Desert Ridge Academy



Desert Ridge Academy Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Desert Ridge Academy Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 368
7 342
8 369
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Desert Ridge Academy is a public elementary school located in Indio, CA in the Desert Sands Unf School District. It enrolls 1,079 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 28.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 1,079
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 28.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 37.67

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Desert Ridge Academy Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 544
(50%)
10,212
(51%)
 Female 535
(50%)
9,826
(49%)

Desert Ridge Academy Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 932
(86%)
14,328
(72%)
 White 118
(11%)
4,319
(22%)
 Asian 12
(1%)
522
(3%)
 Black 10
(1%)
357
(2%)
 Two or More 6
(1%)
433
(2%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
60
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
19
(0%)

Desert Ridge Academy Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 712
(66%)
12,061
(60%)
 Not Eligible 214
(20%)
5,814
(29%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 153
(14%)
2,163
(11%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Desert Ridge Academy students on free and reduced lunch assistance (80.2%) is higher than the state average of 58.5%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Desert Ridge Academy Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2008 N/A
2009 741
2010 926
2011 1068
2012 1079

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2008 N/A
2009 21.2
2010 N/A
2011 28.1
2012 28.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2008
2009 0.66396761133603
2010 0.75809935205184
2011 0.65262172284644
2012 0.80166821130677

Compare Desert Ridge Academy to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,860.0% 28.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 
This School 80.2%
 

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Desert Ridge Academy
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Public 06 - 08 1,079 28.6:1  
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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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