Desert Junior-Senior High School



Desert Junior-Senior High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Desert Junior-Senior High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 113
8 126
9 106
10 95
11 96
12 89

Desert Junior-Senior High School is a public high school of the Muroc Joint Unf School District located in Edwards, CA. It has 625 students in grades 7th through 12th. Desert Junior-Senior High School is the 996th largest public high school in California and the 8,955th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 22.3 to 1.

Total Students: 625
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 22.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 28

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Desert Junior-Senior High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 317
(51%)
434
(49%)
 Male 308
(49%)
447
(51%)

Desert Junior-Senior High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 292
(47%)
442
(50%)
 Hispanic 122
(20%)
185
(21%)
 Two or More 104
(17%)
123
(14%)
 Black 61
(10%)
79
(9%)
 Asian 44
(7%)
49
(6%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
3
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Desert Junior-Senior High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 573
(92%)
690
(78%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 27
(4%)
159
(18%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 25
(4%)
32
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Desert Junior-Senior High School is ranked 1,909th out of 0 ranked schools in California, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Desert Junior-Senior High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (8.3%) is significantly lower than the state average of 52.5%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Desert Junior-Senior High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 351
2006 346
2007 321
2008 605
2009 622
2010 634
2011 633
2012 625

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.6
2006 17.3
2007 14.2
2008 21.9
2009 21.9
2010 N/A
2011 21.9
2012 22.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.12820512820513
2006 0.15606936416185
2007 0.10591900311526
2008 0.084297520661157
2009 0.065916398713826
2010 0.074132492113565
2011 0.19589257503949
2012 0.0832

Compare Desert Junior-Senior High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
2,116.1% 21.2:1
 
2,230.0% 22.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 8.3%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 52.5%
 

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Public 07 - 12 625 22.3:1  
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