Desert Hills High School

1515 South Val Vista Dr

Gilbert, AZ 85296

Tel: (602)953-2933
Grades 9-12
284 students
Desert Hills High School serves 284 students in grades 9 - 12.
Minority enrollment is 53% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 59%.
Desert Hills High School operates within the American Charter s Foundation D.b.a. Desert Hills High School District.

School Overview

The student population of 284 students has declined by 40% over five years.
School Type Charter School
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 284 students
Desert Hills High School Total Students (2004-2014)
Gender % Desert Hills High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers n/a
Desert Hills High School Total Teachers (2003-2007)
Students by Grade Desert Hills High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The school's diversity score of 0.66 is more than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AZ) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio n/a 23:1
American Indian
4%
5%
Desert Hills High School American Indian Students (2004-2014)
Asian
2%
3%
Desert Hills High School Asian Students (2004-2014)
Hispanic
34%
44%
Desert Hills High School Black Students (2004-2014)
Black
10%
5%
Desert Hills High School Black Students (2004-2014)
White
47%
41%
Desert Hills High School White Students (2004-2014)
Two or more races
3%
2%
Desert Hills High School Two Or More Races Students (2012-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.66 0.42
Desert Hills High School Diversity Score (2004-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
40%
36%
Desert Hills High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2004-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
9%
14%
Desert Hills High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2004-2014)

District Comparison

American Charter s Foundation D.b.a. Desert Hills High School District's student population of 284 students has decreased by 40% over five years.
The revenue/student of $7,834 in this district is less than the state average of $9,449. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $6,548 is less than the state average of $8,879. The district spending/student has declined by 21% over four years.
School District Name American Charter s Foundation D.b.a. Desert Hills High School District
Number of Schools
Managed
1
1
Number of Students Managed 284 311
American Charter s Foundation D.b.a. Desert Hills High School District Students Managed (2004-2014)
Graduation Rate n/a 78%
District Total Revenue $4 MM $3 MM
American Charter s Foundation D.b.a. Desert Hills High School District District Total Revenue (2003-2014)
District Spending $3 MM $2 MM
American Charter s Foundation D.b.a. Desert Hills High School District District Spending (2003-2014)
District Revenue / Student $7,834 $9,449
American Charter s Foundation D.b.a. Desert Hills High School District District Revenue / Student (2003-2014)
District Spending / Student $6,548 $8,879
American Charter s Foundation D.b.a. Desert Hills High School District District Spending / Student (2003-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Gilbert High School (2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is South Valley Junior High School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Ashland Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
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  • GilbertAshland Elementary School
    Grades: PK-6 | 839 students
    0.7 miles
    1945 South Ashland Ranch Rd
    GilbertAZ 85295
    (480)917-9900
    0.7PK-6839
  • GilbertSouth Valley Junior High School
    Grades: 7-8 | 1251 students
    1.2 miles
    2034 South Lindsay Rd
    GilbertAZ 85295
    (480)497-3300
    1.27-81251
  • GilbertFinley Farms Elementary School
    Grades: KG-6 | 759 students
    1.6 miles
    375 South Columbus Dr
    GilbertAZ 85296
    (480)497-3300
    1.6KG-6759
  • GilbertMesquite Elementary School
    Grades: KG-6 | 658 students
    1.6 miles
    1000 East Mesquite St
    GilbertAZ 85296
    (480)497-3300
    1.6KG-6658
  • GilbertSettlers Point Elementary School
    Grades: KG-6 | 695 students
    1.6 miles
    423 East Settlers Point Dr
    GilbertAZ 85296
    (480)497-3300
    1.6KG-6695

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