12901 N 63rd Ave
Glendale, AZ 85304
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Desert Valley Elementary School serves 516 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Desert Valley Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 43% (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 45% (which is equal to the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Arizona state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 52% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arizona state average of 64% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 516 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 52%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in AZ
  • Math Proficiency
    : 43% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 45% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

School Overview

Desert Valley Elementary School's student population of 516 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students
516 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
34 teachers
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School Rankings

Desert Valley Elementary School 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 Valley Elementary School is 0.61, 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
#1002 out of 2120 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
17:1
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American Indian
1%
5%
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
40%
46%
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Black
6%
6%
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White
48%
36%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.61
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Eligible for Free Lunch
50%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
9%
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School Calendar

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Event
Date
First Day of School
August 10, 2022 (Wednesday)
Fall Break - All Schools and Offices Closed
November 21, 2022 (Monday)
Last Day of Semester
December 23, 2022 (Friday)
First Day of the Semester
January 09, 2023 (Monday)
Spring Break - No School
March 20, 2023 (Monday)
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 516 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 52%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 43% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 45% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

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