Desert View Elementary School

8621 N. 3rd Street
Phoenix, AZ 85020
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Desert View Elementary School serves 402 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-24% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30-34% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Arizona state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 86% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arizona state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Desert View Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Arizona for:

School Overview

Desert View Elementary School's student population of 402 students has declined by 13% over five school years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has grown by 13% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students402 students
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Total Classroom Teachers34 teachers
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School Comparison

Desert View Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,111 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Desert View Elementary School is 0.50, 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AZ)
Overall Testing Rank
#1542 out of 2111 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-24%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:118:1
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American Indian
3%
6%
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
69%
45%
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Black
9%
5%
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White
14%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.500.65
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Eligible for Free Lunch
83%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWashington Elementary School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Desert View Elementary School is Sunnyslope High School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Sunnyslope Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Franklin Phonetic Primary School-sunnyslope (0.6 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Phoenix Sunnyslope High School Math: 60% | Reading: 58%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 9-12 | 2,066 students
    0.5 miles
    35 W. Dunlap Ave.
    Phoenix, AZ 85021
    (623) 315-8760
    0.5 9-12 2,066
  • Phoenix West-mec - Sunnyslope High School Vocational School
    Math: 75-79% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 9-12
    0.5 miles
    35 W. Dunlap
    Phoenix, AZ 85021
    (623) 915-8760
    0.5 9-12 n/a
  • Phoenix Franklin Phonetic Primary School-sunnyslope Charter School
    Math: 20-29% | Reading: 30-39%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 79 students
    0.6 miles
    9317 N 2nd Street
    Phoenix, AZ 85020
    (602) 870-6674
    0.6 K-6 79
  • Phoenix Sunnyslope Elementary School Math: 32% | Reading: 27%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 754 students
    0.7 miles
    240 E. Vogel Avenue
    Phoenix, AZ 85020
    (602) 347-4300
    0.7 K-8 754
  • Phoenix Colegio Petite Arizona Charter School
    Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-4 | 141 students
    1.0 miles
    850 North Morely Ave
    Phoenix, AZ 85020
    (602) 953-2933
    1 K-4 141

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