Painted Hills Middle School

9250 Sonora Dr.
Desert Hot Springs, CA 92240
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Painted Hills Middle School serves 801 students in grades 6-8.
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 29% (which is lower than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Painted Hills Middle 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 student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 87% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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School Overview

Painted Hills Middle School's student population of 801 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students801 students
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Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
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School Comparison

Painted Hills Middle 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 Painted Hills Middle School is 0.43, 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
#8257 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)
29%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio25:123:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
2%
12%
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Hispanic
74%
54%
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Black
8%
5%
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White
13%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
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Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.430.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
89%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePalm Springs Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Painted Hills Middle School is Desert Hot Springs High School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Desert Springs Middle School (2.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Bella Vista Elementary School (1.2 miles away)
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