Desert Heights Charter School



Desert Heights Charter School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Desert Heights Charter School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 104
1 89
2 84
3 74
4 69
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Desert Heights Charter School is a public elementary school located in Glendale, AZ in the Desert Heights Charter Schools. It enrolls 420 students in grades 1st through 12th. Desert Heights Charter School is the 791st largest public school in Arizona and the 30,052nd largest nationally.

Total Students: 420
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: -1:1
Full Time Teachers: -1

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Desert Heights Charter School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 216
(51%)
432
(50%)
 Female 204
(49%)
431
(50%)

Desert Heights Charter School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 266
(63%)
518
(60%)
 Hispanic 99
(24%)
207
(24%)
 Two or More 28
(7%)
63
(7%)
 Black 13
(3%)
45
(5%)
 Asian 8
(2%)
19
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 4
(1%)
7
(1%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
4
(0%)

Desert Heights Charter School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 278
(66%)
611
(71%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 120
(29%)
215
(25%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 22
(5%)
37
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,039 ranked schools in Arizona, Desert Heights Charter School is ranked 683rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Desert Heights Charter School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (33.8%) is 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 Heights Charter School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 395
2006 430
2007 442
2008 485
2009 531
2010 641
2011 720
2012 755
2013 412
2014 396
2015 420

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 N/A
2006 N/A
2007 N/A
2008 N/A
2009 N/A
2010 N/A
2011 N/A
2012 N/A
2013 N/A
2014 N/A
2015 N/A

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.30632911392405
2006 0.33255813953488
2007 0.38009049773756
2008 0.38556701030928
2009 0.37476459510358
2010 0.37285491419657
2011 0.38472222222222
2012 0.35364238410596
2013 0.45145631067961
2014 0.39646464646465
2015 0.33809523809524

Compare Desert Heights Charter School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
N/A 0.0:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,783.9% 17.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 33.8%
 
State Average 53.6%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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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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