Desert Mountain Elementary



Desert Mountain Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Desert Mountain Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 82
1 96
2 94
3 97
4 87
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Desert Mountain Elementary is a public elementary school located in Queen Creek, AZ in the Queen Creek Unified School District. It enrolls 456 students in grades 1st through 12th. Desert Mountain Elementary is the 712th largest public school in Arizona and the 25,826th largest nationally. It has 21.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 456
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 21:1
Full Time Teachers: 21.75
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 25,826th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Arizona: 712th out of 1,243
Student/Teacher Rank in Arizona: 752nd out of 948
Full Time Teacher Rank in Arizona: 730th out of 948

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Desert Mountain Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 231
(51%)
1,521
(46%)
 Male 225
(49%)
1,751
(54%)

Desert Mountain Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 351
(77%)
2,275
(70%)
 Hispanic 74
(16%)
750
(23%)
 Black 14
(3%)
104
(3%)
 Asian 13
(3%)
67
(2%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
35
(1%)
 Two or More 2
(0%)
32
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
9
(0%)

Desert Mountain Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 374
(82%)
2,241
(68%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 62
(14%)
816
(25%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 20
(4%)
215
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,093 ranked schools in Arizona, Desert Mountain Elementary is ranked 883rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Desert Mountain Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (18.0%) 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 Mountain Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 522
2006 546
2007 608
2008 623
2009 561
2010 514
2011 529
2012 456

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 20.8
2006 19.6
2007 22.1
2008 20.1
2009 20.9
2010 20.7
2011 23.2
2012 21

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.16666666666667
2006 0.11538461538462
2007 0.14473684210526
2008 0.12520064205457
2009 0.18003565062389
2010 0.17315175097276
2011 0.18525519848771
2012 0.17982456140351

Compare Desert Mountain Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,775.0% 17.7:1
 
2,100.0% 21.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 18.0%
 
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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