Desert Willow Elementary School



Desert Willow Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Desert Willow Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 93
1 98
2 90
3 103
4 100
5 98
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Desert Willow Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Casa Grande, AZ in the Casa Grande Elementary School District. It enrolls 582 students in grades 1st through 12th. Desert Willow Elementary School is the 488th largest public school in Arizona and the 14,556th largest nationally. It has 20.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 582
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 20.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 28.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 14,556th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Arizona: 488th out of 1,243
Student/Teacher Rank in Arizona: 699th out of 948
Full Time Teacher Rank in Arizona: 541st out of 948

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Desert Willow Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 308
(53%)
3,785
(51%)
 Female 274
(47%)
3,577
(49%)

Desert Willow Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 285
(49%)
4,514
(61%)
 White 216
(37%)
1,751
(24%)
 Two or More 35
(6%)
296
(4%)
 American Indian 21
(4%)
483
(7%)
 Black 17
(3%)
250
(3%)
 Asian 7
(1%)
56
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
12
(0%)

Desert Willow Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 454
(78%)
5,118
(70%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 104
(18%)
1,898
(26%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 24
(4%)
346
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,093 ranked schools in Arizona, Desert Willow Elementary School is ranked 780th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Desert Willow Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (22.0%) is significantly lower than the state average of 55.6%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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 Willow Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2006 447
2007 733
2008 796
2009 666
2010 614
2011 589
2012 582

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2006 17
2007 21.9
2008 20.5
2009 18.2
2010 19.2
2011 19.6
2012 20.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2006 0.31543624161074
2007 0.3656207366985
2008 0.39195979899497
2009 0.46846846846847
2010 0.47068403908795
2011 0.35823429541596
2012 0.21993127147766

Compare Desert Willow Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,775.0% 17.7:1
 
2,040.0% 20.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 22.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 55.6%
 

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Public PK - 05 582 20.4:1  
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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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