Desert Wind Elementary



Desert Wind Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Desert Wind Elementary Students by Grade
PK 56
K 74
1 83
2 86
3 79
4 94
5 97
6 99
7 97
8 104
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Desert Wind Elementary is a public elementary school located in El Paso, TX in the Socorro Independent School District. It enrolls 869 students in grades 1st through 12th. Desert Wind Elementary is the 309th largest public school in Texas and the 2,669th largest nationally. It has 18.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 869
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18:1
Full Time Teachers: 48.25
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 2,669th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Texas: 309th out of 4,735
Student/Teacher Rank in Texas: 4,056th out of 4,707
Full Time Teacher Rank in Texas: 599th out of 4,707

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Desert Wind Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 443
(51%)
15,609
(51%)
 Female 426
(49%)
15,014
(49%)

Desert Wind Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 853
(98%)
27,757
(91%)
 White 11
(1%)
1,632
(5%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
115
(0%)
 Black 2
(0%)
708
(2%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
158
(1%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
203
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
50
(0%)

Desert Wind Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 717
(83%)
18,673
(61%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 96
(11%)
4,023
(13%)
 Not Eligible 56
(6%)
7,927
(26%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 4,701 ranked schools in Texas, Desert Wind Elementary is ranked 116th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Desert Wind Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (93.6%) is significantly 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 Wind Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 795
2006 989
2007 983
2008 976
2009 955
2010 936
2011 938
2012 869

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19.3
2006 18.9
2007 17.2
2008 16.3
2009 16.2
2010 17
2011 18.7
2012 18

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.9559748427673
2006 0.95146612740142
2007 0.95015259409969
2008 0.95799180327869
2009 0.95706806282723
2010 0.95512820512821
2011 0.93070362473348
2012 0.9355581127733

Compare Desert Wind Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,492.5% 14.9:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,800.0% 18.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 63.8%
 
This School 93.6%
 

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