Desert Valley Elementary School

  • Desert Valley Elementary School serves 557 students in grades KG-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is lower than the AZ average of 20:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 43% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 60%.
  • Desert Valley Elementary School operates within the Peoria Unified School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 557 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 31 teachers has declined by 31% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades KG-8
Total Students557 students
Desert Valley Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Desert Valley Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
Desert Valley Elementary School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by GradeDesert Valley Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(AZ) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio18:120:1
Desert Valley Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
American Indian
n/a
5%
Desert Valley Elementary School American Indian Students (1992-2014)
Asian
2%
3%
Desert Valley Elementary School Asian Students (1988-2015)
Hispanic
31%
45%
Desert Valley Elementary School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
8%
5%
Desert Valley Elementary School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
57%
40%
Desert Valley Elementary School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/an/a
Desert Valley Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2013)
Two or more races
2%
2%
Desert Valley Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsDesert Valley Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownAZ All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.580.64
Desert Valley Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
36%
34%
Desert Valley Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2005-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
8%
5%
Desert Valley Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2005-2015)

District Comparison

  • Peoria Unified School District's student population of 35,660 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $7,425 in this district is less than the state average of $8,217. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $8,351 is less than the state average of $8,492. The district spending/student has declined by 6% over four years.
School District NamePeoria Unified School District
Number of Schools
Managed
41
1
Number of Students Managed35,660323
Peoria Unified School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue$273 MM$3 MM
Peoria Unified School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending$307 MM$3 MM
Peoria Unified School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student$7,425$8,217
Peoria Unified School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student$8,351$8,492
Peoria Unified School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

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