Desert Hills High School

  • Desert Hills High School serves 186 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 11-19% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 15-19% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Desert Hills High 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 2017-18 school year.

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School Overview

  • Desert Hills High School's student population of 186 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students186 students
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Total Classroom Teachersn/a
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School Comparison

  • Desert Hills High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,111 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Desert Hills High School is 0.67, which is more 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#1975 out of 2111 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)11-19%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)15-19%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ration/a19:1
American Indian
17%
6%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
33%
45%
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Black
10%
5%
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White
37%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
3%
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Diversity Score0.670.65
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Graduation Rate40-44%
78%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
45%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAmerican Charter Schools Foundation D.B.A. Desert Hills High School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

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