Desert Moon School (Closed 2014)

23251 North 166th Dr
Surprise, AZ
(School attendance zone shown in map)
  • Desert Moon School served 377 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math was 69% (which was higher than the Arizona state average of 63%) for the 2012-13 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts was 81% (which was higher than the Arizona state average of 78%) for the 2012-13 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 was lower than the Arizona state level of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment was 49% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which was lower than the Arizona state average of 62%.

School Overview

Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students377 students
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Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2013-2014 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AZ)
Overall School Rank--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
69%
63%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
81%
78%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:119:1
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American Indian
n/a
6%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
42%
45%
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Black
4%
5%
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White
51%
38%
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Two or more races
3%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Desert Moon School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AZ.
Diversity Score0.570.42
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Eligible for Free Lunch
51%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Desert Moon School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Arizona by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDysart Unified School District
Source: 2013-2014 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

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