Desert Valley School

1066 Marina Blvd
Bullhead City, AZ 86442
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Desert Valley School serves 496 students in grades Kindergarten-4.
Desert Valley School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25-29% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 32%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 25-29% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 39%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Arizona state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 61% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arizona state average of 65% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-4
  • Enrollment: 496 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 61%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in AZ
  • Math Proficiency
    : 25-29% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Most improved public schools

School Overview

Desert Valley School's student population of 496 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-4
Total Students
496 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
28 teachers
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School Rankings

Desert Valley School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,854 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Desert Valley School is 0.53, 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (AZ)
Overall Testing Rank
#978 out of 1854 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
5%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
57%
47%
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Black
1%
6%
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White
39%
35%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.53
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
80%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
2%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Desert Valley School's ranking?
Desert Valley School is ranked #978 out of 1,854 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Arizona.
What schools are Desert Valley School often compared to?
Desert Valley Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Coyote Canyon School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
25-29% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 32% AZ state average), while 25-29% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 39% AZ state average).
How many students attend Desert Valley School?
496 students attend Desert Valley School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
57% of Desert Valley School students are Hispanic, 39% of students are White, 2% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Desert Valley School?
Desert Valley School has a student ration of 18:1, which is higher than the Arizona state average of 17:1.
What grades does Desert Valley School offer ?
Desert Valley School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-4
What school district is Desert Valley School part of?
Desert Valley School is part of Bullhead City School District (4378).

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-4
  • Enrollment: 496 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 61%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 25-29% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

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