Desert Heights Preparatory Academy



Desert Heights Preparatory Academy Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Desert Heights Preparatory Academy Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 72
6 88
7 74
8 59
9 56
10 42
11 24
12 28

Desert Heights Preparatory Academy is a public elementary school located in Glendale, AZ in the Desert Heights Charter Schools. It enrolls 443 students in grades 1st through 12th.

Total Students: 443
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: -1:1
Full Time Teachers: -1

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Desert Heights Preparatory Academy Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 227
(51%)
431
(50%)
 Male 216
(49%)
432
(50%)

Desert Heights Preparatory Academy Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 252
(57%)
518
(60%)
 Hispanic 108
(24%)
207
(24%)
 Two or More 35
(8%)
63
(7%)
 Black 32
(7%)
45
(5%)
 Asian 11
(2%)
19
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 3
(1%)
7
(1%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
4
(0%)

Desert Heights Preparatory Academy Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 333
(75%)
611
(71%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 95
(21%)
215
(25%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 15
(3%)
37
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Desert Heights Preparatory Academy students on free and reduced lunch assistance (24.8%) 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 Preparatory Academy Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2013 385
2014 405
2015 443

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2013 N/A
2014 N/A
2015 N/A

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2013 0.40519480519481
2014 0.34320987654321
2015 0.24830699774266

Compare Desert Heights Preparatory Academy 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 24.8%
 
State Average 53.6%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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