Desert Vista Elementary School



Desert Vista Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Desert Vista Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 89
1 76
2 98
3 93
4 97
5 98
6 106
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Desert Vista Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Apache Junction, AZ in the Apache Junction Unified School District. It enrolls 657 students in grades 1st through 12th. Desert Vista Elementary School is the 368th largest public school in Arizona and the 9,729th largest nationally. It has 18.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 657
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 36.37
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 9,729th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Arizona: 368th out of 1,243
Student/Teacher Rank in Arizona: 412th out of 948
Full Time Teacher Rank in Arizona: 301st out of 948

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Desert Vista Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 349
(53%)
1,326
(52%)
 Female 308
(47%)
1,201
(48%)

Desert Vista Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 469
(71%)
1,670
(66%)
 Hispanic 148
(23%)
710
(28%)
 Two or More 27
(4%)
68
(3%)
 Black 6
(1%)
33
(1%)
 American Indian 5
(1%)
23
(1%)
 Asian 2
(0%)
20
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
3
(0%)

Desert Vista Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 351
(53%)
1,388
(55%)
 Not Eligible 237
(36%)
859
(34%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 69
(11%)
280
(11%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,093 ranked schools in Arizona, Desert Vista Elementary School is ranked 267th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Desert Vista Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (63.9%) is slightly higher than the state average of 55.6%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Desert Vista Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 683
2006 660
2007 599
2008 584
2009 553
2010 616
2011 641
2012 657

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19.8
2006 18.3
2007 17.6
2008 17.2
2009 16.8
2010 19.2
2011 18.8
2012 18.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.4904831625183
2006 0.47121212121212
2007 0.46911519198664
2008 0.48801369863014
2009 0.54792043399638
2010 0.60876623376623
2011 0.60530421216849
2012 0.63926940639269

Compare Desert Vista Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,775.0% 17.7:1
 
1,810.0% 18.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 55.6%
 
This School 63.9%
 

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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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