Desert Springs Elementary School

Desert Springs Elementary School serves 681 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the ID average of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 47% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 22%.
Desert Springs Elementary School operates within the Vallivue School District.

Overview

The student population of 681 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 681 students
Gender % 54% Male / 46%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 30 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has increased from 21:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.53 is more than the state average of 0.29. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (ID) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 23:1 17:1
Hispanic
44%
16%
White
53%
78%
Hawaiian
1%
33%
Two or more races
2%
2%
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.53 0.29
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.
65%
38%
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.
8%
9%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 7,670 students has grown by 8% over five years.
School District Name Vallivue School District
Number of Schools
Managed
13
3
Number of Students Managed 7,670 521
District Total Revenue $54 MM $6 MM
District Spending $50 MM $6 MM
District Revenue / Student $7,599 $10,010
District Spending / Student $7,043 $9,580
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, ID Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Vallivue Academy (alternative School) (1.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Sage Valley Middle School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is East Canyon Elementary School (1.5 miles away)
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  • NampaSage Valley Middle School
    18070 Santa Ana Ave
    NampaID 83687
    (208)468-4919
    0.1 mi | 822 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • NampaEast Canyon Elementary School
    18408 Northside Blvd
    NampaID 83687
    (208)466-6929
    1.5 mi | 527 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • CaldwellVallivue Academy (alternative School)
    Alternative School
    6123 Timbre Dr
    CaldwellID 83607
    (208)455-1917
    Alternative School

    1.7 mi | 102 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • NampaNampa Alternative Night School
    Alternative School
    1303 East Greenhurst Rd
    NampaID 83686
    (208)498-0562
    Alternative School

    1.9 mi | 7 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • CaldwellVision Charter School
    Charter School
    19291 Ward Rd
    CaldwellID 83605
    (208)455-9220
    Charter School

    2.2 mi | 551 students | Gr. KG-12                      

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