Desert Hills High Overview

2014 Academic Indicators
National Rank
#1,723
College Readiness Index
22.1
Math Proficiency
2.9
Language Proficiency
3.6
Student/Teacher Ratio
23:1
  • 10–12 Grades
  • 958 Students
  • 42 Teachers

Desert Hills High
828 EAST DESERT HILLS DR
SAINT GEORGE, UT 84790

Phone: (435) 674-0885

District: Washington District

Overview

Desert Hills High is ranked 4th within Utah. Students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® course work and exams. The AP® participation rate at Desert Hills High is 29 percent. The student body makeup is 48 percent male and 52 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 10 percent. Desert Hills High is 1 of 9 high schools in the Washington District.

Rankings / Awards

This details how this school compares with others based on U.S. News ranking criteria.

Medal Awarded Silver
National Rank
#1723
State Rank
#4

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Students / Teachers

These counts and percentages of students and teachers are from data reported by schools to the government.

Total Enrollment 958
Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 10%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) 35%
Full-Time Teachers 42

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Test Scores

U.S. News calculates these values based on student performance on state exit exams and internationally available exams on college-level course work (AP®/IB exams).

Proficient in Language 93%
Proficient in Math 66%
College Readiness Index 22.1

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School Data

School profile information is based on government data.

Grades Served 10 – 12
Setting Fringe Rural
Charter School No
Magnet School No
Receives Title I Funding No

District

This information relates to high schools run by this school's state operating agency. Many districts contain only one high school.

Total Schools 9
Total Students 5,524
Proficient in Language (district average) 85%
Proficient in Math (district average) 44%
College Readiness (district average) 17.4

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International Baccalaureate (IB) data provided by International Baccalaureate of North America. Used with permission.

Nearby Schools

Desert Hills High is 1 of 9 schools in the Washington District.

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