Desert Trails Elementary School



Desert Trails Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Desert Trails Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 20
K 84
1 68
2 67
3 75
4 63
5 62
6 69
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Desert Trails Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Phoenix, AZ in the Paradise Valley Unified School District. It enrolls 508 students in grades 1st through 12th. Desert Trails Elementary School is the 619th largest public school in Arizona and the 20,772nd largest nationally. It has 19.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 508
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 26.49
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 20,772nd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Arizona: 619th out of 1,243
Student/Teacher Rank in Arizona: 537th out of 948
Full Time Teacher Rank in Arizona: 608th out of 948

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Desert Trails Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 272
(54%)
9,661
(52%)
 Female 236
(46%)
8,915
(48%)

Desert Trails Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 398
(78%)
11,125
(60%)
 Hispanic 57
(11%)
5,367
(29%)
 Two or More 18
(4%)
715
(4%)
 Asian 16
(3%)
634
(3%)
 Black 15
(3%)
512
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
35
(0%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
188
(1%)

Desert Trails Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 429
(84%)
13,145
(71%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 72
(14%)
4,884
(26%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 7
(1%)
547
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,093 ranked schools in Arizona, Desert Trails Elementary School is ranked 895th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Desert Trails Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (15.6%) 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 Trails Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 916
2006 602
2007 591
2008 589
2009 527
2010 545
2011 559
2012 508

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 20
2006 18.6
2007 18.2
2008 20.6
2009 19.9
2010 18.8
2011 20
2012 19.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.037117903930131
2006 0.038205980066445
2007 0.057529610829103
2008 0.071307300509338
2009 0.074003795066414
2010 0.067889908256881
2011 0.10375670840787
2012 0.15551181102362

Compare Desert Trails Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,775.0% 17.7:1
 
1,920.0% 19.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 15.6%
 
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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