Desert Rose Elementary



Desert Rose Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Desert Rose Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 152
1 160
2 180
3 168
4 182
5 169
6 157
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Desert Rose Elementary is a public elementary school located in Palmdale, CA in the Palmdale Elementary School District. It enrolls 1,168 students in grades 1st through 12th. Desert Rose Elementary is the 70th largest public school in California and the 502nd largest nationally. It has 29.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 1,168
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 29.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 39.14
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 502nd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 70th out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 5,713th out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 245th out of 6,159

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Desert Rose Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 592
(51%)
8,952
(51%)
 Female 576
(49%)
8,449
(49%)

Desert Rose Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 883
(76%)
12,341
(71%)
 Black 141
(12%)
2,780
(16%)
 White 88
(8%)
1,400
(8%)
 Asian 24
(2%)
328
(2%)
 Two or More 23
(2%)
397
(2%)
 American Indian 9
(1%)
124
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
31
(0%)

Desert Rose Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 897
(77%)
12,298
(71%)
 Not Eligible 153
(13%)
3,123
(18%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 118
(10%)
1,980
(11%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Desert Rose Elementary is ranked 32nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Desert Rose Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (86.9%) is higher than the state average of 58.5%. 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 Rose Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1043
2006 1034
2007 1030
2008 979
2009 1022
2010 1143
2011 1167
2012 1168

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 24.8
2006 26.5
2007 23.4
2008 25.8
2009 24.9
2010 N/A
2011 28.4
2012 29.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.84851390220518
2006 0.83268858800774
2007 0.78446601941748
2008 0.81818181818182
2009 0.81800391389432
2010 0.78390201224847
2011
2012 0.86900684931507

Compare Desert Rose Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,980.0% 29.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 
This School 86.9%
 

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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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