Desert Springs Preparatory Elementary School



Desert Springs Preparatory Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Desert Springs Preparatory Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 18
K 65
1 67
2 59
3 50
4 57
5 43
6 63
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Desert Springs Preparatory Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Scottsdale, AZ in the Paradise Valley Unified School District. It enrolls 422 students in grades 1st through 12th. Desert Springs Preparatory Elementary School is the 765th largest public school in Arizona and the 29,329th largest nationally. It has 13.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 422
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 31.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 29,329th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Arizona: 765th out of 1,243
Student/Teacher Rank in Arizona: 84th out of 948
Full Time Teacher Rank in Arizona: 450th out of 948

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Desert Springs Preparatory Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 232
(55%)
9,661
(52%)
 Female 190
(45%)
8,915
(48%)

Desert Springs Preparatory Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 345
(82%)
11,125
(60%)
 Hispanic 45
(11%)
5,367
(29%)
 Asian 13
(3%)
634
(3%)
 Two or More 11
(3%)
715
(4%)
 Black 7
(2%)
512
(3%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
188
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
35
(0%)

Desert Springs Preparatory Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible N/A 4,884
(26%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible N/A 547
(3%)
 Not Eligible N/A 13,145
(71%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

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 Springs Preparatory Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 460
2006 476
2007 439
2008 428
2009 369
2010 387
2011 390
2012 422

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.1
2006 17
2007 13.9
2008 15.1
2009 14.8
2010 13.6
2011 13.9
2012 13.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.084782608695652
2006 0.067226890756303
2007 0.086560364464692
2008 0.13317757009346
2009 0.12466124661247
2010 0.12403100775194
2011 0.15128205128205
2012

Compare Desert Springs Preparatory Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,340.0% 13.4:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,775.0% 17.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School N/A
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 55.6%
 

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Public PK - 06 422 13.4:1  
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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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