Desert Mountain Elementary School

  • Desert Mountain Elementary School serves 662 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 68% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 65% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Arizona state level of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arizona state average of 62%.

School Overview

  • Desert Mountain Elementary School's student population of 662 students has grown by 50% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 31 teachers has grown by 34% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students662 students
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Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Desert Mountain Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has increased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Desert Mountain Elementary School is 0.38, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AZ)
Overall School Rank#149 out of 1,842 schools
(Top 10%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
68%
42%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
65%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio21:119:1
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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
1%
5%
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White
77%
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 Mountain Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AZ.
Diversity Score0.380.42
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Eligible for Free Lunch
16%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Desert Mountain Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Arizona by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameQueen Creek Unified School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

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