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9-12
Public
Cathedral City, CA
Students enrolled: 2,702

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69250 Dinah Shore Drive
Cathedral City, CA 92234

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(760) 770-0100
(760) 770-0149
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June 13, 2014
as the graduating class of 2014 was departing for disneyland gradnight I waved as a gesture of have fun and was given the finger in return what a shame that these children represent thier school in this manner

- submitted by a parent
April 29, 2013
I think a dress code should be maintained. I have dropped my nephew off at school and am shocked how many daisy duke, mini skirt wearing, bust-revealing young ladies I see on campus. Shame on school officials for not maintaining dress code protocols or standards.

- submitted by a community member
October 11, 2012
This is my son's first year at CCHS. The school may be small and overcrowded, but I really like all of my son's teachers. He's in the AVID program and has all Honors classes. In order to help our school we need parents to be involved. I really like this school. . Hopefully with the new opening of RMHS, will have less students.

- submitted by a parent
February 06, 2011
THIS SCHOOL IS ABSOLUTELY AMAZING!!! I WOULD'NT GO ANYWHERE ELSE. i love the people, classes, campus, everything.

- submitted by a student
January 17, 2011
Worst school ever.This place is the only school I've been to that allows the kids to talk filthy to other students all the time even in the classroom.The teachers hear and hardly ever say anything and apparently being stalked by someone here is ok too.The education system is the worst ever,I can learn more from a monkey in a day than I can learn in a whole year.So glad I'm leaving at the end of first semester this is one place I'd recommend you never ever send your kids.CCHS is overcrowed and filthy and the students aren't very bright most of them will end up being no-bodys.

- submitted by a student
December 18, 2010
VERY good school! The only thing i would change is the football team and its crowded! better than PSHS especially in soccer!

- submitted by a student
June 28, 2010
CCHS has improved a great deal. Most teachers care about the students. I am happy with this school.

- submitted by a parent
June 07, 2010
Its a great school it needs a lot of improvement but i believe Mr.Chavez is getting this all straighten up

- submitted by a community member
April 20, 2010
Well i am a freshman in high school right now.... We are taking out CST's right now. Well My year at CCHS Was ok but i kinda was never there. They don't have transpertation I either have to wake up like at 5 to take the bus at 6:15 Or i have to beg or pay people to take me to school. It's hard coming from a poor family amd everyone goes to work early so yeah... I am going to get home schooled because of that. I guess it's better then school since everyone is so judgmental and this way i can be myself. This way i have a chance of graduating

- submitted by a student
no rating September 16, 2009
Cathedral City High School emcompasses a diverse, and highly spirited student body. Many of the students come to the high school each morning with a positive and warming attitude, excited to learn from some amazing teachers. Furthermore, the teachers take pride in getting to know their students on a personal basis. Nevertheless, the students maintain high expectations of the students, and push for students to put forth their best efforts in all aspects. Finally, the environment at Cathedral City High School acts as enriching soil, providing the opportunities for students to fail, learn and eventually, succeed.

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September 04, 2009
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May 12, 2009
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- submitted by a student
no rating March 12, 2009
I love this school. I am currently a freshman and I'm enjoying every little experience I have here. I especially enjoy the ROTC program. The students learning environment is so welcoming and help you . They do so much community service and make students more disciplined and attentive. I would like to congratulate the new sergeant and hope he does really well. I would also like to congratulate the cornel, he has done such an awesome job and i enjoy his teaching methods on aircrafts and what not.

- submitted by a student
January 25, 2009
The Visual and Performing Arts Dept. offers great opportunities for the students at CCHS. Mr. White is a fantastic vocal music teacher! Mr. Whitmore does a superb job with the marching band and the instrumental music classes. All teachers work hard in their overcrowded classrooms.

- submitted by a teacher
November 20, 2008
Wonderful new principal, great school spirit and helpful teachers!

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 20, 2008
I do approve this school by 2 stars.First star for career opportunities and 2nd star, for extracurricular activities. The teachers are very confusing while the learning process is okay, but hard to cope up. I would have to say is that I am not that safe in this school and I would rather go to Palm Springs high School..but the address thing..So now I am stuck with this school.

- submitted by a student
September 19, 2008
The graet majority of students, parents and teachers rate this principal and school as innovative. The campus atmosphere and classroom activity all show that thsi is a place where all students can do very well.

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September 17, 2008
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August 18, 2008
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- submitted by a parent
June 02, 2008
With how crowed the school is, it is easy to get stuck in a class where the students have lost all interest in learning, as have the teachers lost interest in teaching. Little work = lazy teachers = students not caring.

- submitted by a student
no rating May 17, 2008
Both of my children attend CCHS. The school may be crowded, but the staff and security have a good handle on the problems. My children are involved in school activities, and are excelling! My daughter will attend CSF next year, and I credit the teachers and counseling staff for helping to make if possible.

- submitted by a parent
March 04, 2008
I transfered from Palm Springs High School to Cathedral City High School and in my own opinion, Cathedral City High School has much better teachers, stronger programs, and more dedicated counclers. The security is strict and the principal is amazing. The school may be crowded but the teachers try there hardest to help there students. Our sport teams try their hardest and that is all we can ask from them.

