Cathedral City Elementary School

  • Cathedral City Elementary School serves 697 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 21% (which is lower than the California state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 29% (which is lower than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • 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 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is lower than the California state level of 23:1.

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School Overview

  • Cathedral City Elementary School's student population of 697 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 31 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students697 students
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Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Cathedral City Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has decreased from 26:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Cathedral City Elementary School is 0.11, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank#7592 out of 9602 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
21%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio22:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
11%
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Hispanic
93%
54%
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Black
1%
6%
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White
4%
24%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score0.110.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
91%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
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 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePalm Springs Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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