Desert Knolls Elementary School

Desert Knolls Elementary School serves 576 students in grades KG - 6.
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is lower than the CA average of 25:1.
Minority enrollment is 61% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 75%.
Desert Knolls Elementary School operates within the Apple Valley Unified School District.

School Overview

The student population of 576 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-6
Total Students 576 students
Desert Knolls Elementary School Total Students (1990-2014)
Gender % Desert Knolls Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 24 teachers
Desert Knolls Elementary School Total Teachers (1989-2014)
Students by Grade Desert Knolls Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 has decreased from 25:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.63 is more than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 24:1 25:1
Desert Knolls Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1991-2014)
Asian
3%
11%
Desert Knolls Elementary School Asian Students (1989-2013)
Hispanic
45%
53%
Desert Knolls Elementary School Black Students (1989-2013)
Black
13%
6%
Desert Knolls Elementary School Black Students (1989-2013)
White
39%
25%
Desert Knolls Elementary School White Students (1989-2013)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.63 0.42
Desert Knolls Elementary School Diversity Score (1990-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
58%
49%
Desert Knolls Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
8%
9%
Desert Knolls Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

Apple Valley Unified School District's student population of 14,490 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $7,514 in this district is less than the state average of $10,238. The district revenue/student has declined by 13% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $7,344 is less than the state average of $10,739. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Apple Valley Unified School District
Number of Schools
Managed
16
4
Number of Students Managed 14,490 1,757
Apple Valley Unified School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $113 MM $17 MM
Apple Valley Unified School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $111 MM $18 MM
Apple Valley Unified School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $7,514 $10,238
Apple Valley Unified School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $7,344 $10,739
Apple Valley Unified School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Academy For Academic Excellence (0.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Academy For Academic Excellence (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Academy For Academic Excellence (0.7 miles away)
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  • Apple ValleyAcademy For Academic ExcellenceCharter School
    Grades: KG-12 | 1364 students
    0.7 miles
    17500 Mana Rd
    Apple ValleyCA 92307
    (760)946-5414
    0.7KG-121364
  • Apple ValleyDesert Mountain Community DayAlternative School
    Grades: 4-12 | 102 students
    1 miles
    17800 Hwy 18
    Apple ValleyCA 92307
    (760)843-5940
    14-12102
  • VictorvilleAcademy Performing Preschool

    1.5 miles
    15579 Eighth St
    VictorvilleCA 92395
    (760)245-1691
    1.5n/an/a
  • Victorville University Preparatory
    Grades: 7-12 | 1092 students
    1.6 miles
    16925 Forrest St
    VictorvilleCA 92395
    (760)243-5940
    1.67-121092
  • Victorville Sixth Street PrepCharter School
    Grades: KG-6 | 246 students
    1.7 miles
    15476 Sixth St
    VictorvilleCA 92392
    (760)241-0962
    1.7KG-6246

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