Desert Mirage Elementary School

8605 W. Maryland Avenue
Glendale, AZ 85305
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Desert Mirage Elementary School serves 762 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Desert Mirage Elementary 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 33% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 38% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Arizona state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 84% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arizona state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Desert Mirage Elementary School's student population of 762 students has grown by 12% over five school years.
The teacher population of 39 teachers has grown by 14% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students762 students
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Total Classroom Teachers39 teachers
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School Rankings

Desert Mirage Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,120 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Desert Mirage Elementary School is 0.50, 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.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AZ)
Overall Testing Rank
#1295 out of 2120 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:118:1
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American Indian
3%
6%
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Asian
3%
3%
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Hispanic
69%
45%
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Black
6%
5%
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White
16%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.500.65
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Eligible for Free Lunch
43%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePendergast Elementary School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Desert Mirage Elementary School is Raymond S. Kellis (1.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Discovery School (0.7 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Glendale Discovery School Math: 46% | Reading: 39%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 704 students
    0.7 miles
    7910 W Maryland Ave
    Glendale, AZ 85303
    (623) 237-4000
    0.7 K-8 704
  • Glendale Sunset Ridge Elementary School Math: 41% | Reading: 39%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 658 students
    0.9 miles
    8490 W. Missouri Ave.
    Glendale, AZ 85305
    (623) 772-2200
    0.9 PK-8 658
  • Glendale Coyote Ridge Math: 39% | Reading: 39%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 752 students
    1.2 miles
    7677 W. Bethany
    Glendale, AZ 85303
    (623) 237-4000
    1.2 PK-8 752
  • Glendale Raymond S. Kellis Math: 48% | Reading: 43%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 7-12 | 1,881 student
    1.2 miles
    8990 W. Orangewood
    Glendale, AZ 85305
    (623) 486-6000
    1.2 7-12 1,881
  • Glendale West-mec - Raymond S. Kellis Vocational School
    Math: 55-59% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 7-12
    1.3 miles
    8990 W. Orangewood
    Glendale, AZ 85308
    (623) 873-1860
    1.3 7-12 n/a

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