Desert Hills Middle School



Desert Hills Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Desert Hills Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 480
9 461
10 0
11 0
12 0

Desert Hills Middle School is a public high school of the Washington School District located in St. George, UT. It has 941 students in grades 8th through 9th. Desert Hills Middle School is the 127th largest public high school in Utah and the 6,367th largest nationally.

Total Students: 941
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: -1:1
Full Time Teachers: -1

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Desert Hills Middle School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 486
(52%)
5,373
(49%)
 Male 455
(48%)
5,697
(51%)

Desert Hills Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 850
(90%)
8,976
(81%)
 Hispanic 41
(4%)
1,325
(12%)
 Pacific Islander 23
(2%)
210
(2%)
 Two or More 13
(1%)
141
(1%)
 Asian 10
(1%)
113
(1%)
 Black 2
(0%)
107
(1%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
198
(2%)

Desert Hills Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 758
(81%)
7,077
(64%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 132
(14%)
3,151
(28%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 51
(5%)
842
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Desert Hills Middle School is ranked 176th out of 317 ranked schools in Utah, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Desert Hills Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (19.4%) is lower than the state average of 34.0%. 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 Hills Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2007 834
2008 598
2009 653
2010 722
2011 782
2012 829
2013 881
2014 889
2015 941

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2007 23.6
2008 72.9
2009 22.6
2010 23.8
2011 23.3
2012 24.2
2013 26
2014 N/A
2015 N/A

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2007 0.25539568345324
2008 0.24080267558528
2009 0.32618683001531
2010 0.30747922437673
2011 0.37851662404092
2012 0.50542822677925
2013 0.26901248581158
2014 0.23622047244094
2015 0.19447396386823

Compare Desert Hills Middle School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
N/A 0.0:1
 
964.9% 9.6:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 19.4%
 
State Average 34.0%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Desert Hills Middle School
St. George, UT
Public 08 - 09 941 -1:1  
Williamsburg Academy
St. George, UT
Private 06 - 12 525 28:1 4 miles
Diamond Ranch Academy
Hurricane, UT
Private 06 - 12 130 16:1 13 miles
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