Desert Sage Elementary School

4035 W Alameda Rd
Glendale, AZ 85310
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 10%
Serving 642 students in grades Prekindergarten-6, Desert Sage Elementary School ranks in the top 10% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 56% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 32%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 65% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 39%).
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Arizona state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arizona state average of 65% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 642 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 31%
  • : Top 10% in AZ
  • : 56% (Top 20%)
  • : 65% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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Attribute

School Overview

Desert Sage Elementary School's student population of 642 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 43 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students
642 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
43 teachers
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School Rankings

Desert Sage Elementary School ranks within the top 10% of all 1,854 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Desert Sage Elementary School is 0.49, 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)
#169 out of 1854 schools
(Top 10%)
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56%
32%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Desert Sage Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Arizona by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
65%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
17:1
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American Indian
1%
5%
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Asian
4%
3%
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Hispanic
18%
47%
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Black
2%
6%
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White
69%
35%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
6%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.49
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Eligible for Free Lunch
8%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (20-21)
8%
9%
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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 Sage Elementary School's ranking?
Desert Sage Elementary School is ranked #169 out of 1,854 schools, which ranks it among the top 10% of public schools in Arizona.
What schools are Desert Sage Elementary School often compared to?
Desert Sage Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Stetson Hills School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
56% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 32% AZ state average), while 65% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 39% AZ state average).
How many students attend Desert Sage Elementary School?
642 students attend Desert Sage Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
69% of Desert Sage Elementary School students are White, 18% of students are Hispanic, 6% of students are Two or more races, 4% of students are Asian, 2% of students are Black, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Desert Sage Elementary School?
Desert Sage Elementary School has a student ration of 15:1, which is lower than the Arizona state average of 17:1.
What grades does Desert Sage Elementary School offer ?
Desert Sage Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-6
What school district is Desert Sage Elementary School part of?
Desert Sage Elementary School is part of Deer Valley Unified District (4246) School District.

School Calendar

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Date
Last Day for 4th Quarter Work Turn In
May 08, 2024 (Wednesday)
Last Day of School-- Half Day Release
May 16, 2024 (Thursday)

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 642 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 31%
  • : Top 10%
  • : 56% (Top 20%)
  • : 65% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

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