Desert Rose Charter School

326 W Fort Lowell Rd
Tucson, AZ 85741
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Desert Rose Charter School serves 140 students in grades 9-12.
Desert Rose Charter 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤20% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 32%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≤20% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 39%) for the 2020-21 school year.
Minority enrollment is 72% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arizona state average of 65% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Alternative school / Charter School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 140 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 72%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 15-19% (Btm 50% in AZ)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤20% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : ≤20% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Desert Rose Charter School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Arizona for:

Category
Attribute
Most improved public schools

School Overview

Desert Rose Charter School's student population of 140 students has declined by 25% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
140 students
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School Rankings

Desert Rose Charter School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,854 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Desert Rose Charter School is 0.55, 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (AZ)
Overall Testing Rank
#1259 out of 1854 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤20%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤20%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
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17:1
American Indian
4%
5%
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Asian
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3%
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Hispanic
61%
47%
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Black
6%
6%
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White
28%
35%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.55
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Graduation Rate
15-19%
76%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
94%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
21%
2%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Desert Rose Charter School's ranking?
Desert Rose Charter School is ranked #1259 out of 1,854 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Arizona.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
≤20% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 32% AZ state average), while ≤20% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 39% AZ state average).
What is the graduation rate of Desert Rose Charter School?
The graduation rate of Desert Rose Charter School is 15-19%, which is lower than the Arizona state average of 76%.
How many students attend Desert Rose Charter School?
140 students attend Desert Rose Charter School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
61% of Desert Rose Charter School students are Hispanic, 28% of students are White, 6% of students are Black, 4% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What grades does Desert Rose Charter School offer ?
Desert Rose Charter School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Desert Rose Charter School part of?
Desert Rose Charter School is part of Desert Rose Academyinc. (79441) School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Alternative school / Charter School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 140 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 72%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤20% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : ≤20% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

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