Desert Cove Elementary School



Desert Cove Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Desert Cove Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 77
1 74
2 87
3 93
4 84
5 87
6 80
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Desert Cove Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Phoenix, AZ in the Paradise Valley Unified School District. It enrolls 582 students in grades 1st through 12th. Desert Cove Elementary School is the 488th largest public school in Arizona and the 14,556th largest nationally. It has 16.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 582
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 34.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 14,556th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Arizona: 488th out of 1,243
Student/Teacher Rank in Arizona: 272nd out of 948
Full Time Teacher Rank in Arizona: 354th out of 948

Find Former DCES Alumni

Desert Cove Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 323
(55%)
9,661
(52%)
 Female 259
(45%)
8,915
(48%)

Desert Cove Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 White 393
(68%)
11,125
(60%)
 Hispanic 112
(19%)
5,367
(29%)
 Two or More 33
(6%)
715
(4%)
 Asian 21
(4%)
634
(3%)
 Black 14
(2%)
512
(3%)
 American Indian 6
(1%)
188
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 3
(1%)
35
(0%)

Desert Cove Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

Outer ring represents school district
  School District*
 Not Eligible 324
(56%)
13,145
(71%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 232
(40%)
4,884
(26%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 26
(4%)
547
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,093 ranked schools in Arizona, Desert Cove Elementary School is ranked 530th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Desert Cove Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (44.3%) is slightly lower than the state average of 55.6%. 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 Cove Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 618
2006 562
2007 565
2008 564
2009 546
2010 537
2011 572
2012 582

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.8
2006 15.5
2007 15.7
2008 17.1
2009 15.4
2010 13.9
2011 15.3
2012 16.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.28478964401294
2006 0.2491103202847
2007 0.23716814159292
2008 0.27836879432624
2009 0.2985347985348
2010 0.30912476722533
2011 0.35664335664336
2012 0.44329896907216

Compare Desert Cove Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,690.0% 16.9:1
 
1,775.0% 17.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 44.3%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 55.6%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Desert Cove Elementary School
Phoenix, AZ
Public PK - 06 582 16.9:1  
Mercury Mine Elementary School
Phoenix, AZ
Public KG - 06 546 19.2:1 1 miles
Paradise Valley Christian Preparatory
Phoenix, AZ
Private PK - 11 326 11:1 1 miles
Larkspur Elementary School
Phoenix, AZ
Public PK - 06 496 12.9:1 2 miles
Hidden Hills Elementary School
Phoenix, AZ
Public PK - 06 507 17:1 2 miles
Roadrunner School
Phoenix, AZ
Public PK - 12 208 9.1:1 2 miles
Most Holy Trinity Catholic Elementary School
Phoenix, AZ
Private PK - 08 129 9:1 3 miles
Arrowhead Elementary School
Phoenix, AZ
Public PK - 06 433 13.3:1 3 miles
The Foundation for Blind Children
Phoenix, AZ
Private PK - 02 89 7:1 3 miles
Lincoln Learning Center
Phoenix, AZ
Private PK - KG 218 7:1 3 miles
Sunnyslope Elementary School
Phoenix, AZ
Public KG - 08 847 19.9:1 3 miles
High Schools Elementary Schools

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 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

All Rights Reserved. Copyright © 2017. ElementarySchools.org.