PROFICIENCY 41% 8% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
35%Desert Sands Unified

Shadow Hills 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 1,807 students and 62 teachers at Shadow Hills High, for a student to teacher ratio of 29 to 1. There are a total of 1,010 free lunch students and 263 reduced lunch students.

Shadow Hills High has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 41.0%, which is 8% higher than the California average.


Student/Teacher ratio29:1
Free lunch1010
Reduced lunch263


Advanced Placement
AP enrollment342
Taking some courses198
Taking some courses (not tests)150
Passing some courses91
Passing no courses97

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 Shadow Hills High, there are a total of 342 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 198 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High School22%

Proficiency in languages by grade

High School60%

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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Shadow Hills High race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 14.7% 21.0% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 2.3% 1.8% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 1.6% 2.6% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 80.4% 71.8% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.2% 0.4% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.1% 0.1% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.6% 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 Shadow Hills 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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