Desert Mirage High School

  • Desert Mirage High School serves 1,937 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 8% (which is lower than the California state average of 37%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 41% (which is lower than the California state average of 48%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Desert Mirage High 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 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is higher than the California state level of 24:1.

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School Overview

  • Desert Mirage High School's student population of 1,937 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 76 teachers has declined by 13% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,937 students
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Total Classroom Teachers76 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Desert Mirage High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 9,595 schools in California (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 25:1 has increased from 22:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Desert Mirage High School is 0.00, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall School Rank#7413 out of 9,595 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
8%
37%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio25:124:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
11%
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Hispanic
100%
54%
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White
n/a
24%
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Two or more races
n/a
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Desert Mirage High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Scoren/a0.41
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Graduation Rate
85%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
87%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
9%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCoachella Valley Unified School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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