Desert Star Academy

  • Desert Star Academy serves 397 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 46% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 51% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Desert Star Academy placed in the top 50% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arizona state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

  • Desert Star Academy's student population of 397 students has grown by 99% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students397 students
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Total Classroom Teachersn/a
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School Comparison

  • Desert Star Academy is ranked within the top 50% of all 2,111 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Desert Star Academy is 0.44, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (AZ)
Overall Testing Rank#803 out of 2111 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
45%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Desert Star Academy 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 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
44%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Desert Star Academy and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Arizona by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ration/a19:1
American Indian
1%
6%
Asian
n/a
3%
Hispanic
24%
45%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Desert Star Academy and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Arizona by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
1%
5%
White
71%
38%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Desert Star Academy and the percentage of White public school students in Arizona by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
3%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Desert Star Academy. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AZ.
Diversity Score0.440.65
This chart display the diversity score of Desert Star Academy and the public school average diversity score of Arizona by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
46%
45%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Desert Star Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Arizona by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (15-16)
1%
11%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDesert Star Academy School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

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