Indio High School

Tel: (760)775-3550
  • Indio High School serves 1,910 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 12% (which is lower than the California state average of 37%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 48% (which is equal to the California state average of 48%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Indio 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 top 50%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 27:1 is higher than the California state level of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 76%.
  • Indio High School operates within the Desert Sands Unified School District.
  • Desert Sands Unified School District's 91% graduation rate is higher than the California state average of 83%.

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School Overview

  • Indio High School's student population of 1910 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 71 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,910 students
Gender %Indio High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers71 teachers
Students by GradeIndio High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Indio High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 9595 schools in California (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 27:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Indio High School is 0.10, 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)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
12%
37%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
48%
Student : Teacher Ratio27:124:1
Hispanic
95%
54%
Black
2%
6%
White
3%
24%
All Ethnic GroupsIndio High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.100.41
Graduation Rate
95%
83%
Indio High School Graduation Rate (2011-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
72%
50%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
9%

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Indio High School is Desert Sands Unified School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 983 school districts in California (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Desert Sands Unified School District's student population of 28,319 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The district's graduation rate of 91% has increased from 83% over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $9,881 in this district is less than the state average of $11,049. The district revenue/student has declined by 9% over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $11,544 is higher than the state average of $11,340. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
    School District NameDesert Sands Unified School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    33
    4
    Number of Students Managed28,3191,585
    Desert Sands Unified School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    33%
    37%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    49%
    48%
    District Graduation Rate
    91%
    83%
    District Total Revenue$288 MM$18 MM
    District Spending$337 MM$18 MM
    District Revenue / Student$9,881$11,049
    District Spending / Student$11,544$11,340
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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