Desert Willow Elementary School



Desert Willow Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Desert Willow Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 79
1 98
2 89
3 90
4 120
5 76
6 105
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Desert Willow Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Cave Creek, AZ in the Cave Creek Unified School District. It enrolls 657 students in grades 1st through 12th. Desert Willow Elementary School is the 365th largest public school in Arizona and the 10,101st largest nationally. It has 19.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 657
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 33.2
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 10,101st out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Arizona: 365th out of 1,244
Student/Teacher Rank in Arizona: 582nd out of 932
Full Time Teacher Rank in Arizona: 369th out of 932

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Desert Willow Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 342
(52%)
1,429
(51%)
 Female 315
(48%)
1,366
(49%)

Desert Willow Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 527
(80%)
2,314
(83%)
 Hispanic 85
(13%)
306
(11%)
 Asian 21
(3%)
71
(3%)
 Two or More 15
(2%)
66
(2%)
 Black 7
(1%)
24
(1%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
8
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
6
(0%)

Desert Willow Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 591
(90%)
2,493
(89%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 47
(7%)
250
(9%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 19
(3%)
52
(2%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,039 ranked schools in Arizona, Desert Willow Elementary School is ranked 840th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Desert Willow Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (10.0%) is significantly lower than the state average of 53.6%. 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 641
2006 632
2007 622
2008 646
2009 657
2010 727
2011 731
2012 705
2013 673
2014 675
2015 657

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.9
2006 15.6
2007 16
2008 18.5
2009 19.3
2010 20.1
2011 19.4
2012 20
2013 18.1
2014 19.7
2015 19.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.014040561622465
2006 0.034810126582278
2007 0.04983922829582
2008 0.071207430340557
2009 0.10502283105023
2010 0.08665749656121
2011 0.12175102599179
2012 0.012765957446809
2013 0.10104011887073
2014 0.09037037037037
2015 0.10045662100457

Compare Desert Willow Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,783.9% 17.8:1
 
1,980.0% 19.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 10.0%
 
State Average 53.6%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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Public KG - 06 657 19.8:1  
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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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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