Desert Learning Academy School

Serves grades KG - 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 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
2248 E. Ramon Rd.
Palm Springs, CA 92264
Phone
(760) 778-0487
District
PALM SPRINGS UNIFIED
County
RIVERSIDE COUNTY
Type of School
Other
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
133
Classroom Teachers
9

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to California

3

(10 is best)

Better than 23.0% of CA schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

2

(10 is best)

Desert Learning Academy School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 3

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 45 48
Proficiency in Reading 45 48
Proficiency in Math 45 49

Grade 5

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 19 42
Proficiency in Reading 30 49
Proficiency in Math 7 36

Grade 6

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 33 42
Proficiency in Reading 41 47
Proficiency in Math 25 37

Grade 7

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 22 43
Proficiency in Reading 28 49
Proficiency in Math 16 37

Grade 8

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 17 42
Proficiency in Reading 21 48
Proficiency in Math 13.33 36

Grade 11

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 25 43
Proficiency in Reading 45 55
Proficiency in Math 4 31

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 14.46
AVG FOR DISTRICT 24.23
AVG FOR STATE 23.37
AVG FOR NATION 16.50
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Kindergarten 2 1.5%
Grade 1 3 2.3%
Grade 2 8 6.0%
Grade 3 6 4.5%
Grade 4 4 3.0%
Grade 5 7 5.3%
Grade 6 10 7.5%
Grade 7 8 6.0%
Grade 8 8 6.0%
Grade 9 10 7.5%
Grade 10 20 15.0%
Grade 11 18 13.5%
Grade 12 29 21.8%
Total 133 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 27.7% 12.3% 25.0%
Black 8.5% 5.1% 5.9%
Hispanic 60.8% 78.8% 56.0%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 0.8% 3.2% 12.0%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 2.3% 0.6% 1.1%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 63.9% 83.4% 57.8%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 57.1% 71.9% 48.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 6.8% 11.5% 9.0%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 171,816 39,557,045
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 459.7 250
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 5.3% 6.3%
5-19 YEARS OLD 16.8% 19.5%
20-44 YEARS OLD 27.1% 35.5%
45-64 YEARS OLD 27.4% 25.1%
65 OR OLDER 23.4% 13.6%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 69,670 12,965,435
Single Parent Households With Children 9.0% 11.0%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 82.8% 82.9%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 26.0% 33.3%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 9.3% 19.3%
$100,000 - $149,999 10.3% 16.2%
$75,000 - $99,999 9.1% 12.3%
$50,000 - $74,999 16.8% 15.9%
$30,000 - $49,999 19.4% 14.9%
$15,000 - $29,999 19.9% 11.9%
$15,000 or less 15.2% 9.5%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $8,754 $203,049,030 55.5%
Support Expenditures
Student $707 $16,398,865 4.5%
Staff $617 $14,311,315 3.9%
General Administration $58 $1,345,310 0.4%
School Administration $817 $18,950,315 5.2%
Operation $1,324 $30,710,180 8.4%
Transportation $224 $5,195,680 1.4%
Other $538 $12,478,910 3.4%
Total Support $4,284 $99,367,380 27.2%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,731 $63,345,545 17.3%
Total Expenditures $15,770 $365,785,150 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,754 $42,072,563,139 50.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $660 $4,109,759,938 4.9%
Staff $678 $4,223,588,529 5.0%
General Administration $131 $816,243,878 1.0%
School Administration $745 $4,643,247,838 5.5%
Operation $1,069 $6,656,800,206 7.9%
Transportation $248 $1,545,160,414 1.8%
Other $590 $3,675,538,573 4.4%
Total Support $4,121 $25,669,582,774 30.5%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,646 $16,479,764,511 19.6%
Total Expenditures $13,521 $84,221,660,396 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,187 $370,071,182,734 52.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $632 $32,552,249,701 4.6%
Staff $522 $26,871,170,551 3.8%
General Administration $218 $11,205,514,316 1.6%
School Administration $643 $33,118,729,386 4.7%
Operation $1,057 $54,423,429,117 7.7%
Transportation $497 $25,596,058,378 3.6%
Other $416 $21,407,079,047 3.0%
Total Support $3,984 $205,172,626,109 28.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,638 $135,865,864,952 19.1%
Total Expenditures $13,810 $711,111,010,069 100.0%