Desert Sun Academy
- Grades: Prekindergarten-6
- Enrollment: 337 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
- Minority Enrollment: 26%
- Overall Testing Rank: Top 30% in AZ
- Math Proficiency: 50-54% (Top 30%)
- Reading Proficiency: 55-59% (Top 20%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education
Desert Sun Academy ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Arizona for:
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Desert Sun Academy's ranking?
Desert Sun Academy ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Arizona for: Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 20%).
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
50-54% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 32% AZ state average), while 55-59% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 39% AZ state average).
How many students attend Desert Sun Academy?
337 students attend Desert Sun Academy.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
74% of Desert Sun Academy students are White, 17% of students are Hispanic, 5% of students are Two or more races, 3% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Desert Sun Academy?
Desert Sun Academy has a student ration of 15:1, which is lower than the Arizona state average of 17:1.
What grades does Desert Sun Academy offer ?
Desert Sun Academy offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-6
What school district is Desert Sun Academy part of?
Desert Sun Academy is part of Cave Creek Unified School District.
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