PROFICIENCY 38% 2% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
28%Palm Springs Unified
28%Cathedral City

Cathedral City High is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Palm Springs Unified" in Cathedral City, CA. There are a total of 1,841 students and 81 teachers at Cathedral City High, for a student to teacher ratio of 23 to 1. There are a total of 1,387 free lunch students and 244 reduced lunch students.

Cathedral City High has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 37.5%, which is 2% lower than the California average.


Student/Teacher ratio23:1
Free lunch1387
Reduced lunch244


Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Cathedral City High, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High School20%

Proficiency in languages by grade

High School55%

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Cathedral City High race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 9.7% 14.7% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 3.0% 5.5% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 3.9% 3.8% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 82.3% 74.0% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.5% 0.7% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.3% 0.3% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.3% 1.1% 3.1% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

Nellie N. Coffman Middle School24%0.5Cathedral City, CA
Cathedral City Elementary17%0.9Cathedral City, CA
Sunny Sands Elementary26%1.4Cathedral City, CA
Rancho Mirage High39%1.5Rancho Mirage, CA
James Workman Middle School33%1.9Cathedral City, CA
Landau Elementary29%2.2Cathedral City, CA
Agua Caliente Elementary21%2.7Cathedral City, CA
Cielo Vista Charter56%2.9Palm Springs, CA
Della S. Lindley Elementary25%3.3Thousand Palms, CA
Rio Vista Elementary39%3.8Cathedral City, CA
Palm Springs High38%4.1Palm Springs, CA
Rancho Mirage Elementary44%4.6Rancho Mirage, CA

Cathedral City demographics profile

StatisticCathedral CityCaliforniaNational
Population density (sq mi)2,36823291
Median age37.136.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.1:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)49%52%55%
Speak English46%56%79%
Speak Spanish49%29%13%

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%
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Source: The Cathedral City High data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.
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