Desert Wind Middle School



Desert Wind Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Desert Wind Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 191
7 194
8 203
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Desert Wind Middle School is a public elementary school located in Maricopa, AZ in the Maricopa Unified School District. It enrolls 588 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 21.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 588
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 21.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 27.1

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Desert Wind Middle School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 317
(54%)
2,955
(51%)
 Female 271
(46%)
2,805
(49%)

Desert Wind Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 276
(47%)
2,308
(40%)
 Hispanic 182
(31%)
2,038
(35%)
 Black 81
(14%)
696
(12%)
 American Indian 20
(3%)
422
(7%)
 Asian 16
(3%)
139
(2%)
 Two or More 11
(2%)
133
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
24
(0%)

Desert Wind Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 269
(46%)
2,522
(44%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 246
(42%)
2,588
(45%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 73
(12%)
650
(11%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Desert Wind Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (54.3%) 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 Wind Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2008 635
2009 684
2010 650
2011 644
2012 588

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2008 19.5
2009 21.4
2010 21.7
2011 22.2
2012 21.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2008 0.35905511811024
2009 0.49853801169591
2010 0.48769230769231
2011 0.52329192546584
2012 0.54251700680272

Compare Desert Wind Middle School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,775.0% 17.7:1
 
2,170.0% 21.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 54.3%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 55.6%
 

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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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