Desert Palms Elementary School
Desert Palms Elementary School serves 457 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Desert Palms 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 29% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 38% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Arizona state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 62% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arizona state average of 64% (majority Hispanic).
- Grades: Prekindergarten-8
- Students: 457 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
- Minority Enrollment: 62%
- Overall Testing Rank: Bottom 50% in AZ
- Math Proficiency: 29% (Btm 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 38% (Btm 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education
Desert Palms Elementary School's student population of 457 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Desert Palms Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Palms Elementary School is 0.66, which is more 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
#1386 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
View the Desert Palms Elementary School yearly calendar below. Note key dates such as:
Fall Break - All Schools and Offices Closed
November 21, 2022 (Monday)
Last Day of Semester - Early Dismissal
December 22, 2022 (Thursday)
First Day of the Semester
January 09, 2023 (Monday)
Spring Break - No School
March 20, 2023 (Monday)
Last Day of School
May 25, 2023 (Thursday)
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education
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