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Desert View High School is a public high school. The principal of Desert View High School is Dawn Maddock-Pea. 2,129 students go to Desert View High School and identify mostly as Hispanic; White, non-Hispanic; and American Indian/Alaskan Native. 11% of the Desert View High School students have "limited English proficiency." 68% of the 2,129 students here have subsidized lunches. The student to teacher ratio at Desert View High School is 20:1. Pcjted - Desert View High School is one of the nearest high schools.

Extracurricular Activities

  • Arts

    • Band
    • Ceramics sculpture
    • Chorus
    • Computer arts
    • Dance
    • Drawing painting
    • Orchestra
    • Photography
    • Theater drama
    • Video film production
  • Languages Taught

    • French
    • German
    • Italian
    • Spanish
  • Sports

    • Baseball
    • Basketball
    • Cheerleading
    • Cross country
    • Football
    • Golf
    • Lacrosse
    • P.E. classes
    • Rock climbing
    • Soccer
    • Softball
    • Swimming
    • Tennis
    • Track
    • Volleyball
    • Wrestling

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Hispanic 83% 88%
White, non-Hispanic 7% 5%
American Indian/Alaskan Native 5% 4%
Native American or Native Alaskan 5% %
Black, non-Hispanic 4% 2%
Asian 0.7% 0.7%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.3% %
Multiracial 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 68% 83%
Limited English proficiency 11% 27%

Community Rating & Reviews

  • (1 year ago)

    This is the worst high school I have ever worked. The students are disrespectful rude and refuse to do work. They walk around with their head phones walk into class at any time they want with no consequences. If you ever decide to teach here I would not work here if I was desperate for a job. I lasted two days and that was enough. The worst experience of teaching in my whole career. On the good note a couple teachers were helpful and the principle is very nice and helpful but overall extremely disorganized and the students are horrible!!!!!!!!!!

  • (3 years ago)

    The students are survivors that continue to overcome their percieved disadvantages in socio economics to strive for bigger and better things

  • (5 years ago)

    This schools administration is great and am very proud of the things my children at this school have learned over the years.

  • (7 years ago)

    My daughter goes to school at Inlet Grove High School and I know it is a great school. She has gotten use to the rules and I really appreciate the rules that are in place. When you have rules and they are followed learning certainly takes place. For those who think the school focus on rules Please ask yourself this question 'if no rules or policies were in place what condition this world would be in?' There are many good things about Inlet Grove. The school is a family school were parent are involved in their child's education. The number one goal is for child safety and student achievement. Inlet Grove has a waiting list of students who want to come to their school.

  • (9 years ago)

    This is a good school. we are seeing a rejuvenation in the amount of effort and pride here.

  • (9 years ago)

    As a student teacher at Desert View I am very impressed with the administration the teachers and the students. A remarkable number of advanced and honors courses are offered as well as a large amount of remedial time for students not passing the AIMS test.

  • (9 years ago)

    this school is awsome it couldnt get any better and the availiblity for art musi and spoorts is really good i love all the teachers they are awsome and the principal is the best she couldnt be better.

  • (11 years ago)

    This is a great school. It's not too small and it's not too big it's perfect. The discipline is great the food is great and the assistant principal is great.

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