Desert Springs Elementary School

Desert Springs Elementary School serves 674 students in grades PK - 5.
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the ID average of 20:1.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is more than the state average of 23%.
Desert Springs Elementary School operates within the Vallivue School District.

School Overview

The student population of 674 students has grown by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 674 students
Desert Springs Elementary School Total Students (2008-2014)
Gender % Desert Springs Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 30 teachers
Desert Springs Elementary School Total Teachers (2008-2014)
Students by Grade Desert Springs Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has increased from 22:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.50 is more than the state average of 0.29. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (ID) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 23:1 20:1
Desert Springs Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (2008-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.50 0.29
Desert Springs Elementary School Diversity Score (2008-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
58%
37%
Desert Springs Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2008-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
10%
10%
Desert Springs Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2008-2014)

District Comparison

Vallivue School District's student population of 8,273 students has grown by 11% over five years.
The revenue/student of $7,656 in this district is less than the state average of $9,564. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $7,317 is less than the state average of $8,998. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Vallivue School District
Number of Schools
Managed
13
2
Number of Students Managed 8,273 530
Vallivue   School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $54 MM $5 MM
Vallivue   School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $52 MM $5 MM
Vallivue   School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $7,656 $9,564
Vallivue   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $7,317 $8,998
Vallivue   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, ID Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Vallivue Academy (alternative School) (1.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Sage Valley Middle School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is East Canyon Elementary School (1.5 miles away)
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  • NampaSage Valley Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 881 students
    0.1 miles
    18070 Santa Ana Ave
    NampaID 83687
    (208)468-4919
    0.16-8881
  • NampaEast Canyon Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 654 students
    1.5 miles
    18408 Northside Blvd
    NampaID 83687
    (208)466-6929
    1.5PK-5654
  • CaldwellVallivue Academy (alternative School)Alternative School
    Grades: 9-12 | 177 students
    1.7 miles
    4121 South Lake Ave
    CaldwellID 83607
    (208)455-1917
    1.79-12177
  • CaldwellVision Charter SchoolCharter School
    Grades: KG-12 | 671 students
    2.2 miles
    19291 Ward Rd
    CaldwellID 83605
    (208)455-9220
    2.2KG-12671
  • CaldwellThomas Jefferson CharterCharter School
    Grades: PK-12 | 412 students
    2.5 miles
    1209 Adam Smith Ave
    CaldwellID 83605
    (208)455-8772
    2.5PK-12412

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