Desert Willow Elementary School



Desert Willow Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Desert Willow Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 1
K 96
1 115
2 98
3 118
4 103
5 81
6 93
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Desert Willow Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Cave Creek, AZ in the Cave Creek Unified School District. It enrolls 705 students in grades 1st through 12th. Desert Willow Elementary School is the 304th largest public school in Arizona and the 7,440th largest nationally. It has 20.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 705
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 20:1
Full Time Teachers: 35.2
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 7,440th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Arizona: 304th out of 1,243
Student/Teacher Rank in Arizona: 654th out of 948
Full Time Teacher Rank in Arizona: 337th out of 948

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Desert Willow Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 382
(54%)
1,558
(51%)
 Female 323
(46%)
1,472
(49%)

Desert Willow Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 577
(82%)
2,594
(86%)
 Hispanic 83
(12%)
278
(9%)
 Asian 29
(4%)
88
(3%)
 Black 9
(1%)
30
(1%)
 Two or More 5
(1%)
30
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
5
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
5
(0%)

Desert Willow Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 696
(99%)
2,917
(96%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 9
(1%)
103
(3%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
10
(0%)
* 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 1,069th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Desert Willow Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (1.3%) 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
2005 641
2006 632
2007 622
2008 646
2009 657
2010 727
2011 731
2012 705

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.9
2006 15.6
2007 16
2008 18.5
2009 19.3
2010 20.1
2011 19.4
2012 20

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.014040561622465
2006 0.034810126582278
2007 0.04983922829582
2008 0.071207430340557
2009 0.10502283105023
2010 0.08665749656121
2011 0.12175102599179
2012 0.012765957446809

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
 
2,000.0% 20.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 1.3%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 55.6%
 

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Public KG - 06 705 20:1  
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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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