Desert Vista Elementary School



Desert Vista Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Desert Vista Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 64
K 80
1 117
2 108
3 116
4 97
5 107
6 96
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Desert Vista Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Apache Junction, AZ in the Apache Junction Unified School District. It enrolls 785 students in grades 1st through 12th. Desert Vista Elementary School is the 204th largest public school in Arizona and the 4,810th largest nationally. It has 20.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 785
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 20:1
Full Time Teachers: 39.17
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 4,810th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Arizona: 204th out of 1,244
Student/Teacher Rank in Arizona: 604th out of 932
Full Time Teacher Rank in Arizona: 191st out of 932

Show Your School Spirit With Shirts and Apparel

Sale price: $19.99
Sale price: $22.99

Find Former DVES Alumni

Desert Vista Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 445
(57%)
1,145
(54%)
 Female 340
(43%)
984
(46%)

Desert Vista Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 White 493
(63%)
1,322
(62%)
 Hispanic 245
(31%)
685
(32%)
 Two or More 25
(3%)
57
(3%)
 Black 10
(1%)
36
(2%)
 American Indian 7
(1%)
16
(1%)
 Asian 3
(0%)
11
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
2
(0%)

Desert Vista Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

Outer ring represents school district
  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 473
(60%)
1,362
(64%)
 Not Eligible 229
(29%)
543
(26%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 83
(11%)
224
(11%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,039 ranked schools in Arizona, Desert Vista Elementary School is ranked 159th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Desert Vista Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (70.8%) is higher than the state average of 53.6%. 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 Vista Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 683
2006 660
2007 599
2008 584
2009 553
2010 616
2011 641
2012 657
2013 661
2014 697
2015 785

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19.8
2006 18.3
2007 17.6
2008 17.2
2009 16.8
2010 19.2
2011 18.8
2012 18.1
2013 19.8
2014 20.3
2015 20

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.4904831625183
2006 0.47121212121212
2007 0.46911519198664
2008 0.48801369863014
2009 0.54792043399638
2010 0.60876623376623
2011 0.60530421216849
2012 0.63926940639269
2013 0.62481089258699
2014 0.61692969870875
2015 0.70828025477707

Compare Desert Vista Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,783.9% 17.8:1
 
2,000.0% 20.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 53.6%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 70.8%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Desert Vista Elementary School
Apache Junction, AZ
Public PK - 06 785 20:1  
Four Peaks Elementary School
Apache Junction, AZ
Public PK - 06 766 18.6:1 3 miles
Brinton Elementary
Mesa, AZ
Public PK - 06 553 20:1 5 miles
Patterson Elementary
Mesa, AZ
Public KG - 06 646 18.4:1 6 miles
Sousa Elementary School
Mesa, AZ
Public PK - 06 564 19.1:1 6 miles
Gateway Polytechnic Academy
Mesa, AZ
Public PK - 06 412 20.2:1 7 miles
Stevenson Elementary School
Mesa, AZ
Public PK - 06 744 19.8:1 7 miles
Peralta Trail Elementary School
Apache Junction, AZ
Public KG - 06 578 17.5:1 7 miles
Meridian
Mesa, AZ
Public PK - 06 869 18.1:1 7 miles
Taft Elementary School
Mesa, AZ
Public PK - 06 457 15.5:1 7 miles
Primrose School of East Mesa
Mesa, AZ
Private PK - KG 170 10:1 8 miles
High Schools Elementary Schools

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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

All Rights Reserved. Copyright © 2018. ElementarySchools.org.