Desert Springs Middle School

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66755 Two Bunch Palms Trl

Desert Hot Springs, CA 92240

(760) 251-7200

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Grades: 6 - 8

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 1,600

Students Per Teacher: 20

Parent Reviews

16 Parent Reviews for Desert Springs Middle School

The teachers are hard working and dedicated to their students. The principle (Dr. Bonelli, must have bought her degree online) is a joke and doesn't seem to care for much of anything. Why isn't the school board doing something about this woman ruining the school. Having been a teacher myself (30+years ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/24/12

Honestly this school is horrible. its too crowded . Theirs a lot of fights happening. Staff isn't doing their job. i been there for 2 years. and i feel that i'm not getting education at that school . i feel that they should make the school for 7th & 8th only since its too crowded. Moved schools . ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 02/17/11

This School Sucks And No One Listens To The Kids; We have to fight our wayy through crowds and get beat up for speaking our minds i got sick of it and just said screw it i am glad i am out of this school and entering high school it will be alot better for me, Good Luck To Incoming 6th Graders; Youl Need ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 08/29/10

I've had one child go to this school and another currently enrolled. It's a large school and crowded. That will be helped when the new middle school is built. Administration is caring and quick to respond to concerns in my experience. Too many parents go off at staff. Not a good example of respect for ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/10/08

Excellent teachers who care - my only concern is safety, as I do not believe the school has a handle on it.

Posted by a parent on 02/26/08

Desert Springs Middle School is a very large school that serves a very challenging community. Many of the problems the school faces are community problems that spill over on to the campus, not school problems spilling over into the community. Administration openly welcomes any parent to come in and discuss ...  Read more

Posted by a staff on 09/26/07

We have progressed in the last few years.and it's getting more fun to learn =]

Posted by a student on 08/31/07

i think this website is awesome, i have 3 children that is in every grade @ this school, i wish that parents could be more involved ,such as having some kind of pta meeting for parents to be active with the assisngments,behavior issues,form study groups and try to rasie these test scores some xtra tuturiong ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/29/07

This school is doing much better than before. There is a new administration. I've spoken to the Principal and he was very kind and showed interest in my concerns. The staff was very polite and acknowledge and help me as soon as I walked in. My son is doing very well in that school. I have noticed ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 07/24/07

My child has be in this school for four months now and it is the worst school I have ever be in. I am moving just to never have any of children in any of these schools. First of all the child around here talk and treat teachers like they are running the school.

Posted by a parent on 03/28/07

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Test scores for Desert Springs Middle School

CST* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
Desert Springs Middle School
Palm Springs Unified School District
* In 2011-2012 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.

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Desert Hot Springs schools — Desert Springs Middle School is located at 66755 Two Bunch Palms Trl, Desert Hot Springs CA 92240. 66755 Two Bunch Palms Trl is in the 92240 ZIP code in Desert Hot Springs, CA The school district for Desert Springs Middle School is the Palm Springs Unified School District. Desert Springs Middle School is a Public school that serves grade levels 6 - 8.
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