Desert Knolls Elementary School

18213 Symeron Dr.
Apple Valley, CA 92307
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Desert Knolls Elementary School serves 592 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
Desert Knolls Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 29% (which is lower than the California state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 36% (which is lower than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.

School Overview

Desert Knolls Elementary School's student population of 592 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students592 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

Desert Knolls Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Desert Knolls Elementary School is 0.63, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#6176 out of 9602 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio24:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
2%
12%
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Hispanic
45%
54%
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Black
12%
5%
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White
n/a
23%
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Hawaiian
1%
1%
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Two or more races
40%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.630.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
67%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameApple Valley Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Desert Knolls Elementary School is Academy For Academic Excellence (0.7 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Apple Valley Academy For Academic Excellence Charter School
    Math: 38% | Reading: 57%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-12 | 1,435 student
    0.7 miles
    17500 Mana Rd.
    Apple Valley, CA 92307
    (760) 946-5414
    0.7 K-12 1,435
  • Victorville Academy Performing Preschool

    1.5 miles
    12219 Second Ave.
    Victorville, CA 92395
    (760) 245-1691
    1.5 n/a n/a
  • Victorville University Preparatory Math: 68% | Reading: 84%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: 7-12 | 1,099 student
    1.6 miles
    13853 Seneca Rd
    Victorville, CA 92392
    (760) 243-5940
    1.6 7-12 1,099
  • Victorville Sixth Street Prep Charter School
    Math: 70-74% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: K-6 | 246 students
    1.7 miles
    15476 Sixth St.
    Victorville, CA 92395
    (760) 241-0962
    1.7 K-6 246
  • Victorville Green Tree East Elementary School Math: 9% | Reading: 22%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 640 students
    2.0 miles
    17246 Gibralter Dr.
    Victorville, CA 92395
    (760) 955-7600
    2 K-6 640

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