Desert Valley Elementary School



Desert Valley Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Desert Valley Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 46
1 70
2 66
3 51
4 61
5 68
6 69
7 55
8 73
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Desert Valley Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Glendale, AZ in the Peoria Unified School District. It enrolls 559 students in grades 1st through 12th. Desert Valley Elementary School is the 528th largest public school in Arizona and the 16,349th largest nationally. It has 18.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 559
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 30.9
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 16,349th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Arizona: 528th out of 1,243
Student/Teacher Rank in Arizona: 412th out of 948
Full Time Teacher Rank in Arizona: 476th out of 948

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Desert Valley Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 297
(53%)
12,401
(52%)
 Female 262
(47%)
11,574
(48%)

Desert Valley Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 360
(64%)
14,436
(60%)
 Hispanic 140
(25%)
6,797
(28%)
 Black 33
(6%)
1,041
(4%)
 Two or More 11
(2%)
779
(3%)
 Asian 10
(2%)
597
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 3
(1%)
89
(0%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
236
(1%)

Desert Valley Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 297
(53%)
13,592
(57%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 209
(37%)
8,617
(36%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 53
(9%)
1,766
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,093 ranked schools in Arizona, Desert Valley Elementary School is ranked 515th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Desert Valley Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (46.9%) is slightly 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 Valley Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 705
2006 684
2007 705
2008 684
2009 622
2010 596
2011 570
2012 559

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.4
2006 15.2
2007 16.2
2008 15
2009 14.2
2010 15
2011 12.6
2012 18.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.24113475177305
2006 0.25146198830409
2007 0.33191489361702
2008 0.34941520467836
2009 0.38906752411576
2010 0.40436241610738
2011 0.40701754385965
2012 0.46869409660107

Compare Desert Valley 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
This School 46.9%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 55.6%
 

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Public KG - 08 559 18.1:1  
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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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