Desert Valley School

  • Desert Valley School serves 474 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 32% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 39%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 31% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 40%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Desert Valley 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 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is equal to the Arizona state level of 20:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 67% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arizona state average of 59%.

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School Overview

  • Desert Valley School's student population of 474 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 24 teachers has declined by 17% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students474 students
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Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Desert Valley School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,842 schools in Arizona (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has increased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Desert Valley School is 0.51, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AZ)
Overall School Rank#1053 out of 1,842 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
39%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
31%
40%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:120:1
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American Indian
n/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Desert Valley School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Arizona by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Asian
1%
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Desert Valley School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Arizona by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Hispanic
62%
44%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Desert Valley School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Arizona by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
n/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Desert Valley School and the percentage of Black public school students in Arizona by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
White
33%
41%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Desert Valley School and the percentage of White public school students in Arizona by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Two or more races
4%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Desert Valley School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AZ.
Diversity Score0.510.42
This chart display the diversity score of Desert Valley School and the public school average diversity score of Arizona by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
11%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Desert Valley School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Arizona by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBullhead City School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

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