Desert Star Community School



Desert Star Community School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Desert Star Community School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 23
1 20
2 26
3 21
4 16
5 25
6 6
7 17
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Desert Star Community School is a public elementary school located in Cornville, AZ in the Desert Star Community School Inc. School District. It enrolls 154 students in grades 1st through 12th. Desert Star Community School is the 1,075th largest public school in Arizona and the 50,372nd largest nationally.

Total Students: 154
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: -1:1
Full Time Teachers: -1

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Desert Star Community School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 88
(57%)
88
(57%)
 Male 66
(43%)
66
(43%)

Desert Star Community School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 120
(78%)
120
(78%)
 Hispanic 13
(8%)
13
(8%)
 Two or More 12
(8%)
12
(8%)
 Asian 3
(2%)
3
(2%)
 Black 3
(2%)
3
(2%)
 American Indian 2
(1%)
2
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(1%)
1
(1%)

Desert Star Community School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 70
(45%)
70
(45%)
 Not Eligible 67
(44%)
67
(44%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 17
(11%)
17
(11%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,093 ranked schools in Arizona, Desert Star Community School is ranked 871st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Desert Star Community School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (56.5%) 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 Star Community School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2006 58
2007 58
2008 89
2009 111
2010 106
2011 116
2012 154

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2006 N/A
2007 N/A
2008 N/A
2009 N/A
2010 N/A
2011 N/A
2012 N/A

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2006
2007 0.43103448275862
2008 0.42696629213483
2009 0.65765765765766
2010 0.62264150943396
2011 0.60344827586207
2012 0.56493506493506

Compare Desert Star Community School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
N/A 0.0:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,775.0% 17.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 55.6%
 
This School 56.5%
 

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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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