Desert Knolls Elementary School

Desert Knolls Elementary School serves 542 students in grades KG-6.
The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is higher than the CA average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 58% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 74%.
Desert Knolls Elementary School operates within the Apple Valley Unf School District.

Overview

The student population of 542 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-6
Total Students 542 students
Gender % 55% Male / 45%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 22 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The school's diversity score of 0.65 is more than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 25:1 22:1
American Indian
2%
1%
Asian
3%
11%
Hispanic
41%
52%
Black
12%
7%
White
42%
26%
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.
0.65 0.42
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.
61%
48%
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%
8%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 14,653 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Apple Valley Unf School District
Number of Schools
Managed
16
4
Number of Students Managed 14,653 1,667
District Total Revenue $132 MM $19 MM
District Spending $115 MM $18 MM
District Revenue / Student $8,719 $11,099
District Spending / Student $7,570 $10,975
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Academy For Academic Excellence (0.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Academy For Academic Excellence (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Academy For Academic Excellence (0.7 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Apple ValleyAcademy For Academic Excellence
    Charter School
    17500 Mana Rd
    Apple ValleyCA 92307
    (760)946-5414
    Charter School

    0.7 mi | 1354 students | Gr. KG-12                      
  • Apple ValleyDesert Mountain Community Day
    Alternative School
    17800 Hwy 18
    Apple ValleyCA 92307
    (760)955-3424
    Alternative School

    1 mi | 124 students | Gr. 4-12                      
  • VictorvilleAcademy Performing Preschool
    15579 Eighth St
    VictorvilleCA 92395
    (760)245-1691
    1.5 mi | n/a students | Gr.                       
  • VictorvilleHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award University Preparatory
    16925 Forrest St
    VictorvilleCA 92395
    (760)243-5940
    1.6 mi | 1066 students | Gr. 7-12                      
  • VictorvilleHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Sixth Street Prep
    Charter School
    15476 Sixth St
    VictorvilleCA 92392
    (760)241-0962
    Charter School

    1.7 mi | 247 students | Gr. KG-6                      

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