8621 N 3rd St
Phoenix, AZ 85020
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Desert View Elementary School serves 376 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Desert View Elementary 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25-29% (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 35-39% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Arizona state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 89% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arizona state average of 64% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Desert View Elementary School's student population of 376 students has declined by 18% over five school years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
376 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
31 teachers
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School Calendar

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Event
Date
First Day of School
August 08, 2022 (Monday)
Fall Break - No School
October 10, 2022 (Monday)
Fall Break - No School
October 11, 2022 (Tuesday)
Fall Break - No School
October 12, 2022 (Wednesday)
Fall Break - No School
October 13, 2022 (Thursday)

School Rankings

Desert View Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 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 View Elementary School is 0.42, 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
#1409 out of 2120 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
17:1
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American Indian
2%
5%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
75%
46%
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Black
8%
6%
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White
11%
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
0.42
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
7%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Students: 376 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 89%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in AZ
  • Math Proficiency
    : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.42

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