Desert Wind Middle School



Desert Wind Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Desert Wind Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 9
7 215
8 213
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Desert Wind Middle School is a public elementary school located in Maricopa, AZ in the Maricopa Unified School District. It enrolls 437 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 31.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 437
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 31.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 14

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Desert Wind Middle School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 232
(53%)
3,295
(52%)
 Female 205
(47%)
3,072
(48%)

Desert Wind Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 193
(44%)
2,381
(37%)
 Hispanic 135
(31%)
2,320
(36%)
 Black 61
(14%)
819
(13%)
 American Indian 19
(4%)
410
(6%)
 Two or More 16
(4%)
266
(4%)
 Asian 11
(3%)
143
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
28
(0%)

Desert Wind Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 219
(50%)
3,287
(52%)
 Not Eligible 158
(36%)
2,371
(37%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 60
(14%)
709
(11%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Desert Wind Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (63.8%) 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 Wind Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2008 635
2009 684
2010 650
2011 644
2012 588
2013 411
2014 414
2015 437

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2008 19.5
2009 21.4
2010 21.7
2011 22.2
2012 21.7
2013 23.3
2014 20.1
2015 31.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2008 0.35905511811024
2009 0.49853801169591
2010 0.48769230769231
2011 0.52329192546584
2012 0.54251700680272
2013 0.57177615571776
2014 0.61111111111111
2015 0.63844393592677

Compare Desert Wind Middle School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,783.9% 17.8:1
 
3,120.0% 31.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 53.6%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 63.8%
 

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