DESERT HOT SPRINGS HIGH SCHOOL

Go back
65850 PIERSON BLVD
DESERT HOT SPRINGS, CA 92240
Visit this school's website
Phone: 760-288-7000
School Information
  • GreatSchools Rating: 5
  • Educational Climate: Low
  • Technology Measure: Low
  • Type: Public
  • Grades: 9th Grade - 12th Grade
  • District: Palm Springs Unified School District
  • Students/Teacher: 22:1
  • Students/Grade: 430.5
  • Number Students: 1722
  • Number Teachers: 80
  • Instructional Expense/Pupil: 5725
  • Poverty Level: 16 - 29.9 PERCENT
  • Principal: Dr Anne Kalesik
  • CHARTER SCHOOL
  • GIFTED AND TALENTED PROGRAMS
  • ESL
  • SPECIAL EDUCATION
  • ADVANCED PLACEMENT
  • BEFORE AND AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAMS
  • ALTERNATIVE PROGRAMS
  • YEAR ROUND CLASSES
  • VOC-TECH
  • ADULT EDUCATION
  • NCLB SCHOOL
  • BLUE RIBBON SCHOOL
  • COALITION OF ESSENTIAL SCHOOLS
  • AYP SCHOOL
  • INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE
  • MAGNET SCHOOL
School Ratings & Reviews

