Elementary School's student population of 656 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
656 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
29 teachers
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School Rankings

Cathedral City Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,649 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Cathedral City Elementary School is 0.17, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#3210 out of 3649 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
10-14%
34%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
24%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
23:1
22:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
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Asian
2%
12%
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Hispanic
91%
56%
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Black
2%
5%
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White
4%
22%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.17
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Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (19-20)
7%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Cathedral City Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Cathedral City Elementary School's ranking?

Cathedral City Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for: Largest percent of students eligible for free lunch (Top 1%).

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

10-14% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 34% CA state average), while 24% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% CA state average).

How many students attend Cathedral City Elementary School?

656 students attend Cathedral City Elementary School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

91% of Cathedral City Elementary School students are Hispanic, 4% of students are White, 2% of students are Asian, 2% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Two or more races.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Cathedral City Elementary School?

Cathedral City Elementary School has a student ration of 23:1, which is higher than the California state average of 22:1.

What grades does Cathedral City Elementary School offer ?

Cathedral City Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5

What school district is Cathedral City Elementary School part of?

Cathedral City Elementary School is part of Palm Springs Unified School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 656 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 96%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 24% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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