5821 West Beverly Lane
Glendale, AZ 85306
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Desert Heights Charter School serves 382 students in grades Kindergarten-4.
Desert Heights Charter School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60-64% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-54% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arizona state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Desert Heights Charter School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Arizona for:

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School Overview

Desert Heights Charter School's student population of 382 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-4
Total Students
382 students
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School Rankings

Desert Heights Charter School is ranked within the top 30% 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 Heights Charter School is 0.61, 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 Data
This School
State Level (AZ)
Overall Testing Rank
#537 out of 2120 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-64%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
n/a
18:1
American Indian
n/a
6%
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Asian
3%
3%
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Hispanic
28%
45%
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Black
5%
5%
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White
56%
38%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
7%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.61
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Eligible for Free Lunch
24%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
7%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-4
  • Students: 382 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 44%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in AZ
  • Math Proficiency
    : 60-64% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.61 (Top 50%)

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