Avg. test scores 43%
High school dipl. 11%
Bachelors degree 40%

Cathedral City school information

IndexCathedral CityCaliforniaNational
Average Test Scores28%38%49%
Student/Teacher ratio21:120:116:1
Total public schools88,30879,221
Total private schools13,43824,874
Total post-secondary schools21,0857,963

Key findings

  • The school test scores in Cathedral City are 43% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 8 public schools in Cathedral City
  • 75.9% of people in Cathedral City have completed 8th grade
  • 73.7% of people in Cathedral City have completed high school
  • 18.0% of people in Cathedral City have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Cathedral City

      IndexCathedral CityCaliforniaNational
      Completed 8th grade75.9%81.1%84.3%
      Completed high school73.7%79.8%83.0%
      Completed some college47.3%61.5%59.4%
      Completed associate degree24.8%39.8%38.5%
      Completed bachelors18.0%32.0%30.3%
      Completed masters6.7%11.9%11.5%
      Completed professional degree2.2%3.9%3.3%
      Completed doctorate0.8%1.6%1.3%

      Cathedral City, CA School Districts

      • Palm Springs Unified School District

      There are a total of 8 public schools, 1 private schools and 2 post-secondary schools in Cathedral City. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Cathedral City, CA schools is 28%. The average student to teacher ratio is 21:1. In Cathedral City, CA, an average of 75.9% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 73.7% have completed high school.

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Indian Wells, CA5,19460%22%
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      Rancho Mirage, CA17,87641%16%
      La Quinta, CA39,80136%26%
      Cathedral City, CA53,26828%43%

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      Cathedral City, CA53,26828%43%
      Source: The Cathedral City, CA education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.