School Ratings (15 ratings)
Maximum Rating: 5




    School Reviews (12 Reviews)
    Page 1 of 3
    Student Review | Rating:
    Posted 2014-01-24
    "My school is by far the best school in the county. We're not the richest, we don't have the most amazing sports teams, we don't have the nicest classrooms, but we do have something that a lot of schools don't.. We have heart, and pride, and spirit. We are a family. We get judged so much just because we live in, "the ghetto". We take all of the hate from the other high schools and use it to our advantage. We do our very best EVERYDAY, to prove that we are way more than people say we are. The more people talk down on us, the more we rise up, not only as students, but as a family, and we stick up for our school by scoring as best on tests as we can, and by graduating, and by staying with our school no matter what. We are Eagles. Eagles sore. We wont let any school talk down to us because we know we have as equal of a chance for success as they do. We have that eagle pride, hating on us, our teachers, our school, and even our city, wont change us. Get on our level."
    Student Review | Rating:
    Posted 2011-08-29
    "I have recently graduated in 2011 and with all my four years here I can say that the school is great. It may have gone down in fun, especially the '10-'11 year, but has gone up in education and learning wise. I will start with the BAD. This was the year that we got a new principle that treats all the students like criminals and doesn't get involved (she just shows up at places and thats about it). We have more administration than you can count on one hand which is too much. Teachers, on the other hand, are something that this school needs more of, since most teachers have an average teaching span of about a year or two. The school in great need of money and when they do have some it's used in unecessary such as 'Thinking Maps' where students are foced on using them rather than a plain old Venn Diagram. Now the great things, students love to get involved and participate in extra-curicular activities (too bad there isnt that many) with programs such as the Urban Art Movement and the award winning ROTC Junior Marine Corps. The school is a really safe place with recent crime sweeps around the city and gang related violence is almost to none with the no-tolerance the school has placed."
    Student Review | Rating:
    Posted 2010-04-10
    "This school is terrible. Don't come here. I'm graduating this year but the '10-11 school year is going to be very very bad. We are losing our 4-class block schedule and many good teachers are being fired and replaced by new teachers placed by the state. Many extra-curricular classes are being cut so don't expect your student to form any life skills in this high school. On top of that, the population is mostly gangs or gang-inspired kids who will hurt anyone on a whim, sometimes only for attention. The behavior here is a big problem. All four years of my experience were horrible, and though I liked the nice faculty, the students consisted mostly of people I would enjoy strangling. Seriously, don't go to this school."
    Other Review | Rating:
    Posted 2010-04-09
    "This high school has amazing programs that students can participate and be involved in. I graduated from this school two years ago and all my sucess was inspired by the staff at Desert Hot Springs High School."
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2009-06-11
    "I have two students who attend this school they are both in Avid and are taking AP and honors classes. I think the staff is wonderful. I would like to see more parent participation for football games especially AWAY games !"
    Page 1 of 3
    Community information and market data Powered by Onboard Informatics. Copyright ©2014 Onboard Informatics. Information is deemed reliable but not guaranteed. * Based on a 30-year fixed rate of 4.75% with 20% down. The estimated payment is offered for convenience and is not an offer of credit. Due to market fluctuations, interest rates are subject to change at any time and without notice. Interest rates are also subject to credit and property approval based on secondary market guidelines. The rates shown are based on average rates for our best qualified customers. Your individual rate may vary. Rates may differ for FHA, VA or jumbo loans.
    C21 Properties In this Area C21 Offices Serving this Area C21 Agents Serving this Area
    View Agents
    Jerry Empson
    CENTURY 21 Premier Real Estate
    951.­233.5548
    2505 East Lakeshore Drive
    Lake Elsinore, CA 92530
    Kathleen Hatton
    CENTURY 21 Home Realtors
    909.­591.0158
    4016 Grand Avenue, Suite B
    Chino, CA 91710
    Jean Zareczny
    CENTURY 21 Experience
    909.­373.4421
    7168 Archibald Avenue
    Alta Loma, CA 91701
    Elea Hijosa
    CENTURY 21 Action!
    310.­592.9995
    2799 Temple Avenue
    Signal Hill, CA 90755
    Roma Concepcion
    CENTURY 21 Astro
    562.­924.3381
    11365 183rd Street
    Cerritos, CA 90703
    Emily Lewis
    CENTURY 21 Experience
    909.­373.4400
    7168 Archibald Avenue
    Alta Loma, CA 91701
    Leah Munoz
    CENTURY 21 Masters
    949.­584.6795
    2355 Main Street
    Irvine, CA 92614
    Dinesh Gandhi
    CENTURY 21 Astro
    562.­924.3381
    11365 183rd Street
    Cerritos, CA 90703
    Evelyn Ray
    CENTURY 21 Action!
    562.­972.7009
    2799 Temple Avenue
    Signal Hill, CA 90755
    Tina Tseng
    CENTURY 21 CARE
    909.­861.2800
    1081 South Grand Ave, Suite A
    Diamond Bar, CA 91765
    Roland Henderson
    CENTURY 21 Discovery
    714.­478.5553
    100 West Valencia Mesa Drive
    Fullerton, CA 92835
    Cynthia Perez
    CENTURY 21 Action!
    310.­910.5137
    2799 Temple Avenue
    Signal Hill, CA 90755
    Ron Mildon
    CENTURY 21 Experience
    909.­373.4400
    7168 Archibald Avenue
    Alta Loma, CA 91701
    Carolina Henao
    CENTURY 21 PrimeTime Realtors
    909.­399.1172
    9876 Central Avenue
    Montclair, CA 91763
    Martha Judge
    CENTURY 21 Discovery
    714.­578.1799
    100 West Valencia Mesa Drive
    Fullerton, CA 92835
    Daniel Veik
    CENTURY 21 M&M and Associates
    831.­435.7422
    1500 41st Avenue
    Suite 100
    Capitola, CA 95010
    Chris Brown
    CENTURY 21 Home Realtors
    909.­591.0158
    4016 Grand Avenue, Suite B
    Chino, CA 91710
    Romina Guastavino
    CENTURY 21 Home Realtors
    909.­591.0158
    4016 Grand Avenue, Suite B
    Chino, CA 91710
    Kristin Bryan Pierce
    CENTURY 21 Lois Lauer Realty
    909.­748.7000
    1998 Orange Tree Lane
    Redlands, CA 92374
    Lewis Cantrell
    CENTURY 21 Lois Lauer Realty
    909.­748.7000
    1998 Orange Tree Lane
    Redlands, CA 92374
    Mandy Dominguez
    CENTURY 21 Lois Lauer Realty
    909.­570.6000
    33699 Yucaipa Boulevard
    Yucaipa, CA 92399
    Linda Heil
    CENTURY 21 Discovery
    562.­691.8955
    100 West Valencia Mesa Drive
    Fullerton, CA 92835
    Daniel Barillas
    CENTURY 21 Home Realtors
    909.­821.9650
    4016 Grand Avenue, Suite B
    Chino, CA 91710
    Carri Serpa
    CENTURY 21 Masters
    562.­261.4557
    2355 Main Street
    Irvine, CA 92614