Desert Valley Elementary School

Desert Valley Elementary School serves 559 students in grades KG-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is equal to the AZ average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 35% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 58%.
Desert Valley Elementary School operates within the Peoria Unified School District.

Overview

The student population of 559 students has declined by 20% over five years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has declined by 29% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-8
Total Students 559 students
Desert Valley Elementary School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 31 teachers
Desert Valley Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Desert Valley Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.51 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 18:1 18:1
Desert Valley Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Asian
1%
3%
Desert Valley Elementary School Asian Students (1988-2013)
Hispanic
26%
43%
Desert Valley Elementary School Black Students (1988-2013)
Black
6%
5%
Desert Valley Elementary School Black Students (1988-2013)
White
65%
42%
Desert Valley Elementary School White Students (1988-2013)
Two or more races
2%
2%
Desert Valley Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Desert Valley Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown AZ All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.51 0.42
Desert Valley Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
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.
37%
37%
Desert Valley Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2003-2013)
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%
10%
Desert Valley Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2003-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 36,631 students has decreased by 6% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $7,727 is less than the state average of $9,374. The district revenue/student has grown by 9% over four years.
The district spending/student of $8,894 is higher than the state average of $8,323. The district spending/student has grown by 18% over four years.
School District Name Peoria Unified School District
Number of Schools
Managed
41
1
Number of Students Managed 36,631 299
Peoria Unified   School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $295 MM $2 MM
Peoria Unified   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $339 MM $2 MM
Peoria Unified   School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $7,727 $9,374
Peoria Unified   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $8,894 $8,323
Peoria Unified   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Ironwood High School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Peoria Ecampus (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Marshall Ranch Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • GlendaleIronwood High School
    6051 West Sweetwater Ave
    GlendaleAZ 85304
    (623)486-6400
    0.4 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 1994 students                      
  • GlendaleWest-mec - Ironwood High School
    Vocational School
    6051 West Sweetwater
    GlendaleAZ 85304
    (623)873-1860
    Vocational School

    0.4 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 1 students                      
  • GlendaleMarshall Ranch Elementary School
    12995 North Marshall Ranch Dr
    GlendaleAZ 85304
    (623)486-6450
    0.5 mi | Gr. PK-8 | 748 students                      
  • PhoenixSequoia Redwood Charter School
    Charter School
    6810 West Thunderbird Rd
    PhoenixAZ 85048
    (623)878-0986
    Charter School

    0.9 mi | Gr. KG-8 | 282 students                      
  • PeoriaOakwood Elementary School
    12900 North 71st Ave
    PeoriaAZ 85381
    (623)412-4725
    1 mi | Gr. KG-8 | 886 students                      

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