Desert Hills Elementary



Desert Hills Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Desert Hills Elementary Students by Grade
PK 143
K 224
1 263
2 244
3 235
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Desert Hills Elementary is a public elementary school located in El Paso, TX in the Clint Independent School District. It enrolls 1,109 students in grades 1st through 12th. Desert Hills Elementary is the 50th largest public school in Texas and the 672nd largest nationally. It has 20.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 1,109
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 20.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 55
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 672nd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Texas: 50th out of 4,735
Student/Teacher Rank in Texas: 4,581st out of 4,707
Full Time Teacher Rank in Texas: 217th out of 4,707

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Desert Hills Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 590
(53%)
4,165
(51%)
 Female 519
(47%)
4,047
(49%)

Desert Hills Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 986
(89%)
7,733
(94%)
 White 82
(7%)
355
(4%)
 Black 24
(2%)
65
(1%)
 Asian 7
(1%)
12
(0%)
 Two or More 6
(1%)
31
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
4
(0%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
12
(0%)

Desert Hills Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 703
(63%)
6,264
(76%)
 Not Eligible 264
(24%)
1,272
(15%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 142
(13%)
676
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 4,701 ranked schools in Texas, Desert Hills Elementary is ranked 90th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Desert Hills Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (76.2%) is slightly higher than the state average of 63.8%. 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 Hills Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 966
2006 832
2007 916
2008 981
2009 1023
2010 1022
2011 1128
2012 1109

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.2
2006 18.1
2007 17.1
2008 17.9
2009 17.4
2010 18.2
2011 20.1
2012 20.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.86853002070393
2006 0.85336538461538
2007 0.56113537117904
2008 0.71253822629969
2009 0.71945259042033
2010 0.80039138943249
2011 0.56737588652482
2012 0.7619477006312

Compare Desert Hills Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,492.5% 14.9:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,020.0% 20.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 63.8%
 
This School 76.2%
 

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Public PK - 03 1,109 20.2:1  
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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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