Desert Sage Elementary School

935 South Palomar Drive
Pueblo, CO 81007
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Desert Sage Elementary School serves 441 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 24% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 35%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 44% (which is equal to the Colorado state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Desert Sage Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 52% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Colorado state average of 47% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Desert Sage Elementary School's student population of 441 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students441 students
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Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
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School Comparison

Desert Sage Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,768 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Desert Sage Elementary School is 0.57, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.60. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CO)
Overall Testing Rank
#993 out of 1768 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
24%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
45%
34%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
48%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.570.60
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Eligible for Free Lunch
48%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
14%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePueblo County School District 70 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Desert Sage Elementary School is Pueblo West High School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Sky View Middle School (1.4 miles away)
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