Arizona Desert Elementary School

  • Arizona Desert Elementary School serves 687 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 32% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 20% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Arizona Desert Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 33:1 is higher than the Arizona state level of 19:1.

School Overview

  • Arizona Desert Elementary School's student population of 687 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 21 teachers has declined by 19% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students687 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Arizona Desert Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers21 teachers
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Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Arizona Desert Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Arizona Desert Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,897 schools in Arizona (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 33:1 has increased from 29:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Arizona Desert Elementary School is 0.00, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.65. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AZ)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#1398 out of 1897 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
42%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Arizona Desert Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Arizona by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
20%
42%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Arizona Desert Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Arizona by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio33:119:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Arizona Desert Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Arizona by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hispanic
100%
45%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Arizona Desert Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Arizona by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
n/a
38%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Arizona Desert Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Arizona by year, with the latest 2009-10 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Arizona Desert Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AZ.
Diversity Score0.000.65
This chart display the diversity score of Arizona Desert Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Arizona by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
91%
43%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Arizona Desert Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Arizona by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Arizona Desert Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Arizona by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGadsden Elementary School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

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