Desert Sands Unified School District, California

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Desert Sands Unified School District is a school district in California.

About the district

Desert Sands Unified School District is located in Riverside County, California.

Desert Sands Unified School District is located in Riverside County, California. The county seat of Riverside County is Riverside. Riverside County is home to 2,292,507 residents, according to the United States Census Bureau.[1]

Demographics

Riverside County underperformed compared to the rest of California in terms of higher education achievement in 2012. The United States Census Bureau found that 20.5 percent of Riverside County residents aged 25 years and older had attained a bachelor's degree compared to 30.5 percent for California as a whole. The median household income for Riverside County was $57,096 compared to $61,400 for the state of California. The percentage of people below poverty level for Riverside County was 15.6 percent while it was 15.3 percent for the state of California.[1]

Racial Demographics, 2012[1]
Race Riverside County (%) California (%)
White 80.8 73.7
Black or African American 7.0 6.6
American Indian and Alaska Native 1.9 1.7
Asian 6.6 13.9
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.4 0.5
Two or more race 3.3 3.6
Hispanic or Latino 46.5 38.2

Presidential Voting Pattern, Riverside County[2]
Year Democratic Vote Republican Vote
2012 329,063 318,127
2008 325,017 310,041
2004 228,806 322,473
2000 202,614 232,029

Note: The United States Census Bureau considers "Hispanic or Latino" to be a place of origin, not a race. Therefore, the Census allows citizens to report both their race and that they are from a "Hispanic or Latino" place of origin simultaneously. As a result, the percentages in each column of the racial demographics table will exceed 100.0%. Each column will add up to 100.0% after removing the "Hispanic or Latino" place of origin percentages.[3]

Budget

The Desert Sands Unified School District's budget is published on the Education Data Partnership's website.[4]

Expenditures by Category
School Year Staff Expenses Student Services Operational Expenses Debt Service Other Budget Total
Total % of Budget Total % of Budget Total % of Budget Total % of Budget Total % of Budget
2009-2010 $188,020,510 87.9% $8,598,512 4% $17,273,136 8.1% $0 0% $83,385 0% $213,975,543
2010-2011 $181,059,368 86.9% $8,383,928 4% $18,974,127 9.1% $0 0% $180,215 0.1% $208,237,208
2011-2012 $188,690,374 86.8% $10,538,638 4.8% $17,326,494 8% $0 0% $809,956 0.4% $217,365,462
Averages: $185,923,417.33 87% $9,173,692.67 4% $17,857,919 8% $0 0% $357,852 0% $213,192,737.67

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