Desert View Elementary School

  • Desert View Elementary School serves 743 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 12% (which is lower than the California state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 29% (which is lower than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Desert View Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 89% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 77%.

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School Overview

  • Desert View Elementary School's student population of 743 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 29 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students743 students
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Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Desert View Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 26:1 has decreased from 29:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Desert View Elementary School is 0.64, which is equal to the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall School Rank#8424 out of 9602 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
12%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio26:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
3%
12%
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Hispanic
51%
54%
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Black
31%
5%
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White
11%
23%
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Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Desert View Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.640.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
84%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLancaster Elementary School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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Great place to learn, now 33, I look back now, although my school file was shredded, i never forgot my roots at the lancaster school I graduated from. Thank you!!
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