5635 Hwy 95
Fort Mohave, AZ 86426
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Desert Star Academy serves 505 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
Desert Star Academy placed in the top 50% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 49% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
Minority enrollment is 30% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arizona state average of 64% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 505 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 30%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in AZ
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 49% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

School Overview

Desert Star Academy's student population of 505 students has grown by 53% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-8
Total Students
505 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
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School Rankings

Desert Star Academy is ranked within the top 50% 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 Star Academy is 0.45, 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (AZ)
Overall Testing Rank
#996 out of 2120 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
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 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
45%
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 2018-19 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
n/a
17:1
American Indian
1%
5%
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Asian
1%
3%
Hispanic
25%
46%
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 2020-21 school year data.
Black
1%
6%
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White
70%
36%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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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
0.45
This chart display the diversity score of Desert Star Academy and the public school average diversity score of Arizona by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
36%
42%
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 2020-21 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (15-16)
1%
11%
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

School Calendar

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Event
Date
1/2 Day Before Fall Break
November 17, 2022 (Thursday)
No School Thanksgiving Break
November 21, 2022 (Monday)
Spring Break No School
March 13, 2023 (Monday)
Last Day of School
May 18, 2023 (Thursday)

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 505 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 30%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 49% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

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