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Desert Hills High School
  • Public
  • Saint George, UT

Report Card

grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B+
  2. Diversity
    grade C+
  3. Teachers
    grade A minus
  4. College Prep
    grade B
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade B
  6. Health & Safety
    grade A
  7. Administration
    grade A
  8. Sports
    grade A+
  9. Food
    grade B
  10. Resources & Facilities
    grade B

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Desert Hills High School is a highly rated, public school located in Saint George, UT. It has 1,543 students in grades 10-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 26 to 1. According to state test scores, 56% of students are at least proficient in math and 58% in reading.

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828 E Desert Hills Drive
Saint George, UT 84790
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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
58%
Percent Proficient - Math
56%
Average Graduation Rate
94%
Average SAT
1200
16 responses
Average ACT
25
328 responses
AP Enrollment
22%

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Living in the Area

grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C
  2. Good for Families
    grade B
  3. Housing
    grade C+
Median Household Income
$58,259
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$992
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$286,000
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade A
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
94%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 33 responses
Poll
85%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 33 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 92 responses
  • Sports games
    27%
  • Graduation
    12%
  • I liked the wishbox assembly
    10%
  • Some of the school dances
    10%
  • Assemblies
    9%
  • The sporting events were fun
    7%
  • Homecoming assembly
    5%

Students

Diversity
grade C+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,543
Free or Reduced Lunch
13%
97%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 38 responses
87%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 38 responses
100%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 38 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
26:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$65,294
Teachers in First/Second Year
4.9%
73%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 49 responses
76%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 49 responses
80%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 49 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade B
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Average
Boys Athletic Participation
Very High
Expenses Per Student
$7,876 / year
National
$12,239
84%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 49 responses
55%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 49 responses
63%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 49 responses

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