Desert Marigold School

6210 S 28th St
Phoenix, AZ 85042
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 300 students in grades Kindergarten-12, Desert Marigold School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 15-19% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 35%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45-49% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 40%).
Minority enrollment is 41% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arizona state average of 65% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 300 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 41%
  • : ≥50% (Btm 50% in AZ)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • : 45-49% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

School Overview

Desert Marigold School's student population of 300 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-12
Total Students
300 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
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School Rankings

Desert Marigold School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 1,956 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Desert Marigold School is 0.58, 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.
This School
State Level (AZ)
#1027 out of 1956 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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15-19%
35%
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45-49%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Desert Marigold School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Arizona by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
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17:1
American Indian
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5%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
25%
47%
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Black
3%
6%
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White
59%
35%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
12%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.58
This chart display the diversity score of Desert Marigold School and the public school average diversity score of Arizona by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
≥50%
77%
This chart display graduation rate of Desert Marigold School and public school graduation rate of Arizona by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
7%
29%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Desert Marigold School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Arizona by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
2%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Desert Marigold School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Arizona by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Desert Marigold School's ranking?
Desert Marigold School is ranked #1027 out of 1,956 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Arizona.
What schools are Desert Marigold School often compared to?
Desert Marigold Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Cloves C Campbell Sr Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
15-19% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 35% AZ state average), while 45-49% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 40% AZ state average).
What is the graduation rate of Desert Marigold School?
The graduation rate of Desert Marigold School is 50%, which is lower than the Arizona state average of 77%.
How many students attend Desert Marigold School?
300 students attend Desert Marigold School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
59% of Desert Marigold School students are White, 25% of students are Hispanic, 12% of students are Two or more races, 3% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Asian.
What grades does Desert Marigold School offer ?
Desert Marigold School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-12
What school district is Desert Marigold School part of?
In what neighborhood is Desert Marigold School located?
Desert Marigold School is located in the South Mountain Village neighborhood of Phoenix, AZ. There are 45 other public schools located in South Mountain Village.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 300 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 41%
  • : ≥50% (Btm 50%)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • : 45-49% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

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