Cathedral City High School

  • Cathedral City High School serves 1,841 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is lower than the CA average of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 92% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 76%.
  • Cathedral City High School operates within the Palm Springs Unified School District.
  • Palm Springs Unified School District's 80% graduation rate is lower than the CA state average of 83%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1841 students has declined by 31% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 81 teachers has declined by 22% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,841 students
Cathedral City High School Total Students (1995-2015)
Gender % Cathedral City High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 81 teachers
Cathedral City High School Total Teachers (1994-2015)
Students by Grade Cathedral City High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has decreased from 26:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.25 is less than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 23:1 24:1
Cathedral City High School Student Teacher Ratio (1993-2014)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Cathedral City High School American Indian Students (1992-2008)
Asian
4%
11%
Cathedral City High School Asian Students (1993-2013)
Hispanic
86%
54%
Cathedral City High School Black Students (1993-2013)
Black
2%
6%
Cathedral City High School Black Students (1993-2013)
White
8%
24%
Cathedral City High School White Students (1993-2013)
Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Cathedral City High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
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.
0.25 0.41
Cathedral City High School Diversity Score (1994-2014)
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.
75%
50%
Cathedral City High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2014)
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.
13%
9%
Cathedral City High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

  • Palm Springs Unified School District's student population of 23,240 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 80% has increased from 60% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $12,860 is higher than the state average of $12,314. The district revenue/student has grown by 24% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $11,385 is less than the state average of $12,270. The district spending/student has grown by 5% over four years.
School District Name Palm Springs Unified School District
Number of Schools
Managed
28
4
Number of Students Managed 23,240 1,597
Palm Springs Unified School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 80% 83%
Palm Springs Unified School District Graduation Rate (2003-2014)
District Total Revenue $303 MM $20 MM
Palm Springs Unified School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $269 MM $20 MM
Palm Springs Unified School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $12,860 $12,314
Palm Springs Unified School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $11,385 $12,270
Palm Springs Unified School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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  • Cathedral CityCathedral City Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 797 students
    0.8 miles
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    1.5 miles
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    Cathedral CityCA 92234
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