- submitted by a student
February 17, 2008
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- submitted by a parent
February 15, 2008
Its crowded, teachers aren't able to give one on one attention. The students have a 'poor sport' reputation and they tend to live up to it. Many kids only do the bare minimum to get by.

- submitted by a student
January 03, 2008
I think the teachers are dedicated to teaching the students but the classroom size is to large 40+. I attented back to school night and just about all the teachers asked the parents to talk to the district regarding classroom size. Talking to the district was like talking to the wall. No help. I do not like the overcrowding and inadequate help for students to learn. I would love to change schools but the districts make it impossible to transfer so for now my daughter is stuck in a very overcrowed below average learning facility. I am very displeased with the schools in Palm Springs district...

- submitted by a parent
August 03, 2007
This is a great school and the security is awesome. The teachers are very talented and they take there job very serious.

- submitted by a student
April 24, 2007
This school is crowded but that does not keep it from having a great arts and One of the best Music programs in the State. They played Carnegie hall and the Chicago Thanksgiving parade. The teachers overall are supportive and talented. The new principal is looking to improve the school also.

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April 24, 2007
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October 18, 2006
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August 31, 2006
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April 30, 2006
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- submitted by a parent
August 29, 2005
My son attends CCHS and I feel that there is not adequate teacher support for students struggling with their classes. If I had my choice I would send my son to another school. Why don't teachers seek out students who may have outside issues that are interferring with studies? I thought that teachers were there to teach students as well as help them acheive a good education.They have to realize that some students are more introverts and are ashamed of their ability to learn and absorb. Teachers should notify parents directly about their child if there are low grades.

- submitted by a parent
August 17, 2005
Well it was the worst experience of my childs School. Didn't care about getting them counseling or supporting the students. Admin. was mean and uncooperative. Hostile environment with teachers, students and admin support. Food Services lousy... Library- unsupportive with getting students help. I personally felt the District needs to overhaul the whole school with new personnel.... No homework, just busy work. Dont go.

- submitted by a parent
April 29, 2005
I believe the availability of music, art and sports programs are adequate. I believe this school is on the decline, lower test scores, needs improvement. Continues to be overcrowded. I will be transferring my child next year to a different school.

- submitted by a parent
March 31, 2005
I graduated from CCHS in 199*, and have remained involved with the campus, as my younger siblings have also attended (two currently enrolled). After leaving CCHS to attend a UC school, I realized the value of the education I had received in contrast to other students all across the state, who were not as fortunate to attend such a great school. The number of academic programs has continued to grow, and through programs such as AVID, students are getting great preparation for academics at a university level. One thing that has always stuck out in my memory is the fact that CCHS recognizes academic AND athletic achievements instead of only focusing on one. CCHS, in my opinion provides a very well rounded experience. Unfortunately the current principal is not a good leader and students don't even recognize him when he does wander out of his office.

- submitted by a former student
January 24, 2005
This school is the best school ive seen. I think it has great students and great staff! The athletics are great at this school! I would love to attend this school.

- submitted by a student
September 17, 2004
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June 02, 2004
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- submitted by a student
May 09, 2004
My daughter go to CCHS.My husband and I visited the school one @ one time and noticed that the was wide open,no security patrolling or guarding outside the school facilities which is an easy access for the intruders.some schools gate are chained and have cameras even in the school parking lot.these needs attention if students protection are concerned.very diappointed when we brought it up to mrs Mason.

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May 03, 2004
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February 14, 2004
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- submitted by a community member
October 12, 2003
I am a recent graduate of CCHS (2003). The school itself is of good quality; there is a great variety in activites and programs for students, and (excluding the bathrooms, which are often littered with toilet paper and sometimes missing stall doors) usually clean and well-kept. The teachers were great. Most have a true desire to help better their students. Specifically, Ms. Gardner, Mrs. Mueller, Mr. Conklin, Mrs. Roos, Mr. McLaughlin, Mrs. Edwards, Mrs. Caine, Mr. Coffey, Mr. Cauthron, Mr. Polkinghorn, Mrs. Hawkins and probably others that I m missing are all excellent teachers who often went out of their way to help students succeed. As for the illustrious principal, all I can say is that during the course of my four years I saw him a sum total of 7 times, 4 during a week in which inspectors came to critique the school. Form your own opinion from there.

- submitted by a community member
August 25, 2003
My daughter attended 4 years there. I am thankful that we happened to be zoned for there. She loved it, The staff handled any problems great, good security.

- submitted by a parent
August 10, 2003
I believe that the some of the staff is exceptional at this school site. I have had two children graduate from this school and I was very impressed with most of the staff while they were in school. For my first child, the activity, leadership, and school activities were great! However, ever since the new principal has taken over, I have noticed a decline in activity, spirit, teacher quality, and leadership. In addition, he is not very supportive and was not willing to listen when I had issues with my child. I am glad that both of my children have graduated and I have no more that will be subjected to his leadership. On the other hand, I have found that the assistant principals and one counselor in particular have remained the same and they are very strong leaders. I would especially like to note Mr. Murray who is a wonderful administrator and I know many people in the community would be happy to see him lead a high school of his own.

- submitted by a parent
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Cathedral City High School
69250 Dinah Shore Drive, Cathedral City, CA  92234
(760) 770-0100
Last modified Cathedral City High School is a Public school that serves grades 9-12. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 6 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Cathedral City High School Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 44 reviews. Top