Desert Canyon Middle School



Desert Canyon Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Desert Canyon Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 198
7 224
8 212
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Desert Canyon Middle School is a public elementary school located in Scottsdale, AZ in the Scottsdale Unified School District. It enrolls 634 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 21.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 634
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 21.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 29.7

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Desert Canyon Middle School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 335
(53%)
7,914
(51%)
 Female 299
(47%)
7,645
(49%)

Desert Canyon Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 521
(82%)
10,887
(70%)
 Hispanic 48
(8%)
2,840
(18%)
 Asian 32
(5%)
714
(5%)
 Black 20
(3%)
546
(4%)
 Two or More 7
(1%)
219
(1%)
 American Indian 5
(1%)
324
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
29
(0%)

Desert Canyon Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 544
(86%)
11,866
(76%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 75
(12%)
3,131
(20%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 15
(2%)
562
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Desert Canyon Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (14.2%) is significantly 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 Canyon Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 578
2006 630
2007 723
2008 757
2009 722
2010 662
2011 632
2012 634

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16
2006 15.1
2007 14.5
2008 15.2
2009 16.8
2010 17.7
2011 13.5
2012 21.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.10207612456747
2006 0.14126984126984
2007 0.094052558782849
2008 0.099075297225892
2009 0.065096952908587
2010 0.12235649546828
2011 0.12183544303797
2012 0.14195583596215

Compare Desert Canyon Middle School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,775.0% 17.7:1
 
2,130.0% 21.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 14.2%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 55.6%
 

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Public 06 - 08 634 21.3:1  
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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.

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