Desert Hills High Overview

2013 Academic Indicators
National Rank
#1,466
College Readiness Index
24.9
Math Proficiency
3.0
Language Proficiency
3.6
Student/Teacher Ratio
25:1
  • 10–12 Grades
  • 918 Students
  • 37 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 7th within Utah. Students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® course work and exams. The AP® participation rate at Desert Hills High is 33 percent. The student body makeup is 49 percent male and 51 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 9 percent. Desert Hills High is 1 of 7 high schools in the Washington District.

Rankings / Awards

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

Medal Awarded Silver
National Rank
#1466
State Rank
#7

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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 918
Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 9%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) 24%
Full-Time Teachers 37

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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 94%
Proficient in Math 74%
College Readiness Index 24.9

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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 7
Total Students 5,277
Proficient in Language (district average) 87%
Proficient in Math (district average) 49%
College Readiness (district average) 17.4

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

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