La Quinta, CA
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La Quinta Public Schools

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2015 – 2016 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

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Desert Sands Unified School District Details

Desert Sands Unified School District
47 950 Dune Palms Rd.
La Quinta, CA 92253

28,999 Students enrolled in District

34 Schools in District

27 Students Per Classroom (State average is 24)

Desert Sands Unified School District School Quality Ratings

District Quality Compared to California

(10 is best)

Better than of CA school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of U.S. school districts.

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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools in this District

School Grades
Abraham Lincoln Elementary School
74 100 Rutledge Way
Palm Desert, CA, 92260
KG-05
Amelia Earhart Elementary School Of International
45 250 Dune Palms Rd.
Indio, CA, 92201
KG-05
Amistad High (continuation) School
83 501 Dillon Ave.
Indio, CA, 92201
09-12
Andrew Jackson Elementary School
82 850 Kenner Ave.
Indio, CA, 92201
KG-05
Benjamin Franklin Elementary School
77 800 Calle Tampico
La Quinta, CA, 92253
KG-05
Carrillo Ranch Elementary School
43 775 Madison St.
Indio, CA, 92201
KG-05
Colonel Mitchell Paige Middle School
43 495 Palm Royale Dr.
La Quinta, CA, 92253
06-08
Desert Ridge Academy School
79 767 Ave. 39
Indio, CA, 92203
06-08
Dr. Reynaldo J. Carreon Jr. Academy School
47 368 Monroe St.
Indio, CA, 92201
KG-05
Dwight Eisenhower Elementary School
83 391 Dillon Ave.
Indio, CA, 92201
KG-05
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School District Enrollment by Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 21.4% 25.6%
Black 1.7% 6.2%
Hispanic 73.8% 55.8%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 2.8% 11.8%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.3% 0.6%
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 67.9% 58.4%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 57.6% 49.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 10.3% 8.6%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,413 $157,816,015 46.1%
Support Expenditures
Student $463 $13,498,765 3.9%
Staff $468 $13,644,540 4.0%
General Administration $34 $991,270 0.3%
School Administration $564 $16,443,420 4.8%
Operation $923 $26,910,065 7.9%
Transportation $250 $7,288,750 2.1%
Other $379 $11,049,745 3.2%
Total Support $3,081 $89,826,555 26.2%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,247 $94,666,285 27.7%
Total Expenditures $11,742 $342,338,010 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,621 $35,036,955,287 49.1%
Support Expenditures
Student $502 $3,131,223,827 4.4%
Staff $531 $3,312,426,112 4.6%
General Administration $92 $573,622,504 0.8%
School Administration $616 $3,842,105,700 5.4%
Operation $940 $5,860,782,678 8.2%
Transportation $228 $1,423,012,973 2.0%
Other $494 $3,081,474,546 4.3%
Total Support $3,405 $21,225,114,888 29.7%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,433 $15,163,215,389 21.2%
Total Expenditures $11,458 $71,426,321,041 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,487 $324,898,990,964 51.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $587 $29,383,130,681 4.7%
Staff $483 $24,167,878,083 3.8%
General Administration $205 $10,285,419,511 1.6%
School Administration $601 $30,113,641,000 4.8%
Operation $1,035 $51,821,442,969 8.2%
Transportation $475 $23,793,258,876 3.8%
Other $376 $18,849,723,887 3.0%
Total Support $3,762 $188,414,761,533 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,296 $114,973,102,384 18.3%
Total Expenditures $12,545 $628,286,465,973 100.0%

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