Desert Sky Middle School



Desert Sky Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Desert Sky Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 229
7 281
8 247
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Desert Sky Middle School is a public elementary school located in Vail, AZ in the Vail Unified School District. It enrolls 757 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 21.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 757
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 21.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 35.39

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Desert Sky Middle School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 392
(52%)
3,936
(48%)
 Male 365
(48%)
4,334
(52%)

Desert Sky Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 457
(60%)
5,087
(62%)
 Hispanic 213
(28%)
2,303
(28%)
 Black 51
(7%)
432
(5%)
 Asian 24
(3%)
258
(3%)
 American Indian 6
(1%)
49
(1%)
 Two or More 6
(1%)
133
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
8
(0%)

Desert Sky Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 552
(73%)
6,097
(74%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 146
(19%)
1,552
(19%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 59
(8%)
621
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Desert Sky Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (27.1%) 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 Sky Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 646
2006 726
2007 735
2008 748
2009 697
2010 664
2011 700
2012 757

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.3
2006 18.5
2007 18.2
2008 17.4
2009 19.4
2010 20.8
2011 23.3
2012 21.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.13467492260062
2006 0.12396694214876
2007 0.13333333333333
2008 0.14304812834225
2009 0.20086083213773
2010 0.20030120481928
2011 0.21428571428571
2012 0.27080581241744

Compare Desert Sky Middle 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 27.1%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 55.6%
 

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Public 06 - 08 757 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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