Desert Valley Elementary School



Desert Valley Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Desert Valley Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 13
K 47
1 45
2 64
3 52
4 70
5 74
6 63
7 55
8 79
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Desert Valley Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Glendale, AZ in the Peoria Unified School District. It enrolls 562 students in grades 1st through 12th. Desert Valley Elementary School is the 519th largest public school in Arizona and the 16,473rd largest nationally. It has 17.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 562
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 32.17
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 16,473rd out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Arizona: 519th out of 1,244
Student/Teacher Rank in Arizona: 346th out of 932
Full Time Teacher Rank in Arizona: 405th out of 932

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Desert Valley Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 310
(55%)
12,372
(52%)
 Female 252
(45%)
11,528
(48%)

Desert Valley Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 303
(54%)
13,091
(55%)
 Hispanic 178
(32%)
7,838
(33%)
 Black 39
(7%)
1,072
(4%)
 Two or More 21
(4%)
1,008
(4%)
 Asian 16
(3%)
590
(2%)
 American Indian 4
(1%)
218
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
83
(0%)

Desert Valley Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 298
(53%)
13,297
(56%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 227
(40%)
8,854
(37%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 37
(7%)
1,749
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,039 ranked schools in Arizona, Desert Valley Elementary School is ranked 473rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Desert Valley Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (47.0%) is slightly 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 Valley Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 705
2006 684
2007 705
2008 684
2009 622
2010 596
2011 570
2012 559
2013 585
2014 557
2015 562

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.4
2006 15.2
2007 16.2
2008 15
2009 14.2
2010 15
2011 12.6
2012 18.1
2013 17.6
2014 17.8
2015 17.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.24113475177305
2006 0.25146198830409
2007 0.33191489361702
2008 0.34941520467836
2009 0.38906752411576
2010 0.40436241610738
2011 0.40701754385965
2012 0.46869409660107
2013 0.46495726495726
2014 0.45601436265709
2015 0.46975088967972

Compare Desert Valley Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,750.0% 17.5:1
 
1,783.9% 17.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 47.0%
 
State Average 53.6%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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