Desert Ridge Academy is a school servicing grades 6 to 8 and is located in the district of "Desert Sands Unified" in Indio, CA. There are a total of 1,249 students and 44 teachers at Desert Ridge Academy, for a student to teacher ratio of 29 to 1. There are a total of 836 free lunch students and 148 reduced lunch students.
Desert Ridge Academy has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 31.5%, which is 17% lower than the California average.
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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 Desert Ridge Academy, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.
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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|Hispanic or Latino||85.8%||71.8%||54.1%||23.6%|
|American Indian and Alaskan||0.4%||0.4%||0.7%||1.2%|
|Shadow Hills High||41%||0.2||Indio, CA|
|James Monroe Elementary||48%||2.1||Bermuda Dunes, CA|
|Ronald Reagan Elementary||36%||2.4||Palm Desert, CA|
|Carrillo Ranch Elementary||28%||2.6||Indio, CA|
|Colonel Mitchell Paige Middle School||35%||2.6||La Quinta, CA|
|John Glenn Middle School Of International Studies||45%||3.0||Indio, CA|
|Amelia Earhart Elementary School Of International Studies||52%||3.1||Indio, CA|
|Lyndon B. Johnson Elementary||22%||3.3||Indio, CA|
|Indio Middle School||20%||3.3||Indio, CA|
|Gerald R. Ford Elementary||60%||3.3||Indian Wells, CA|
|John F. Kennedy Elementary||15%||3.5||Indio, CA|
|La Quinta High||58%||3.5||La Quinta, CA|
|Population density (sq mi)||2,491||232||91|
|Married (15yrs & older)||54%||52%||55%|
|Completed 8th grade||88.0%||81.1%||84.3%|
|Completed high school||86.8%||79.8%||83.0%|
|Completed some college||60.3%||61.5%||59.4%|
|Completed associate degree||38.5%||39.8%||38.5%|
|Completed professional degree||2.2%||3.9%||3.3%|