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Avg. test scores 65%
High school dipl. 24%
Bachelors degree 60%

Desert Hot Springs school information

IndexDesert Hot SpringsCaliforniaNational
Average Test Scores17%38%49%
Student/Teacher ratio21:120:116:1
Total public schools78,30879,221
Total private schools53,43824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1,0857,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Desert Hot Springs are 65% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 7 public schools in Desert Hot Springs
  • 66.4% of people in Desert Hot Springs have completed 8th grade
  • 63.2% of people in Desert Hot Springs have completed high school
  • 12.2% of people in Desert Hot Springs have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Desert Hot Springs

      IndexDesert Hot SpringsCaliforniaNational
      Completed 8th grade66.4%81.1%84.3%
      Completed high school63.2%79.8%83.0%
      Completed some college39.2%61.5%59.4%
      Completed associate degree18.0%39.8%38.5%
      Completed bachelors12.2%32.0%30.3%
      Completed masters3.9%11.9%11.5%
      Completed professional degree1.4%3.9%3.3%
      Completed doctorate0.8%1.6%1.3%

      Desert Hot Springs, CA School Districts

      • Palm Springs Unified School District

      There are a total of 7 public schools, 5 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Desert Hot Springs. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Desert Hot Springs, CA schools is 17%. The average student to teacher ratio is 21:1. In Desert Hot Springs, CA, an average of 66.4% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 63.2% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Idyllwild-Pine Cove, CA2,54848%2%
      Morongo Valley, CA3,08247%4%
      Rancho Mirage, CA17,87641%16%
      Yucca Valley, CA21,36236%26%
      Palm Springs, CA46,71436%27%
      Desert Hot Springs, CA28,09217%65%

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Harrison, NY28,08258%18%
      Carlsbad, NM28,07923%54%
      American Fork, UT28,12744%11%
      Oak Forest, IL28,05537%24%
      Maryville, TN28,15158%18%
      Desert Hot Springs, CA28,09217%65%
      Source: The Desert Hot Springs, 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.