Desert Springs Elementary School



Desert Springs Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Desert Springs Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 131
1 123
2 115
3 115
4 102
5 95
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Desert Springs Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Nampa, ID in the Vallivue School District. It enrolls 681 students in grades 1st through 12th. Desert Springs Elementary School is the 21st largest public school in Idaho and the 8,541st largest nationally. It has 22.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 681
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 22.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 30
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 8,541st out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Idaho: 21st out of 399
Student/Teacher Rank in Idaho: 331st out of 391
Full Time Teacher Rank in Idaho: 40th out of 391

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Desert Springs Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 353
(52%)
2,928
(51%)
 Female 328
(48%)
2,776
(49%)

Desert Springs Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 360
(53%)
3,617
(63%)
 Hispanic 299
(44%)
1,847
(32%)
 Two or More 8
(1%)
82
(1%)
 American Indian 5
(1%)
33
(1%)
 Asian 5
(1%)
72
(1%)
 Black 4
(1%)
50
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
3
(0%)

Desert Springs Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 446
(65%)
3,202
(56%)
 Not Eligible 177
(26%)
1,918
(34%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 58
(9%)
584
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 384 ranked schools in Idaho, Desert Springs Elementary School is ranked 4th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Desert Springs Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (74.0%) is significantly higher than the state average of 51.4%. 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 Springs Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2007 674
2008 637
2009 616
2010 654
2011 631
2012 681

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2007 21.1
2008 19
2009 19.1
2010 21
2011 21.8
2012 22.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2007 0.58308605341246
2008 0.62009419152276
2009 0.77272727272727
2010 0.78899082568807
2011 0.74960380348653
2012 0.74008810572687

Compare Desert Springs Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,876.4% 18.8:1
 
2,270.0% 22.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 51.4%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 74.0%
 

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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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