La Quinta High School

79255 Westward Ho Dr, La Quinta, CA 92253 | (760) 772-4150
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 2,985
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Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 79-255 Westward Ho Dr., La Quinta, CA 92253
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 2,985
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 109.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 27.4
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 1,443 (48.3%)
  • Females: 1,542 (51.7%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 338 (11.3%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 839 (28.1%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 1,177 (39.4%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
La Quinta High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian100.3%
Black812.7%
Asian1043.5%
Hispanic1,67256.0%
White1,09436.6%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For La Quinta High School
  Number Percent
8th Grade20.07%
9th Grade75825.4%
10th Grade84528.3%
11th Grade71023.8%
12th Grade67022.4%
Graduates Information (2010)
Graduation Rate
School:
96.5%
District:
84.3%
State:
78.6%
Teacher Education Background (2009)
Percent With Ph.D.
School:
3.1%
District:
11.5%
Percent With Master's Degree
School:
38.8%
District:
42.5%
Percent With Bachelor's Degree
School:
26.4%
District:
17.2%
Teacher Credentials & Experience (2009)
Percent of Teachers With Emergency Credentials: 5.1%
Percent of Teachers With Credentials: 94.0%
Number of Certificated Staff: 129.0
Average Number of Years of Teacher Experience: 11.9
Average Age
School:
44.9
District:
49.4
Source: CA Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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