Desert Learning Academy
11 May 2023 / by Crystal Brown
About Desert Learning Academy
Desert Learning Academy is a unique educational institution located in the heart of the Arizona desert. Founded in 2006, Desert Learning Academy has been providing quality education to students of all ages and backgrounds. The academy is dedicated to providing students with a comprehensive education that is both challenging and stimulating.
Desert Learning Academy offers a variety of programs, including traditional classroom instruction, online courses, and after-school activities. All instructors are certified and experienced in their respective fields, and the curriculum is designed to meet the needs of each individual student.
The school also offers a variety of extracurricular activities, such as sports, music, art, and drama. These activities help to foster creativity, collaboration, and problem-solving skills.
Desert Learning Academy is committed to helping students reach their full potential. The school offers a safe and supportive environment, with a focus on fostering respect and understanding among students. The academy also provides students with access to resources such as tutoring, counseling, and mentoring.
Desert Learning Academy is a great choice for those looking for an innovative and stimulating educational experience. Whether you are looking for a traditional classroom setting or an online learning environment, Desert Learning Academy has something to offer.
2248 E. Ramon Rd.
Palm Springs, CA 92264
K – 12
Overview Desert Learning Academy
Desert Learning Academy serves 247 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
Desert Learning Academy placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-29% (which is lower than the California state average of 34%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-49% (which is approximately equal to the California state average of 49%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is higher than the California state level of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 80% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 78% (majority Hispanic).
Verdict on Desert Learning Academy
Desert Learning Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,649 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.The diversity score of Desert Learning Academy is 0.50, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school’s diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.