Desert Hills Middle School
Desert Hills Middle School serves 1,097 students in grades 8-9.
Desert Hills Middle 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55% (which is higher than the Utah state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 53% (which is higher than the Utah state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year.
Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Utah state average of 26% (majority Hispanic).
Desert Hills Middle School's student population of 1,097 students has grown by 16% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers (17-18)
Students by Grade
Desert Hills Middle School is ranked within the top 30% of all 959 schools in Utah (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Desert Hills Middle 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 Data
State Level (UT)
Overall Testing Rank
#254 out of 959 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, UT Dept. of Education
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