Palm Springs Unified School District

  • 980 EAST TAHQUITZ CANYON WAY
  • PALM SPRINGS, CA 92262
  • (760) 416-6000
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District Overview

 DistrictState Average
Graduation Rate66.8%71.2%
Dropout Rate3.3%5.0%
Per Pupil Spending$8,767$9,292
Students Per Teacher21.820.8
Number of Schools26-
Number of Students24,347-
Number of (FTE) Teachers1,117-

Student Enrollment (2009-2010)

  Students Student/Teacher Ratio
Total Student Enrollment24,34721.8
Student Enrollment By Grade
  Students
Prekindergarten Students-
Kindergarten Students1,708
1st Grade Students1,845
2nd Grade Students1,878
3rd Grade Students1,847
4th Grade Students1,897
5th Grade Students1,760
6th Grade Students1,852
7th Grade Students1,759
8th Grade Students1,859
9th Grade Students1,843
10th Grade Students1,902
11th Grade Students1,846
12th Grade Students1,933
Ungraded Students-
Student Enrollment By Race
  Students
American Indian or Alaska Native153
Asian or Pacific Islander858
Hispanic17,209
Black (Non-Hispanic)1,337
White (Non-Hispanic)4,169
Student Enrollment By Gender
  Students
Male12,144
Female11,785

Faculty and Staff (2009-2010)

Teachers Per Grade Level
    Student/Teacher Ratio
Total Full Time Equivalent (FTE) Teachers1,11721.8
Prekindergarten Teachers--
Kindergarten Teachers61-
Elementary Teachers747-
Secondary Teachers305-
Teachers of Ungraded Classes4-
Instructional Faculty
   
Instructional Aides129
Instructional Coordinators and Supervisors12
Guidance Counselors & Directors
   
Total Guidance Counselors & Directors29
Elementary8
Secondary21
Other-
Librarians & Staff
   
Librarians6
Library Support Staff-
Administrators
   
Total Administrators & Support Staff614
Local Education Agency (LEA) Administrators7
LEA Administrative Support Staff61
School Administrators55
School Administrative Support Staff115
Student Support Services44
Other Support Services Staff332

District Financial Details (2008)

Revenues For Education
    Percent of Total
Total Revenues$255,347,000-
Total Local Revenues$95,636,00037.5%
Property Tax$57,254,00022.4%
Other School Systems$14,178,0005.6%
Cities and Counties$8,509,0003.3%
Tuition Fees from Pupils and Parents$9,0000.00%
School Lunch$1,820,0000.7%
Other Sales and Services$76,0000.03%
Rents and Royalties$314,0000.1%
Interest Earnings$8,536,0003.3%
Miscellaneous$4,940,0001.9%
Total State Revenues$139,093,00054.5%
General Formula Assistance$97,709,00038.3%
Staff Improvement Programs$2,701,0001.1%
Special Education Programs$178,0000.07%
Compensatory and Basic Skills Programs$6,725,0002.6%
Gifted and Talented Programs$214,0000.08%
School Lunch Programs$539,0000.2%
Transportation Programs$2,707,0001.1%
Other Programs$22,802,0008.9%
State Revenues on Behalf - Employee Benefits$5,518,0002.2%
Total Federal Revenues$20,618,0008.1%
Through State - Title I$6,745,0002.6%
Through State - Children With Disabilities (IDEA)$3,224,0001.3%
Through State - Math, Science and Teacher Quality$1,534,0000.6%
Through State - Safe and Drug Free Schools$104,0000.04%
Through State - Title V, Part A$46,0000.02%
Through State - Vocational and Tech Education$179,0000.07%
Through State - Bilingual Education$1,089,0000.4%
Through State - Child Nutrition Act$5,963,0002.3%
Through State - Other$1,734,0000.7%
Expenditures For Education
    Percent of Total
Total Current Expenditures$213,912,000-
Total Instruction Expenditures$132,730,00062.0%
Total Support Services Expenditures$73,501,00034.4%
Student Support$9,496,0003.7%
Instructional Staff Support$11,487,0004.5%
General Administration Support$1,241,0000.5%
School Administration Support$13,565,0005.3%
Operation and Maintenance Support$22,154,0008.7%
Student Transportation Support$4,117,0001.6%
Other Support Services$11,441,0004.5%
Total Other Expenditures$7,681,0003.6%
Food Services$7,681,0003.0%

