Desert Mirage High School

86-150 Ave. 66
Thermal, CA 92274
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Desert Mirage High School serves 2,030 students in grades 9-12.
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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 13% (which is lower than the California state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 44% (which is lower than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.

Top Placements

Desert Mirage High School places among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

School Overview

Desert Mirage High School's student population of 2,030 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 80 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,030 students
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Total Classroom Teachers80 teachers
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School Comparison

Desert Mirage High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Desert Mirage High School is 0.04, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#6995 out of 9602 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
13%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio25:123:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
n/a
12%
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Hispanic
98%
54%
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Black
n/a
5%
White
n/a
23%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.040.64
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Graduation Rate
82%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
84%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCoachella Valley Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Desert Mirage High School is La Familia Continuation High School (4.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Toro Canyon Middle School (0.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Las Palmitas Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Thermal Toro Canyon Middle School Math: 16% | Reading: 21%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-8 | 1,094 student
    0.0 miles
    86-150 Ave. 66
    Thermal, CA 92274
    (760) 397-2244
    0 7-8 1,094
  • Thermal Las Palmitas Elementary School Math: 19% | Reading: 24%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 617 students
    0.1 miles
    86-150 Ave. 66
    Thermal, CA 92274
    (760) 397-2200
    0.1 K-6 617
  • Thermal Oasis Elementary School Math: 19% | Reading: 18%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 660 students
    4.6 miles
    88175 74th Ave.
    Thermal, CA 92274
    (760) 397-4112
    4.6 K-6 660
  • Thermal Coachella Valley Usd Special Ed Prek

    4.7 miles
    87-225 Church St.
    Thermal, CA 92274
    (760) 848-1109
    4.7 n/a n/a
  • Thermal La Familia Continuation High School Alternative School
    Math: ≤5% | Reading: ≤5%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 10-12 | 131 students
    4.8 miles
    56-615 Olive St.
    Thermal, CA 92274
    (760) 399-5929
    4.8 10-12 131

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