PROFICIENCY 62% 61% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
35%Desert Sands Unified
27%Palm Desert
38%California

George Washington Charter is a school servicing grades KG to 5 and is located in the district of "Desert Sands Unified" in Palm Desert, CA. There are a total of 877 students and 30 teachers at George Washington Charter, for a student to teacher ratio of 30 to 1. There are a total of 212 free lunch students and 65 reduced lunch students.

George Washington Charter has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 61.5%, which is 61% higher than the California average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students877
Teachers29.9
Student/Teacher ratio30:1
Free lunch212
Reduced lunch65

 

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 George Washington Charter, 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
All56%
355-59%
455-59%
550-54%
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All67%
355-59%
470-74%
575-79%
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
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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George Washington Charter race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictCaliforniaNational
Caucasian 55.2% 21.0% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 0.5% 1.8% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 5.5% 2.6% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 33.3% 71.8% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.0% 0.4% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 5.5% 2.4% 3.1% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

SchoolProficiencyMilesCity
Palm Desert Charter Middle School48%1.3Palm Desert, CA
Abraham Lincoln Elementary36%1.3Palm Desert, CA
Palm Desert High60%1.4Palm Desert, CA
James Earl Carter Elementary60%2.1Palm Desert, CA
Rancho Mirage Elementary44%3.3Rancho Mirage, CA
Gerald R. Ford Elementary60%3.6Indian Wells, CA
Colonel Mitchell Paige Middle School35%4.4La Quinta, CA
Ronald Reagan Elementary36%4.5Palm Desert, CA
Benjamin Franklin Elementary31%4.6La Quinta, CA
James Monroe Elementary48%4.7Bermuda Dunes, CA
John Adams Elementary30%4.8La Quinta, CA
La Quinta High58%5.3La Quinta, CA

Palm Desert demographics profile

StatisticPalm DesertCaliforniaNational
Population85,40138,654,206318,558,162
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 Palm Desert

IndexPalm DesertCaliforniaNational
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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