Graduation and Dropout Details (2007-08)

Graduation Information
Overall Graduation Rate 66.8%
Total Diploma Count 1,202
Other High School Completion Certificate (OHC) Recipients -
Dropout Information
  Dropouts Dropout Rate
Total Grades 9-122503.3%

Map and Listings of Schools Within Palm Springs Unified School District

Schools Summary:
  • Schools: 26
  • Students: 24,347
  • Full-Time Equivalent Teachers: 1,117
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AGUA CALIENTE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
30800 San Luis Rey Plaza
Cathedral City, CA
Public | KG-5
732 22.9

5 out of 5
1 Review
BUBBLING WELLS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
67501 Camino Campanero
Desert Hot Springs, CA
Public | KG-5
713 20.6

5 out of 5
2 Reviews
CABOT YERXA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
67067 Desert View
Desert Hot Springs, CA
Public | KG-5
557 24.2

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CAHUILLA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
833 Mesquite Rd
Palm Springs, CA
Public | KG-5
578 22.2

5 out of 5
1 Review
CATHEDRAL CITY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Second and Van Fleet Sts.
Cathedral City, CA
Public | KG-5
795 22.7

5 out of 5
1 Review
CATHEDRAL CITY HIGH SCHOOL
69250 Dinah Shore Dr
Cathedral City, CA
Public | 9-12
2,849 25.5

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CENTER FOR LEARNING AND DEVELOPMENT SCHOOL
12379 Miracle Hill Rd
Desert Hot Springs, CA
Public | KG-8
8 4.0

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CIELO VISTA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
650 Paseo Dorotea
Palm Springs, CA
Public | KG-5
541 20.8

5 out of 5
1 Review
DELLA S. LINDLEY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
31495 Robert Rd
Thousand Palms, CA
Public | KG-5
689 22.2

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DESERT HOT SPRINGS HIGH SCHOOL
65850 Pierson Blvd
Desert Hot Springs, CA
Public | 9-12
1,935 24.2

3 out of 5
1 Review
DESERT SPRINGS MIDDLE SCHOOL
66755 Two Bunch Palms Trail
Desert Hot Springs, CA
Public | 6-8
1,681 25.5

5 out of 5
1 Review
EDWARD L. WENZLAFF ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
11625 West Dr
Desert Hot Springs, CA
Public | KG-5
769 22.0

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JAMES WORKMAN MIDDLE SCHOOL
69300 30th Ave
Cathedral City, CA
Public | 6-8
1,594 27.0

3 out of 5
2 Reviews
JULIUS CORSINI ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
68750 Hacienda Dr
Desert Hot Springs, CA
Public | KG-5
518 20.7

5 out of 5
5 Reviews
KATHERINE FINCHY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
777 Tachevah Dr
Palm Springs, CA
Public | KG-5
628 20.3

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LANDAU ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
30310 Landau Blvd
Cathedral City, CA
Public | KG-5
818 21.7

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MT. SAN JACINTO HIGH SCHOOL
30800 Landau Blvd
Cathedral City, CA
Public | 9-12
505 26.2

1 out of 5
1 Review
NELLIE N. COFFMAN MIDDLE SCHOOL
34603 Plumley Rd
Cathedral City, CA
Public | 6-8
1,104 24.5

5 out of 5
2 Reviews
PALM SPRINGS HIGH SCHOOL
2401 East Baristo Rd
Palm Springs, CA
Public | 9-12
2,158 27.1

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RAMON ACADEMY
2248 East Ramon Rd
Palm Springs, CA
Public | 7-10
90 11.3

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RANCHO MIRAGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
42985 Indian Trail Rd
Rancho Mirage, CA
Public | KG-5
511 22.8

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RAYMOND CREE MIDDLE SCHOOL
1011 Vista Chino
Palm Springs, CA
Public | 6-8
1,072 25.7

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RIO VISTA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
67700 Verona Rd
Cathedral City, CA
Public | KG-5
758 23.7

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SUNNY SANDS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
69310 Mccallum Way
Cathedral City, CA
Public | KG-5
989 21.5

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TWO BUNCH PALMS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
14250 West Dr
Desert Hot Springs, CA
Public | KG-5
852 22.4

3 out of 5
2 Reviews
VISTA DEL MONTE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
2744 North Via Miraleste
Palm Springs, CA
Public | KG-5
485 19.4

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