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Mt. San Jacinto High School

Preschool | Grades 10-12 | Palm Springs Unified
30800 Landau Blvd
Cathedral City, CA 92234
(760) 770-8563

About This School

Mt. San Jacinto High School is located in Cathedral City, CA and is one of 5 high schools in Palm Springs Unified School District. It is a alt. school that serves 464 students in grades 10-12.

Alternative schools are public schools that offer nontraditional education for students whose needs cannot be met in a regular, special education, or vocational school. While alternative schools are distinct from regular, special education, and vocational schools in their teaching approach or classroom environment, they can provide similar services and/or curriculum for students. Alternative schools include schools for potential dropouts, residential treatment centers for substance abuse, schools for chronic truants, and schools for students with behavioral problems. See Mt. San Jacinto High School's test results to learn more about school performance.

A school's Academic Performance Index (API) is a scale that ranges from 200 to 1000 and is calculated from the school's performance in the Standardized Testing and Reporting (STAR) Program. The state has set 800 as the API target for all schools to meet.

Mt. San Jacinto High School had an API growth score of 481 in 2012. California uses the Academic Performance Index (API) to measure annual school performance and year-to-year improvement. Mt. San Jacinto High School's 2012 base score was 514 and the school did not meet its 2012 school-wide growth target.

In 2010, Mt. San Jacinto High School had 26 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. The California average is 24 students per full-time equivalent teacher.

Student Ethnicity (2011)

Students (2011)


Students Per Teacher (2010)

Female/Male (2011)

39% 61%

Subsidized Lunch (2011)


District Spending (2010)

per student
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All Grades Algebra I Performance

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Not a traditional high school but a "special needs" school...  Nearest traditional high school: Cathedral City High, located within six miles.

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