Desert Mountain School
Desert Mountain School serves 416 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Desert Mountain School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 57% (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 55% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Arizona state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arizona state average of 64% (majority Hispanic).
- Grades: Prekindergarten-8
- Enrollment: 416 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
- Minority Enrollment: 22%
- Overall Testing Rank: Top 30% in AZ
- Math Proficiency: 57% (Top 30%)
- Reading Proficiency: 55% (Top 30%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education
Desert Mountain School's student population of 416 students has declined by 35% over five school years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has declined by 19% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Desert Mountain School is ranked within the top 30% 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 School is 0.36, 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
State Level (AZ)
Overall Testing Rank
#553 out of 2120 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education
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