Desert Hot Springs High School

  • Desert Hot Springs High School serves 1,777 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is equal to the CA average of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 86% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 76%.
  • Desert Hot Springs 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 1777 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 75 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,777 students
Desert Hot Springs High School Total Students (2001-2015)
Gender %Desert Hot Springs High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers75 teachers
Desert Hot Springs High School Total Teachers (2000-2015)
Students by GradeDesert Hot Springs High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(CA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio24:124:1
Desert Hot Springs High School Student Teacher Ratio (2000-2015)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Desert Hot Springs High School American Indian Students (2001-2014)
Asian
1%
11%
Desert Hot Springs High School Asian Students (2001-2015)
Hispanic
76%
54%
Desert Hot Springs High School Black Students (2001-2015)
Black
9%
6%
Desert Hot Springs High School Black Students (2001-2015)
White
14%
24%
Desert Hot Springs High School White Students (2001-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsDesert Hot Springs High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.400.64
Desert Hot Springs High School Diversity Score (2001-2015)
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.
82%
50%
Desert Hot Springs High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2001-2015)
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.
11%
9%
Desert Hot Springs High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

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 decreased from 94% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $10,515 is higher than the state average of $10,238. The district revenue/student has declined by 6% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $10,934 is higher than the state average of $10,739. The district spending/student has declined by 9% over four years.
School District NamePalm Springs Unified School District
Number of Schools
Managed
28
4
Number of Students Managed23,2401,597
Palm Springs Unified School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate80%83%
Palm Springs Unified School District Graduation Rate (2003-2015)
District Total Revenue$248 MM$17 MM
Palm Springs Unified School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$258 MM$18 MM
Palm Springs Unified School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$10,515$10,238
Palm Springs Unified School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$10,934$10,739
Palm Springs Unified School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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  • Desert Hot SpringsBella Vista Elementary School
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    0.2 miles
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  • Desert Hot SpringsTwo Bunch Palms Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 894 students
    1.2 miles
    14250 W. Dr.
    Desert Hot SpringsCA 92240
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  • Desert Hot SpringsCabot Yerxa Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 799 students
    1.3 miles
    67067 Desert View
    Desert Hot SpringsCA 92240
    (760)251-2223
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  • Desert Hot SpringsPainted Hills Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 845 students
    1.3 miles
    9250 Sonora Dr.
    Desert Hot SpringsCA 92240
    (760)416-6000
    1.36-8845
  • Desert Hot SpringsDesert Springs Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 855 students
    1.5 miles
    66-755 Two Bunch Palms Trail
    Desert Hot SpringsCA 92240
    (760)251-7200
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