Desert Mountain Elementary School

22301 S. Hawes
Queen Creek, AZ 85242
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 10%
Desert Mountain Elementary School serves 665 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Desert Mountain Elementary School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 72% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 70% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is equal to the Arizona state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arizona state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Desert Mountain Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Arizona for:

School Overview

Desert Mountain Elementary School's student population of 665 students has grown by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 36 teachers has grown by 44% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students665 students
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Total Classroom Teachers36 teachers
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School Rankings

Desert Mountain Elementary School is ranked within the top 10% 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 Mountain Elementary School is 0.41, 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
#174 out of 2120 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
72%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
70%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
6%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
18%
45%
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Black
2%
5%
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White
75%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.410.65
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Eligible for Free Lunch
14%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameQueen Creek Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to Desert Mountain Elementary School is American Leadership Academy - Queen Creek (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Ala Qc Elementary School (0.9 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Queen Creek Ala Qc Elementary School Charter School
    Grades: K-6
    0.9 miles
    19843 E. Chandler Heights Rd.
    Queen Creek, AZ 85142
    (480) 420-2150
    0.9 K-6 n/a
  • Queen Creek American Leadership Academy Signal Butte Charter School
    Math: 55-59% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-6 | 124 students
    1.0 miles
    Apn 304-64-878
    Queen Creek, AZ 85142
    (480) 420-2101
    1 K-6 124
  • Mesa Cambridge Academy East Charter School
    Math: 40-44% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 193 students
    1.0 miles
    9412 E. Brown Rd.
    Mesa, AZ 85207
    (480) 641-2828
    1 K-6 193
  • Queen Creek Queen Creek Elementary School Math: 63% | Reading: 59%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-5 | 776 students
    1.0 miles
    23636 S 204th St
    Queen Creek, AZ 85142
    (480) 987-5920
    1 PK-5 776
  • Gilbert American Leadership Academy - Queen Creek Charter School
    Math: 63% | Reading: 55%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-12 | 2,218 students
    1.1 miles
    22721 S. Ellsworth Rd.
    Gilbert, AZ 85295
    (480) 988-3204
    1.1 K-12 2,218

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