Best Public Schools in Zip Code 92262


The 92262 zip code area of Palm Springs, California is home to 5 diverse schools serving students from elementary through high school, including 2 elementary schools, 1 middle school, 1 high school, and 1 alternative school. This community faces significant economic challenges, with high rates of students receiving free or reduced-price lunch across all the schools.

Among the standout schools in the area is Palm Springs High School, which outperforms the district and state averages in English Language Arts and Mathematics proficiency and boasts an impressive 96.2% 4-year graduation rate. Another high-performing school is Katherine Finchy Elementary, which exceeds district and state averages in English Language Arts, Mathematics, and Science proficiency. In contrast, Vista del Monte Elementary struggles, with a 1-star rating from SchoolDigger.

The data also highlights the unique challenges faced by the area's alternative school, Desert Learning Academy. While the school outperforms the district and state in some academic areas, it has a lower 4-year graduation rate and higher dropout rate compared to Palm Springs High School. Overall, the schools in the 92262 zip code serve a diverse, economically disadvantaged student population, with varying levels of performance that present both opportunities and challenges for the Palm Springs Unified district.

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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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