Desert Winds Elementary School



Desert Winds Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Desert Winds Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 14
K 58
1 55
2 56
3 72
4 66
5 49
6 61
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Desert Winds Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Phoenix, AZ in the Deer Valley Unified School District. It enrolls 431 students in grades 1st through 12th. Desert Winds Elementary School is the 750th largest public school in Arizona and the 28,402nd largest nationally. It has 15.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 431
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 28.3
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 28,402nd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Arizona: 750th out of 1,243
Student/Teacher Rank in Arizona: 157th out of 948
Full Time Teacher Rank in Arizona: 549th out of 948

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Desert Winds Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 236
(55%)
10,668
(52%)
 Female 195
(45%)
9,807
(48%)

Desert Winds Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 231
(54%)
14,693
(72%)
 Hispanic 160
(37%)
3,673
(18%)
 Black 15
(3%)
591
(3%)
 Two or More 13
(3%)
606
(3%)
 Asian 6
(1%)
656
(3%)
 American Indian 5
(1%)
172
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
84
(0%)

Desert Winds Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 241
(56%)
4,559
(22%)
 Not Eligible 165
(38%)
14,731
(72%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 25
(6%)
1,185
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,093 ranked schools in Arizona, Desert Winds Elementary School is ranked 509th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Desert Winds Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (61.7%) 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 Winds Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 567
2006 578
2007 553
2008 566
2009 481
2010 429
2011 398
2012 431

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.3
2006 15.3
2007 14.7
2008 14.5
2009 13.9
2010 13.3
2011 13.9
2012 15.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.24691358024691
2006 0.31660899653979
2007 0.0054249547920434
2008 0.4416961130742
2009 0.4968814968815
2010 0.51282051282051
2011 0.47236180904523
2012 0.61716937354988

Compare Desert Winds Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,520.0% 15.2:1
 
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 61.7%
 

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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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