PROFICIENCY 32% 17% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
35%Desert Sands Unified
48%Indio
38%California

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.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students1249
Teachers43.87
Student/Teacher ratio29:1
Free lunch836
Reduced lunch148

 

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 Desert Ridge Academy, 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

GradeProficiency
All23%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
631%
721%
816%
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All40%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
640%
740%
841%
High Schooln/a

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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Desert Ridge Academy race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictCaliforniaNational
Caucasian 11.2% 21.0% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 1.1% 1.8% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 1.1% 2.6% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 85.8% 71.8% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.4% 0.4% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.4% 2.4% 3.1% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

SchoolProficiencyMilesCity
Shadow Hills High41%0.2Indio, CA
James Monroe Elementary48%2.1Bermuda Dunes, CA
Ronald Reagan Elementary36%2.4Palm Desert, CA
Carrillo Ranch Elementary28%2.6Indio, CA
Colonel Mitchell Paige Middle School35%2.6La Quinta, CA
John Glenn Middle School Of International Studies45%3.0Indio, CA
Amelia Earhart Elementary School Of International Studies52%3.1Indio, CA
Lyndon B. Johnson Elementary22%3.3Indio, CA
Indio Middle School20%3.3Indio, CA
Gerald R. Ford Elementary60%3.3Indian Wells, CA
John F. Kennedy Elementary15%3.5Indio, CA
La Quinta High58%3.5La Quinta, CA

Indio demographics profile

StatisticIndioCaliforniaNational
Population7,33938,654,206318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)2,49123291
Median age36.836.037.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)54%52%55%
Speak English81%56%79%
Speak Spanish17%29%13%

Education level achieved in Indio

IndexIndioCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade88.0%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school86.8%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college60.3%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree38.5%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors30.3%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters9.7%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.2%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.1%1.6%1.3%
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