Desert Knolls Elementary School

  • Desert Knolls Elementary School serves 605 students in grades KG-6.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is equal to the CA average of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 60% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 76%.
  • Desert Knolls Elementary School operates within the Apple Valley Unified School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 605 students has grown by 6% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has grown by 8% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-6
Total Students 605 students
Desert Knolls Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Desert Knolls Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 25 teachers
Desert Knolls Elementary School Total Teachers (1990-2015)
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 0.64 is more than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 24:1 24:1
Desert Knolls Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1991-2014)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Desert Knolls Elementary School American Indian Students (1993-2013)
Asian
3%
11%
Desert Knolls Elementary School Asian Students (1989-2013)
Hispanic
43%
54%
Desert Knolls Elementary School Black Students (1989-2013)
Black
13%
6%
Desert Knolls Elementary School Black Students (1989-2013)
White
40%
24%
Desert Knolls Elementary School White Students (1989-2013)
Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Desert Knolls Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2013)
Two or more races
1%
3%
Desert Knolls Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2012-2013)
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.
0.64 0.41
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%
50%
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.
6%
9%
Desert Knolls Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

  • Apple Valley Unified School District's student population of 14,372 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $7,575 in this district is less than the state average of $12,314. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $8,061 is less than the state average of $12,270. The district spending/student has grown by 9% over four years.
School District Name Apple Valley Unified School District
Number of Schools
Managed
15
4
Number of Students Managed 14,372 1,597
Apple Valley Unified School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $111 MM $20 MM
Apple Valley Unified School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $119 MM $20 MM
Apple Valley Unified School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $7,575 $12,314
Apple Valley Unified School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $8,061 $12,270
Apple Valley Unified School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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