PROFICIENCY 27% 29% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
35%Desert Sands Unified

Indio High is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Desert Sands Unified" in Indio, CA. There are a total of 1,866 students and 70 teachers at Indio High, for a student to teacher ratio of 27 to 1. There are a total of 1,443 free lunch students and 192 reduced lunch students.

Indio High has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 27.0%, which is 29% lower than the California average.


Student/Teacher ratio27:1
Free lunch1443
Reduced lunch192


Advanced Placement
AP enrollment596
Taking some courses296
Taking some courses (not tests)198
Passing some courses125
Passing no courses155

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 Indio High, there are a total of 596 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 296 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High School10%

Proficiency in languages by grade

High School44%

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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Indio High race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 2.2% 21.0% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 1.3% 1.8% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 0.5% 2.6% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 95.5% 71.8% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.2% 0.4% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.4% 2.4% 3.1% 3.1%

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Indio demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)2,57023291
Median age35.436.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)55%52%55%
Speak English44%56%79%
Speak Spanish53%29%13%

Education level achieved in Indio

Completed 8th grade73.2%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school71.0%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college45.3%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree22.1%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors16.0%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters5.8%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.9%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.8%1.6%1.3%
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Source: The Indio 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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