Palm Desert Charter Middle School



Palm Desert Charter Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Palm Desert Charter Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 471
7 474
8 466
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Palm Desert Charter Middle School is a public elementary school located in Palm Desert, CA in the Desert Sands Unified School District. It enrolls 1,411 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 26.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 1,411
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 26.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 52.7

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Palm Desert Charter Middle School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 711
(50%)
9,880
(51%)
 Female 700
(50%)
9,661
(49%)

Palm Desert Charter Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 640
(45%)
14,325
(73%)
 White 594
(42%)
3,788
(19%)
 Asian 83
(6%)
536
(3%)
 Two or More 59
(4%)
519
(3%)
 Black 29
(2%)
313
(2%)
 American Indian 4
(0%)
45
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
15
(0%)

Palm Desert Charter Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 776
(55%)
6,133
(31%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 519
(37%)
11,670
(60%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 116
(8%)
1,738
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Palm Desert Charter Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (45.0%) is lower than the state average of 60.7%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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.

Palm Desert Charter Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1304
2006 1130
2007 1138
2008 1251
2009 1265
2010 1262
2011 1299
2012 1339
2013 1340
2014 1407
2015 1411

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 21
2006 29.2
2007 20.8
2008 22.5
2009 26.8
2010 N/A
2011 28.1
2012 29.6
2013 28.8
2014 29.5
2015 26.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.3420245398773
2006 0.34513274336283
2007 0.42442882249561
2008 0.38129496402878
2009 0.38339920948617
2010 0.41600633914422
2011 0.44649730561971
2012 0.48095593726662
2013 0.48208955223881
2014 0.47334754797441
2015 0.45003543586109

Compare Palm Desert Charter Middle School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
2,138.2% 21.4:1
 
2,680.0% 26.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 45.0%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 60.7%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Palm Desert Charter Middle School
Palm Desert, CA
Public 06 - 08 1,411 26.8:1  
Abraham Lincoln Elementary
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Public KG - 05 618 23.8:1 1 miles
Sacred Heart School
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Private PK - KG 653 18:1 1 miles
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Public KG - 05 680 24.3:1 1 miles
George Washington Charter
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Public KG - 05 840 26:1 2 miles
The Academy of Palm Desert Community Presbyterian
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Private PK - TK 96 66:1 3 miles
Pdcpc Preschool and Kindergarten
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Private PK - TK 63 11:1 3 miles
Rancho Mirage Elementary
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Public KG - 05 421 24.8:1 3 miles
Horizon
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Public KG - 12 243 16.2:1 4 miles
Tot Stop Preschool
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Private PK - TK 212 128:1 4 miles
Palm Desert Learning Tree Center
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Private PK - 05 162 5:1 4 miles
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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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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