Desert Oasis Elementary School

8802 W. Mcdowell
Tolleson, AZ 85353
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
2/
10
Bottom 50%
5.00 5 1 (1 review)
Desert Oasis Elementary School serves 846 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Desert Oasis 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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 24% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 25% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Arizona state level of 19:1.
Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arizona state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Desert Oasis Elementary School's student population of 846 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 41 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students846 students
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Total Classroom Teachers41 teachers
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School Comparison

Desert Oasis Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,111 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Desert Oasis Elementary School is 0.30, 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
#1700 out of 2111 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
24%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
25%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio21:119:1
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American Indian
1%
6%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
83%
45%
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Black
9%
5%
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White
4%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.300.65
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Eligible for Free Lunch
73%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameTolleson Elementary School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Desert Oasis Elementary School is Tolleson Union High School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Amberlea Elementary School (0.9 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Phoenix Amberlea Elementary School Math: 23% | Reading: 27%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 686 students
    0.9 miles
    8455 West Virginia Avenue
    Phoenix, AZ 85037
    (623) 772-2200
    0.9 PK-8 686
  • Phoenix Sheely Farms Elementary School Math: 24% | Reading: 27%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 794 students
    0.9 miles
    9450 W. Encanto
    Phoenix, AZ 85037
    (623) 936-9740
    0.9 PK-8 794
  • Tolleson Arizona Desert Elementary School Math: 45% | Reading: 38%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 576 students
    1.0 miles
    8803 W. Van Buren Street
    Tolleson, AZ 85353
    (623) 936-9740
    1 PK-8 576
  • Tolleson Porfirio H. Gonzales Elementary School Math: 26% | Reading: 33%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 938 students
    1.1 miles
    9401 W. Garfield St.
    Tolleson, AZ 85353
    (623) 936-9740
    1.1 PK-8 938
  • Tolleson Tolleson Union High School Math: 16% | Reading: 24%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 2,374 students
    1.3 miles
    9419 West Van Buren
    Tolleson, AZ 85353
    (623) 478-4000
    1.3 9-12 2,374

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