Desert Star Community School

1240 S Recycler Rd
Cornville, AZ 86325
7/
10
Top 50%
Serving 184 students in grades Kindergarten-8, Desert Star Community School ranks in the top 50% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-34% (which is approximately equal to the Arizona state average of 32%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-44% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 39%).
Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arizona state average of 65% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 184 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 23%
  • : Top 50% in AZ
  • : 30-34% (Top 50%)
  • : 40-44% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Desert Star Community School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Arizona for:

Category
Attribute
Most improved public schools

School Overview

Desert Star Community School's student population of 184 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-8
Total Students
184 students
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School Rankings

Desert Star Community School ranks within the top 50% of all 1,854 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Desert Star Community School is 0.38, 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.
This School
State Level (AZ)
#683 out of 1854 schools
(Top 50%)
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30-34%
32%
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40-44%
39%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Desert Star Community School 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 2020-21 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
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17:1
American Indian
1%
5%
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Asian
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3%
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Hispanic
17%
47%
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Black
n/a
6%
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White
77%
35%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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0.38
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Eligible for Free Lunch
54%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
2%
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Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Desert Star Community School's ranking?
Desert Star Community School is ranked #683 out of 1,854 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Arizona.
What schools are Desert Star Community School often compared to?
Desert Star Community Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Clarkdale-jerome Elementary School, American Heritage - Cottonwood, Oak Creek Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
30-34% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 32% AZ state average), while 40-44% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 39% AZ state average).
How many students attend Desert Star Community School?
184 students attend Desert Star Community School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
77% of Desert Star Community School students are White, 17% of students are Hispanic, 5% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What grades does Desert Star Community School offer ?
Desert Star Community School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-8
What school district is Desert Star Community School part of?
Desert Star Community School is part of Desert Star Community School Inc. (88321) School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 184 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 23%
  • : Top 50%
  • : 30-34% (Top 50%)
  • : 40-44% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

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