Desert Mirage Elementary School



Desert Mirage Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Desert Mirage Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 39
K 52
1 56
2 71
3 58
4 70
5 63
6 89
7 94
8 85
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Desert Mirage Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Glendale, AZ in the Pendergast Elementary School District. It enrolls 677 students in grades 1st through 12th. Desert Mirage Elementary School is the 337th largest public school in Arizona and the 9,104th largest nationally. It has 19.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 677
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 34.2
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 9,104th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Arizona: 337th out of 1,244
Student/Teacher Rank in Arizona: 582nd out of 932
Full Time Teacher Rank in Arizona: 336th out of 932

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Desert Mirage Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 358
(53%)
5,241
(52%)
 Female 319
(47%)
4,778
(48%)

Desert Mirage Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 443
(65%)
7,294
(73%)
 White 140
(21%)
1,329
(13%)
 Black 42
(6%)
761
(8%)
 American Indian 19
(3%)
122
(1%)
 Asian 18
(3%)
189
(2%)
 Two or More 15
(2%)
295
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
29
(0%)

Desert Mirage Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 300
(44%)
2,012
(20%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 299
(44%)
7,643
(76%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 78
(12%)
364
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,039 ranked schools in Arizona, Desert Mirage Elementary School is ranked 318th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Desert Mirage Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (55.7%) is slightly 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 Mirage Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 865
2006 842
2007 841
2008 797
2009 767
2010 684
2011 686
2012 648
2013 627
2014 642
2015 677

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18
2006 22
2007 22.4
2008 20.2
2009 20.7
2010 19.5
2011 18.3
2012 19.1
2013 21
2014 21
2015 19.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.42774566473988
2006 0.36698337292162
2007 0.39476813317479
2008 0.37892095357591
2009 0.48500651890482
2010 0.47368421052632
2011 0.61516034985423
2012 0.64814814814815
2013 0.7097288676236
2014 0.39252336448598
2015 0.55686853766617

Compare Desert Mirage 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
State Average 53.6%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 55.7%
 

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