Desert Horizon Elementary School



Desert Horizon Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Desert Horizon Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 104
1 104
2 114
3 115
4 115
5 119
6 125
7 109
8 126
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Desert Horizon Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Phoenix, AZ in the Pendergast Elementary School District. It enrolls 1,031 students in grades 1st through 12th. Desert Horizon Elementary School is the 42nd largest public school in Arizona and the 1,150th largest nationally. It has 21.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 1,031
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 21:1
Full Time Teachers: 49
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 1,150th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Arizona: 42nd out of 1,244
Student/Teacher Rank in Arizona: 716th out of 932
Full Time Teacher Rank in Arizona: 46th out of 932

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Desert Horizon Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 556
(54%)
5,241
(52%)
 Female 475
(46%)
4,778
(48%)

Desert Horizon Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 876
(85%)
7,294
(73%)
 Black 70
(7%)
761
(8%)
 White 64
(6%)
1,329
(13%)
 Two or More 9
(1%)
295
(3%)
 American Indian 9
(1%)
122
(1%)
 Asian 3
(0%)
189
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
29
(0%)

Desert Horizon Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 1,028
(100%)
7,643
(76%)
 Not Eligible 3
(0%)
2,012
(20%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
364
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,039 ranked schools in Arizona, Desert Horizon Elementary School is ranked 8th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Desert Horizon Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (99.7%) is significantly 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 Horizon Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1337
2006 937
2007 846
2008 822
2009 869
2010 819
2011 962
2012 915
2013 983
2014 994
2015 1031

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19.8
2006 19.8
2007 18.6
2008 17.8
2009 20.3
2010 20.6
2011 21.9
2012 21.7
2013 21.8
2014 20.7
2015 21

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.78608825729245
2006 0.77161152614728
2007 0.78132387706856
2008 0.82238442822384
2009 0.84695051783659
2010 0.996336996337
2011 0.9968814968815
2012 0.84371584699454
2013 0.85961342828077
2014 0.59356136820926
2015 0.99709020368574

Compare Desert Horizon Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,783.9% 17.8:1
 
2,100.0% 21.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 53.6%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 99.7%
 

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