Desert Ridge High is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Gilbert Unified District" in Mesa, AZ. There are a total of 2,752 students and 119 teachers at Desert Ridge High, for a student to teacher ratio of 24 to 1. There are a total of 3 free lunch students and 3 reduced lunch students.
Desert Ridge High has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 45.0%, which is 26% higher than the Arizona average.
|Taking some courses||172|
|Taking some courses (not tests)||370|
|Passing some courses||118|
|Passing no courses||37|
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 High, there are a total of 544 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 172 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||20.0%||19.5%||43.8%||23.6%|
|American Indian and Alaskan||0.6%||0.9%||4.9%||1.2%|
|Apache Junction High School||29%||3.5||Apache Junction, AZ|
|Leading Edge Academy At East Mesa||55%||3.5||Gilbert, AZ|
|Imagine Prep Superstition||70%||3.6||Apache Junction, AZ|
|Imagine Superstition Middle School||35%||3.6||Apache Junction, AZ|
|Cactus Canyon Junior High||25%||3.9||Apache Junction, AZ|
|Superstition Mountain Elementary School||29%||4.1||Apache Junction, AZ|
|Avalon Elementary||30%||4.4||Apache Junction, AZ|
|Highland High School||64%||4.7||Gilbert, AZ|
|Apache Trail High School||30%||4.7||Apache Junction, AZ|
|Towne Meadows Elementary School||59%||5.0||Gilbert, AZ|
|San Tan Charter School||51%||5.2||Gilbert, AZ|
|Carol Rae Ranch Elementary||60%||5.4||Gilbert, AZ|
|Population density (sq mi)||3,335||57||91|
|Married (15yrs & older)||60%||53%||55%|
|Completed 8th grade||93.7%||83.7%||84.3%|
|Completed high school||93.5%||82.2%||83.0%|
|Completed some college||79.2%||62.0%||59.4%|
|Completed associate degree||53.0%||36.5%||38.5%|
|Completed professional degree||3.4%||2.9%||3.3%|