Desert Star Community School

Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Desert Star Community School serves 194 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
Desert Star Community School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-24% (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 35-39% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
Minority enrollment is 27% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arizona state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Desert Star Community School's student population of 194 students has grown by 11% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students194 students
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Total Classroom Teachersn/a
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School Rankings

Desert Star Community School is ranked within the bottom 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 Community School 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
#1495 out of 2120 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-24%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ration/a18:1
American Indian
1%
6%
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Asian
3%
3%
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Hispanic
13%
45%
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Black
n/a
5%
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White
73%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
10%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.440.65
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Eligible for Free Lunch
51%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDesert Star Community School Inc. School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Desert Star Community School is Mingus Union High School (6.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Oak Creek Elementary School (1.8 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Cornville Oak Creek Elementary School Math: 35% | Reading: 44%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 235 students
    1.8 miles
    11490 Purple Sage
    Cornville, AZ 86325
    (928) 634-2288
    1.8 K-8 235
  • Cottonwood Mingus Union High School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,164 student
    6.7 miles
    1801 E. Fir Street
    Cottonwood, AZ 86326
    (928) 634-8901
    6.7 9-12 1,164
  • Cottonwood American Heritage Academy - Cottonwood Charter School
    Math: 35-39% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-12 | 296 students
    6.8 miles
    2030 E. Cherry St.
    Cottonwood, AZ 86326
    (928) 634-2144
    6.8 K-12 296
  • Cottonwood Mingus Online Academy Math: ≥50% | Reading: ≥50%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 8-12 | 7 students
    6.8 miles
    1801 E Fir St
    Cottonwood, AZ 86326
    (928) 634-7531
    6.8 8-12 7
  • Camp Verde Vacte - Camp Verde Unified School District Vocational School
    Math: 15-19% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12
    6.8 miles
    1326 Montezuma Castle Hwy, Uni
    Camp Verde, AZ 86322
    (928) 634-7131
    6.8 9-12 n/a

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