Desert Mirage High School



Desert Mirage High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Desert Mirage 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
9 510
10 552
11 426
12 449

Desert Mirage High School is a public high school of the Coachella Valley Unified School District located in Thermal, CA. It has 1,937 students in grades 9th through 12th. Desert Mirage High School is the 414th largest public high school in California and the 1,778th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 25.4 to 1.

Total Students: 1,937
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 25.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 76.29
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 1,778th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in California: 414th out of 2,635
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 2,115th out of 2,608
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 473rd out of 2,608

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Desert Mirage High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 1,007
(52%)
4,181
(51%)
 Female 930
(48%)
3,945
(49%)

Desert Mirage High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 1,895
(98%)
7,900
(97%)
 Two or More 15
(1%)
78
(1%)
 White 13
(1%)
79
(1%)
 American Indian 10
(1%)
35
(0%)
 Asian 3
(0%)
16
(0%)
 Black 1
(0%)
18
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Desert Mirage High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 1,690
(87%)
6,784
(83%)
 Not Eligible 136
(7%)
650
(8%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 111
(6%)
692
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Desert Mirage High School is ranked 94th out of 2,578 ranked schools in California, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Desert Mirage High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (93.0%) 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 Mirage High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1260
2006 1719
2007 1786
2008 1847
2009 1881
2010 1936
2011 1933
2012 1943
2013 1958
2014 1951
2015 1937

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 23
2006 23.8
2007 19.8
2008 22
2009 21.1
2010 N/A
2011 21.2
2012 21.1
2013 22.2
2014 25.3
2015 25.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.92380952380952
2006 0.90110529377545
2007 0.92721164613662
2008 0.72441797509475
2009 0.68846358320043
2010 0.76911157024793
2011 0.87480600103466
2012
2013 0.76813074565884
2014 0.96975909789851
2015 0.9297883324729

Compare Desert Mirage High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
2,095.7% 21.0:1
 
2,540.0% 25.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 55.7%
 
This School 93.0%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
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Public 09 - 12 1,937 25.4:1  
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