Desert Willow Elementary School



Desert Willow Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Desert Willow Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 113
1 134
2 129
3 139
4 151
5 151
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Desert Willow Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Tucson, AZ in the Vail Unified School District. It enrolls 817 students in grades 1st through 12th. Desert Willow Elementary School is the 162nd largest public school in Arizona and the 3,698th largest nationally. It has 21.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 817
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 21.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 38.23
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 3,698th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Arizona: 162nd out of 1,243
Student/Teacher Rank in Arizona: 796th out of 948
Full Time Teacher Rank in Arizona: 233rd out of 948

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Desert Willow Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 432
(53%)
4,334
(52%)
 Female 385
(47%)
3,936
(48%)

Desert Willow Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 423
(52%)
5,087
(62%)
 Hispanic 278
(34%)
2,303
(28%)
 Black 63
(8%)
432
(5%)
 Asian 35
(4%)
258
(3%)
 Two or More 13
(2%)
133
(2%)
 American Indian 3
(0%)
49
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
8
(0%)

Desert Willow Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 564
(69%)
6,097
(74%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 180
(22%)
1,552
(19%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 73
(9%)
621
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,093 ranked schools in Arizona, Desert Willow Elementary School is ranked 538th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Desert Willow Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (31.0%) is 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 Willow Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 790
2006 797
2007 797
2008 708
2009 773
2010 839
2011 823
2012 817

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.8
2006 17
2007 17.7
2008 18.5
2009 17.2
2010 20.6
2011 21.1
2012 21.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.14556962025316
2006 0.16311166875784
2007 0.17063989962359
2008 0.1864406779661
2009 0.22768434670116
2010 0.23122765196663
2011 0.22843256379101
2012 0.30966952264382

Compare Desert Willow Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,775.0% 17.7:1
 
2,140.0% 21.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 31.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 55.6%
 

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Public KG - 05 817 21.4:1  
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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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