Desert Cove Elementary School

11020 North 28th Street
Phoenix, AZ 85028
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Desert Cove Elementary School serves 506 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Desert Cove 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 top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 36% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 48% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Arizona state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arizona state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Desert Cove Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Arizona for:

School Overview

Desert Cove Elementary School's student population of 506 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 38 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students506 students
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Total Classroom Teachers38 teachers
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School Rankings

Desert Cove Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,120 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Desert Cove Elementary School is 0.55, 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 Testing Rank
#1080 out of 2120 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:118:1
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American Indian
2%
6%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
24%
45%
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Black
5%
5%
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White
63%
38%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
4%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.550.65
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Eligible for Free Lunch
34%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameParadise Valley Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to Desert Cove Elementary School is Shadow Mountain High School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Shea Middle School (0.3 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Phoenix Shadow Mountain High School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 7-12 | 1,308 student
    0.3 miles
    2902 East Shea Boulevard
    Phoenix, AZ 85028
    (602) 449-3000
    0.3 7-12 1,308
  • Phoenix Shea Middle School Math: 26% | Reading: 39%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 5-8 | 649 students
    0.3 miles
    2728 E. Shea Blvd.
    Phoenix, AZ 85028
    (602) 449-3500
    0.3 5-8 649
  • Phoenix West-mec - Shadow Mountain High School Vocational School
    Math: 50-54% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12
    0.3 miles
    2902 E. Shea Blvd.
    Phoenix, AZ 85028
    (623) 873-1860
    0.3 9-12 n/a
  • Phoenix Basis Phoenix Charter School
    Math: 92% | Reading: 90%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Grades: 5-12 | 787 students
    0.7 miles
    11850 N. 32nd St
    Phoenix, AZ 85028
    (602) 595-9870
    0.7 5-12 787
  • Phoenix Basis Phoenix Primary Charter School
    Math: 86% | Reading: 82%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: K-5
    0.8 miles
    11850 N 32nd St
    Phoenix, AZ 85028
    (602) 595-0910
    0.8 K-5 n/a

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