Palm Desert High School

43570 Phyllis Jackson Ln, Palm Desert, CA 92260 | (760) 862-4300
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 2,103
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School Description

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Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 43-570 Phyllis Jackson Ln., Palm Desert, CA 92260
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 2,103
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 82.5
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 25.5
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 1,087 (51.7%)
  • Females: 1,016 (48.3%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 148 (7.0%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 485 (23.1%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 633 (30.1%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Palm Desert High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian211.0%
Black653.1%
Asian1215.8%
Hispanic72634.5%
White1,13253.8%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Palm Desert High School
  Number Percent
7th Grade10.05%
8th Grade20.10%
9th Grade53625.5%
10th Grade56526.9%
11th Grade51824.6%
12th Grade48122.9%
Graduates Information (2010)
Graduation Rate
School:
97.1%
District:
84.3%
State:
78.6%
Teacher Education Background (2009)
Percent With Ph.D.
School:
4.3%
District:
11.5%
Percent With Master's Degree
School:
23.4%
District:
42.5%
Percent With Bachelor's Degree
School:
27.7%
District:
17.2%
Teacher Credentials & Experience (2009)
Percent of Teachers With Emergency Credentials: 8.3%
Percent of Teachers With Credentials: 96.4%
Number of Certificated Staff: 94.0
Average Number of Years of Teacher Experience: 13.4
Average Age
School:
47.0
District:
49.4
Source: CA Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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