4035 W. Alameda
Glendale, AZ 85310
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Desert Sage Elementary School serves 630 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Desert Sage Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 65% (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 61% (which is higher 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 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arizona state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Desert Sage Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Arizona for:

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School Overview

Desert Sage Elementary School's student population of 630 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 39 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students
630 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
39 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Calendar

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Date
Last Day of 3rd Quarter
March 11, 2022 (Friday)
Spring Break - No School
March 14, 2022 (Monday)
Spring Break Day- No School
April 15, 2022 (Friday)
Last Day of 4th Quarter
May 13, 2022 (Friday)
Last Day for Students - Half Day
May 19, 2022 (Thursday)

School Rankings

Desert Sage Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% 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 Sage Elementary School is 0.39, 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 Data
This School
State Level (AZ)
Overall Testing Rank
#378 out of 2120 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
65%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
18:1
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American Indian
n/a
6%
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Asian
3%
3%
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Hispanic
15%
45%
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Black
3%
5%
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White
77%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AZ.
Diversity Score
0.39
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Eligible for Free Lunch
21%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Desert Sage Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Arizona by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Students: 630 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 23%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in AZ
  • Math Proficiency
    : 65% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 61% (Top 30%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.39 (Btm 50%)

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