Desert Ridge Academy
Desert Ridge Academy's student population of 1,407 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 49 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
|Grades Offered||Grades 6-8|
|Total Students||1,407 students|
|Total Classroom Teachers||49 teachers|
|Students by Grade|
Desert Ridge Academy 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 Ridge Academy is 0.32, 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 Data||This School||State Level (CA)|
Overall Testing Rank
|#6322 out of 9602 schools|
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
|Student : Teacher Ratio||29:1||23:1|
|Two or more races|
|All Ethnic Groups|
|Eligible for Free Lunch|
|Eligible for Reduced Lunch|
|School Statewide Testing||View Education Department Test Scores|
|School District Name||Desert Sands Unified School District|
Nearby Public Schools
The nearest high school to Desert Ridge Academy is Shadow Hills High School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Colonel Mitchell Paige Middle School (2.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is James Monroe Elementary School (2.2 miles away)
- School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
- Indio Shadow Hills High School Grades: 9-12 | 2,100 students
39-225 Jefferson St.
Indio, CA 92201
(760) 393-5400 0.3 9-12 2,100
- Indio James Monroe Elementary School Grades: K-5 | 660 students
42-100 Yucca Ln.
Indio, CA 92203
(760) 772-4130 2.2 K-5 660
- Palm Desert Ronald Reagan Elementary School Grades: K-5 | 892 students
39-800 Liberty Dr.
Palm Desert, CA 92211
(760) 772-0456 2.4 K-5 892
- Indio Carrillo Ranch Elementary School Grades: K-5 | 647 students
43-775 Madison St.
Indio, CA 92201
(760) 238-9700 2.8 K-5 647
- La Quinta Colonel Mitchell Paige Middle School Grades: 6-8 | 673 students
43-495 Palm Royale Dr.
La Quinta, CA 92253
(760) 238-9710 2.8 6-8 673
Both of my kids have had tons of opportunities at this school. There are lots of activities and my kids avoid drama by eating lunch in teachers'' rooms with groups of friends.
- Posted by Parent - Mom of 2
This school needs to do something about the threats, that are going on the bulling, the fights, it only is going to get worse from here, if nothing is done about this. Our kids need to feel safe and protected in these public schools.
- Posted by Parent - Feliecia
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