Arizona Desert Elementary School



Arizona Desert Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Arizona Desert Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 61
1 68
2 58
3 54
4 55
5 53
6 51
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Arizona Desert Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Tolleson, AZ in the Tolleson Elementary School District. It enrolls 400 students in grades 1st through 12th. Arizona Desert Elementary School is the 799th largest public school in Arizona and the 31,622nd largest nationally. It has 19.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 400
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19:1
Full Time Teachers: 21
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 31,622nd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Arizona: 799th out of 1,243
Student/Teacher Rank in Arizona: 505th out of 948
Full Time Teacher Rank in Arizona: 736th out of 948

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Arizona Desert Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 204
(51%)
1,428
(53%)
 Female 196
(49%)
1,279
(47%)

Arizona Desert Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 317
(79%)
2,183
(81%)
 Black 46
(12%)
257
(9%)
 White 25
(6%)
149
(6%)
 American Indian 6
(2%)
33
(1%)
 Asian 4
(1%)
61
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(1%)
11
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
13
(0%)

Arizona Desert Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 312
(78%)
2,043
(75%)
 Not Eligible 59
(15%)
395
(15%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 29
(7%)
269
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,093 ranked schools in Arizona, Arizona Desert Elementary School is ranked 391st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Arizona Desert Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (85.3%) is significantly 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.

Arizona Desert Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 500
2006 484
2007 521
2008 522
2009 435
2010 414
2011 395
2012 400

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.2
2006 21
2007 17.4
2008 18
2009 20.2
2010 21.8
2011 16.5
2012 19

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.994
2006 0.79545454545455
2007 0.80614203454894
2008 0.77011494252874
2009 0.8735632183908
2010 0.5
2011 0.82278481012658
2012 0.8525

Compare Arizona Desert Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,775.0% 17.7:1
 
1,900.0% 19.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 55.6%
 
This School 85.3%
 

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