Desert Ridge Academy
- Desert Ridge Academy's student population of 1,376 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
- The teacher population of 50 teachers has grown by 13% over five school years.
|Grades Offered||Grades 6-8|
|Total Students||1,376 students|
|Total Classroom Teachers||50 teachers|
|Students by Grade|
- Desert Ridge Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 9,584 schools in California (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
- The school's student:teacher ratio of 28:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
|Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year Data||This School||State Level (CA)|
|Overall School Rank||#5073 out of 9584 schools|
|Math Test Scores (% Proficient)|
|Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||28:1||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|
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