Desert Hot Springs High School



Desert Hot Springs High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Desert Hot Springs High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 479
10 480
11 374
12 393

Desert Hot Springs High School is a public high school of the Palm Springs Unified School District located in Desert Hot Springs, CA. It has 1,726 students in grades 9th through 12th. Desert Hot Springs High School is the 516th largest public high school in California and the 2,464th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 22.7 to 1.

Total Students: 1,726
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 22.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 76
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 2,464th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in California: 516th out of 2,635
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 1,630th out of 2,608
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 479th out of 2,608

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Desert Hot Springs High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 905
(52%)
3,634
(51%)
 Female 821
(48%)
3,488
(49%)

Desert Hot Springs High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 1,316
(76%)
5,236
(74%)
 White 217
(13%)
1,041
(15%)
 Black 140
(8%)
420
(6%)
 Asian 23
(1%)
290
(4%)
 Two or More 19
(1%)
72
(1%)
 American Indian 9
(1%)
42
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
21
(0%)

Desert Hot Springs High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 1,355
(79%)
4,677
(66%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 186
(11%)
849
(12%)
 Not Eligible 185
(11%)
1,596
(22%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Desert Hot Springs High School is ranked 169th out of 2,578 ranked schools in California, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Desert Hot Springs High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (89.3%) is significantly higher than the state average of 55.7%. This may indicate that the area has a higher 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 Hot Springs High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1721
2006 1858
2007 1969
2008 1952
2009 1935
2010 1885
2011 1861
2012 1813
2013 1750
2014 1777
2015 1726

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 25.7
2006 26.5
2007 23.4
2008 23.1
2009 24.2
2010 N/A
2011 24.7
2012 24.7
2013 23.7
2014 23.7
2015 22.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.80534572922719
2006 0.55758880516685
2007 0.66937531742001
2008 0.76690573770492
2009 0.85116279069767
2010 0.87267904509284
2011 0.81246641590543
2012 0.80750137892995
2013 0.86171428571429
2014 0.93866066404052
2015 0.8928157589803

Compare Desert Hot Springs High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
2,095.7% 21.0:1
 
2,270.0% 22.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 55.7%
 
This School 89.3%
 

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Public 09 - 12 1,726 22.7:1  
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