La Quinta High School

Serves grades 9 - 12

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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 2018 – 2019 school year [note on school closures TBD].
  • Expenditures: 2018
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
79 255 Blackhawk Way
La Quinta, CA 92253
Phone
(760) 772-4150
District
DESERT SANDS UNIFIED
County
RIVERSIDE COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
2511
Classroom Teachers
90

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to California

7

(10 is best)

Better than 63.7% of CA schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

5

(10 is best)

La Quinta High School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 10

70 60 50 40 30 20 10 0
80 60 40 20 0
44%
44%
57%
57%
30%
32%
44%
44%
57%
57%
30%
32%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

40 30 20 10 0
28
25
23
16
    AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL
    AVG FOR DISTRICT
    AVG FOR STATE
    AVG FOR NATION
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 9 662 26.4%
Grade 10 658 26.2%
Grade 11 620 24.7%
Grade 12 571 22.7%
Total 2511 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 18.9% 17.8% 23.3%
Black 1.3% 1.5% 5.4%
Hispanic 75.4% 77.5% 57.5%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 4.1% 2.9% 12.7%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.4% 0.3% 1.0%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 53.9% 68.4% 58.7%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 47.2% 60.1% 52.3%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 6.7% 8.2% 6.4%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 192,553 39,538,223
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 255.0 250
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 4.8% 6.1%
5-19 YEARS OLD 16.1% 19.3%
20-44 YEARS OLD 26.9% 35.4%
45-64 YEARS OLD 24.3% 24.9%
65 OR OLDER 27.9% 14.3%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 78,731 13,103,114
Single Parent Households With Children 7.4% 10.6%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 86.5% 83.9%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 28.5% 34.7%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 15.0% 22.6%
$100,000 - $149,999 13.7% 17.1%
$75,000 - $99,999 11.0% 12.3%
$50,000 - $74,999 17.5% 15.3%
$30,000 - $49,999 18.0% 13.7%
$15,000 - $29,999 13.5% 10.4%
$15,000 or less 11.2% 8.6%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $8,055 $230,453,550 56.2%
Support Expenditures
Student $776 $22,201,360 5.4%
Staff $808 $23,116,880 5.6%
General Administration $127 $3,633,470 0.9%
School Administration $870 $24,890,700 6.1%
Operation $1,208 $34,560,880 8.4%
Transportation $293 $8,382,730 2.0%
Other $514 $14,705,540 3.6%
Total Support $4,597 $131,520,170 32.1%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,689 $48,322,290 11.8%
Total Expenditures $14,340 $410,267,400 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $8,356 $50,163,077,615 48.9%
Support Expenditures
Student $884 $5,306,242,206 5.2%
Staff $863 $5,178,254,236 5.0%
General Administration $215 $1,291,487,537 1.3%
School Administration $923 $5,541,916,109 5.4%
Operation $1,311 $7,872,234,116 7.7%
Transportation $303 $1,818,082,742 1.8%
Other $665 $3,989,805,237 3.9%
Total Support $5,163 $30,997,440,957 30.2%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,580 $21,494,994,026 20.9%
Total Expenditures $17,099 $102,656,107,113 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,549 $372,153,103,143 49.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $792 $39,020,154,935 5.2%
Staff $618 $30,487,652,661 4.1%
General Administration $258 $12,720,931,842 1.7%
School Administration $730 $35,978,592,512 4.8%
Operation $1,169 $57,607,988,317 7.7%
Transportation $527 $26,002,463,553 3.5%
Other $459 $22,633,739,814 3.0%
Total Support $4,553 $224,451,138,461 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,074 $151,519,765,183 20.3%
Total Expenditures $15,176 $748,124,887,521 100.0%