Desert Hills High School

828 E Desert Hills Drive
Saint George, UT 84790
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
8/
10
Top 30%
Desert Hills High School serves 1,425 students in grades 10-12.
Desert Hills High School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Utah for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 56% (which is higher than the Utah state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 52% (which is higher than the Utah state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Utah state average of 26% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Desert Hills High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Utah for:

School Overview

Desert Hills High School's student population of 1,425 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 10-12
Total Students1,425 students
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Total Classroom Teachers (17-18)48 teachers
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School Comparison

Desert Hills High School is ranked within the top 30% of all 957 schools in Utah (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Desert Hills High School is 0.19, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (UT)
Overall Testing Rank
#239 out of 957 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ration/a34:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
5%
17%
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Black
1%
1%
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White
90%
74%
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Hawaiian
2%
2%
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Two or more races
1%
3%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Desert Hills High School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in UT.
Diversity Score
0.190.42
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Graduation Rate
(16-17)
97%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
11%
28%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWashington School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, UT Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to Desert Hills High School is Desert Hills Middle School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Bloomington Hills School (0.1 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Saint George Bloomington Hills School Math: 64% | Reading: 54%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-5 | 556 students
    0.1 miles
    919 E Brigham Rd
    Saint George, UT 84790
    (435) 674-6495
    0.1 K-5 556
  • Saint George Desert Hills Middle School Math: 66% | Reading: 52%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 8-9 | 1,097 student
    0.1 miles
    936 E Desert Hills Drive
    Saint George, UT 84790
    (435) 628-0001
    0.1 8-9 1,097
  • Saint George Washington Preschool Special Education School
    Grades: PK | 487 students
    0.1 miles
    951 Brigham Rd
    Saint George, UT 84790
    (435) 652-4709
    0.1 PK 487
  • Saint George Bloomington School Math: 57% | Reading: 57%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-5 | 596 students
    1.5 miles
    425 Man Of War Rd
    Saint George, UT 84790
    (435) 673-6266
    1.5 K-5 596
  • Saint George Little Valley School Math: 64% | Reading: 61%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: K-5 | 661 students
    1.7 miles
    2330 E Horseman Park Dr (3000
    Saint George, UT 84790
    (435) 652-4771
    1.7 K-5 661

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