Desert Heights Charter Schools School District

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 2 public schools serving 842 students in Desert Heights Charter Schools School District. This district's average testing ranking is 6/10, which is in the top 50% of public schools in Arizona.
Public Schools in Desert Heights Charter Schools School District have an average math proficiency score of 49% (versus the Arizona public school average of 44%), and reading proficiency score of 44% (versus the 45% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Desert Heights Charter Schools School District are Desert Heights Charter School and Desert Heights Preparatory Academy. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Desert Heights Charter Schools School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Arizona.
Minority enrollment is 39% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Arizona public school average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Desert Heights Charter Schools School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Arizona for:

Category
Attribute
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 20%)

Overview

School District Name
Desert Heights Charter Schools School District
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
KG - 12
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (AZ)
# Schools
2 Schools
2,386 Schools
# Students
842 Students
1,116,381 Students
# Teachers
n/a
47,814 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
n/a
n/a

District Rank

Desert Heights Charter Schools School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 629 school districts in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 90% has increased from 80% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (AZ)
Overall District Rank
#267 out of 640 school districts
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
45%
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Graduation Rate
≥90%
78%
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Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.57
0.65
# American Indian Students
2 Students
62,104 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
6%
# Asian Students
20 Students
31,981 Students
% Asian Students
2%
3%
# Hispanic Students
207 Students
502,441 Students
% Hispanic Students
25%
45%
# Black Students
44 Students
59,274 Students
% Black Students
5%
5%
# White Students
510 Students
421,603 Students
% White Students
61%
38%
# Hawaiian Students
6 Students
4,015 Students
% Hawaiian Students
1%
n/a
# Two or more races Students
53 Students
34,400 Students
% of Two or more races Students
6%
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
12,776
# Students in K Grade:
82
80,716
# Students in 1st Grade:
84
81,307
# Students in 2nd Grade:
80
82,040
# Students in 3rd Grade:
68
85,680
# Students in 4th Grade:
68
88,781
# Students in 5th Grade:
63
89,439
# Students in 6th Grade:
54
88,197
# Students in 7th Grade:
83
87,198
# Students in 8th Grade:
79
86,871
# Students in 9th Grade:
67
86,240
# Students in 10th Grade:
31
84,248
# Students in 11th Grade:
50
78,489
# Students in 12th Grade:
33
84,070
# Ungraded Students:
-
329

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $8,158 in this school district is less than the state median of $11,763. The school district revenue/student has grown by 11% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $7,414 is less than the state median of $11,165. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (AZ)
Total Revenue
$7 MM
$4 MM
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Spending
$6 MM
$4 MM
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Revenue / Student
$8,158
$11,763
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Spending / Student
$7,414
$11,165
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Best Desert Heights Charter Schools School District Public Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Desert Heights Charter School
Charter School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
5821 West Beverly Lane
Glendale, AZ 85306
(602) 896-2900
Grades: K-4
| 382 students
Rank: #22.
Desert Heights Preparatory Academy
Charter School
Math: 43% | Reading: 40%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
3540 West Union Hills Drive
Glendale, AZ 85308
(602) 896-0888
Grades: 5-12
| 460 students

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: KG - 12
  • Students: 842 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 39%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥90% (Top 20% in AZ)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 49% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 44% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.57

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