Palm Desert High is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Desert Sands Unified" in Palm Desert, CA. There are a total of 2,016 students and 69 teachers at Palm Desert High, for a student to teacher ratio of 29 to 1. There are a total of 677 free lunch students and 192 reduced lunch students.
Palm Desert High has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 60.0%, which is 58% higher than the California average.
|Taking some courses||379|
|Taking some courses (not tests)||122|
|Passing some courses||226|
|Passing no courses||151|
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 Palm Desert High, there are a total of 504 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 379 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.
|Hispanic or Latino||41.2%||71.8%||54.1%||23.6%|
|American Indian and Alaskan||0.6%||0.4%||0.7%||1.2%|
|Population density (sq mi)||1,904||256||91|
|Married (15yrs & older)||60%||52%||55%|
|Completed 8th grade||90.1%||81.1%||84.3%|
|Completed high school||90.0%||79.8%||83.0%|
|Completed some college||70.7%||61.5%||59.4%|
|Completed associate degree||42.3%||39.8%||38.5%|
|Completed professional degree||5.1%||3.9%||3.3%|