Palm Desert Middle School

74200 Rutledge Way, Palm Desert, CA 92260 | (760) 862-4320
  • Grades: 6-8
  • Student Enrollment: 1,265
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 74-200 Rutledge Way, Palm Desert, CA 92260
School Operational Details
  • Charter School
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 1,265
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 47.2
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 26.8
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 665 (52.6%)
  • Females: 600 (47.4%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 85 (6.7%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 400 (31.6%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 485 (38.3%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Palm Desert Middle School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian80.6%
Black302.4%
Asian584.6%
Hispanic52341.3%
White61748.8%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Palm Desert Middle School
  Number Percent
5th Grade20.2%
6th Grade41933.1%
7th Grade43334.2%
8th Grade41132.5%
Teacher Education Background (2009)
Percent With Master's Degree
School:
39.6%
District:
42.5%
Percent With Bachelor's Degree
School:
20.8%
District:
17.2%
Teacher Credentials & Experience (2009)
Percent of Teachers With Emergency Credentials: 8.2%
Percent of Teachers With Credentials: 100.0%
Number of Certificated Staff: 53.0
Average Number of Years of Teacher Experience: 16.7
Average Age
School:
46.1
District:
49.4
Source: CA Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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