Colonel Mitchell Paige Middle

Public 6-8

 43-495 Palm Royale Dr.
       La Quinta, CA  92253-8178


 (760) 238-9710

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District: Desert Sands Unified

SchoolDigger Rank:
1381st of 2,715 California Middle Schools


Student/teacher ratio:  25.2
Number of students:  657

Racial breakdown:

Hispanic:
72.8%
White:
21.2%
Two or more races:
3.0%
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Free/discounted lunch recipients:  65.1%

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Due to the disruption caused by COVID-19, the California Department of Education did not administer assessments for the 2019-2020 school year. SchoolDigger will resume updating its rankings when test scores are released in 2021.


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Compare Details In 2019, Colonel Mitchell Paige Middle ranked worse than 50.9% of middle schools in California. It also ranked 3rd among 7 ranked middle schools in the Desert Sands Unified School District. (See more...)
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Compare Details In 2019 the calculated Average Standard Score was 42.05. (See more...)
Student Body
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Compare Details Colonel Mitchell Paige Middle has the smallest middle school student body size in the Desert Sands Unified School District. Racial makeup is: Hispanic (72.8%), White (21.2%), two or more races (3%). (See more...)
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Compare Details 65.1% of students are receiving a free or discounted lunch. (See more...)
Teachers
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Compare Details The student/teacher ratio at Colonel Mitchell Paige Middle is 25.2, which is the lowest among 7 middle schools in the Desert Sands Unified School District! (See more...)
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Schooldigger 2019 Rankings:

Colonel Mitchell Paige Middle:

SchoolDigger ranks Colonel Mitchell Paige Middle 1381st of 2715 California public middle schools. (See Colonel Mitchell Paige Middle in the ranking list.)

Desert Sands Unified:

SchoolDigger ranks Desert Sands Unified 832nd of 1525 California school districts. (See district ranking list.)


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Rank History for Colonel Mitchell Paige Middle

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Year Avg Standard Score Statewide Rank Total # Ranked Middle Schools CA State Percentile SchoolDigger Rating
2007 46.35 972nd 1999 51.4%
2008 53.56 846th 2005 57.8%
2009 59.09 770th 2063 62.7%
2010 62.18 732nd 2179 66.4%
2011 62.86 737th 2236 67.0%
2012 69.34 587th 2259 74.0%
2013 57.80 943rd 2379 60.4%
2015 49.19 1121st 2477 54.7%
2016 49.30 1128th 2497 54.8%
2017 47.63 1173rd 2508 53.2%
2018 44.73 1232nd 2480 50.3%
2019 42.05 1381st 2715 49.1%

Data source: test scores: California Department of Education, rankings: SchoolDigger.com

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by a parent
Friday, March 13, 2020

Open Quote From the administrators, the office, teachers (a few exceptions) & security, the overall attitude toward students is poor. It’s no wonder they are ranking so low. What a mistake it was to enroll my child in this school! Close Quote



Enrollment information for Colonel Mitchell Paige Middle

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Year White African American Asian Hispanic American Indian Pacific Islander Two or More Races Not Specified Total
2007 372 24 34 544 2 n/a n/a 61 1037
2008 500 31 47 628 4 n/a n/a 0 1210
2009 490 42 38 728 5 1 26 0 1330
2010 389 35 28 606 6 1 3 0 1068
2011 328 34 20 607 6 1 5 0 1001
2012 303 36 17 590 6 0 11 0 963
2013 265 41 23 687 2 1 20 0 1039
2014 221 32 20 589 3 0 13 0 878
2015 205 26 20 516 1 0 16 0 784
2016 190 24 18 476 1 0 20 0 729
2017 170 20 15 473 2 0 32 0 712
2018 162 13 10 463 1 0 24 0 673
2019 139 11 8 478 1 0 20 0 657

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Enrollment/Ethnicity
For more information about how the Department of Education defines ethnicity, see Defining Race and Ethnicity Data, National Center for Education Statistics

Students eligible for free or discounted lunch at Colonel Mitchell Paige Middle

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Year # Students Full-time Teachers Student/Teacher ratio % Free/Discounted Lunch
2007 1037 42.1 24.6 38.1
2008 1210 55.4 21.8 44.2
2009 1330 55.1 22.7 44.2
2010 1068 44.2 24.1 46.3
2011 1001 n/a n/a 51.9
2012 963 36.2 26.6 n/a
2013 1039 38.2 27.1 65.1
2014 878 34.2 25.6 61.4
2015 784 32.0 24.5 66.5
2016 729 33.0 22.0 62
2017 712 29.3 24.3 61.2
2018 673 27.6 24.3 65.8
2019 657 26.0 25.2 65.1

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Students eligible for discounted/free lunch
For information about the National School Lunch Program, see the USDA Website

Student/Teacher Ratio Colonel Mitchell Paige Middle

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Year # Students Full-time Teachers Student/Teacher ratio % Free/Discounted Lunch
2007 1037 42.1 24.6 38.1
2008 1210 55.4 21.8 44.2
2009 1330 55.1 22.7 44.2
2010 1068 44.2 24.1 46.3
2011 1001 n/a n/a 51.9
2012 963 36.2 26.6 n/a
2013 1039 38.2 27.1 65.1
2014 878 34.2 25.6 61.4
2015 784 32.0 24.5 66.5
2016 729 33.0 22.0 62
2017 712 29.3 24.3 61.2
2018 673 27.6 24.3 65.8
2019 657 26.0 25.2 65.1

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Student-Teacher Ratio
Student/teacher ratio is calculated by dividing the total number of students by the total number of full-time equivalent teachers. Please note that a smaller student/teacher ratio does not necessarily translate to smaller class size. In some instances, schools hire teachers part time, and some teachers are hired for specialized instruction with very small class sizes. These and other factors contribute to the student/teacher ratio. Note: For private schools, Student/teacher ratio may not include Pre-Kindergarten.




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SchoolDigger data sources: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Census Bureau and the California Department of Education.

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