Desert Hot Springs High School

Serves grades 9 - 12

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year [note on school closures TBD].
  • Expenditures: 2018
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
65850 Pierson Blvd.
Desert Hot Springs, CA 92240
Phone
(760) 288-7000
District
PALM SPRINGS UNIFIED
County
RIVERSIDE COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
1788

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to California

4

(10 is best)

Better than 33.9% of CA schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

2

(10 is best)

Desert Hot Springs High School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 10

60 50 40 30 20 10 0
25%
44%
36%
57%
14%
32%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

17.5 15 12.5 10 7.5 5 2.5 0
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    AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL
    AVG FOR DISTRICT
    AVG FOR STATE
    AVG FOR NATION
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 9 502 28.1%
Grade 10 447 25.0%
Grade 11 459 25.7%
Grade 12 380 21.3%
Total 1788 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 11.5% 11.0% 24.0%
Black 6.7% 4.6% 5.5%
Hispanic 80.1% 81.0% 57.0%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 1.2% 2.8% 12.5%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.5% 0.6% 1.0%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 90.9% 89.6% 59.2%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 85.2% 79.9% 51.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 5.6% 9.7% 7.4%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 172,964 39,512,223
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 462.7 250
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 4.5% 6.2%
5-19 YEARS OLD 15.7% 19.4%
20-44 YEARS OLD 26.5% 35.4%
45-64 YEARS OLD 28.3% 25.0%
65 OR OLDER 25.0% 14.0%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 72,174 13,044,266
Single Parent Households With Children 8.3% 10.7%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 83.8% 83.3%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 28.1% 33.9%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 11.8% 21.1%
$100,000 - $149,999 11.5% 16.6%
$75,000 - $99,999 10.1% 12.4%
$50,000 - $74,999 15.4% 15.5%
$30,000 - $49,999 18.4% 14.3%
$15,000 - $29,999 18.1% 11.2%
$15,000 or less 14.7% 8.9%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $9,562 $220,850,000 53.1%
Support Expenditures
Student $835 $19,287,000 4.6%
Staff $784 $18,107,000 4.4%
General Administration $59 $1,357,000 0.3%
School Administration $854 $19,720,000 4.7%
Operation $1,494 $34,498,000 8.3%
Transportation $251 $5,786,000 1.4%
Other $581 $13,421,000 3.2%
Total Support $4,857 $112,176,000 27.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,581 $82,710,000 19.9%
Total Expenditures $18,000 $415,736,000 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,397 $45,595,285,000 48.9%
Support Expenditures
Student $770 $4,748,066,000 5.1%
Staff $749 $4,614,248,000 4.9%
General Administration $125 $769,590,000 0.8%
School Administration $816 $5,028,140,000 5.4%
Operation $1,171 $7,220,628,000 7.7%
Transportation $278 $1,714,208,000 1.8%
Other $653 $4,027,094,000 4.3%
Total Support $4,562 $28,121,974,000 30.2%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,165 $19,510,107,000 20.9%
Total Expenditures $15,124 $93,227,366,000 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,069 $358,201,987,000 50.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $716 $36,303,849,544 5.1%
Staff $569 $28,839,133,000 4.1%
General Administration $233 $11,807,269,000 1.7%
School Administration $680 $34,450,660,000 4.8%
Operation $1,094 $55,418,509,000 7.8%
Transportation $494 $25,019,268,456 3.5%
Other $430 $21,796,799,000 3.1%
Total Support $4,216 $213,635,488,000 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,767 $140,198,177,000 19.7%
Total Expenditures $14,052 $712,035,652,000 100.0%