Desert Winds Elementary School



Desert Winds Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Desert Winds Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 98
1 84
2 92
3 100
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Desert Winds Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Tucson, AZ in the Marana Unified School District. It enrolls 374 students in grades 1st through 12th. Desert Winds Elementary School is the 838th largest public school in Arizona and the 34,259th largest nationally. It has 13.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 374
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 27
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 34,259th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Arizona: 838th out of 1,243
Student/Teacher Rank in Arizona: 99th out of 948
Full Time Teacher Rank in Arizona: 587th out of 948

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Desert Winds Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 208
(56%)
3,413
(52%)
 Female 166
(44%)
3,089
(48%)

Desert Winds Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 242
(65%)
3,653
(56%)
 Hispanic 101
(27%)
2,262
(35%)
 Two or More 18
(5%)
213
(3%)
 American Indian 9
(2%)
88
(1%)
 Black 2
(1%)
128
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
19
(0%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
139
(2%)

Desert Winds Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 256
(68%)
2,559
(39%)
 Not Eligible 90
(24%)
3,419
(53%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 28
(7%)
524
(8%)
* 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 477th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Desert Winds Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (75.9%) is 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 491
2006 464
2007 461
2008 423
2009 446
2010 404
2011 410
2012 374

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.5
2006 14.5
2007 14.6
2008 13.4
2009 13.7
2010 13.5
2011 10.5
2012 13.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.65173116089613
2006 0.051724137931034
2007 0.55748373101952
2008 0.48699763593381
2009 0.62107623318386
2010 0.65594059405941
2011 0.74634146341463
2012 0.75935828877005

Compare Desert Winds Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,390.0% 13.9:1
 
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 75.9%
 

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Public KG - 05 374 13.9:1  
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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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