Desert Vista High School

16440 South 32nd St,

Phoenix, AZ, 85048-7807

Tel: (480)839-0292
Grades: 9-12

2,974 students

Desert Vista High School serves 2,974 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the AZ average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is less than the state average of 58%.
Desert Vista High School operates within the Tempe Union High School District.

Overview

The student population of 2974 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 124 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,974 students
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 124 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 has decreased from 24:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.50 is less than the state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has increased by 8% over five years.
This School (AZ) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 24:1
18:1
American Indian
n/a
5%
Asian
9%
3%
Hispanic
12%
43%
Black
6%
5%
White
69%
42%
Unknown
4%
2%
All Ethnic Groups
Diversity ScoreThe 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. 0.50
0.64
Eligible for Free LunchFamilies 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. 3%
36%
Eligible for Reduced
LunchFamilies 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.
2% 11%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 13,833 students has grown by 0% over five years.
School District Name Tempe Union High School District
Number of Schools
Managed
8
n/a
Number of Students Managed 13,833
n/a
Graduation Rate n/a
n/a
District Total Revenue n/a
n/a
District Spending n/a
n/a
District Revenue / Student n/a
n/a
District Spending / Student n/a
n/a
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2034 (latest year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Horizon Community Learning Center (2 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Kyrene Akimel A-al Middle School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Kyrene De Los Lagos School (0.5 miles away)
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