Desert View Middle School

1641 Billie Marie Dr
El Paso, TX 79936
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Desert View Middle School serves 339 students in grades 7-8.
Desert View Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Texas 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 39% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 49%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 37% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Texas state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Desert View Middle School's student population of 339 students has declined by 15% over five school years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has declined by 20% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students339 students
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Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
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School Comparison

Desert View Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 7,999 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Desert View Middle School is 0.19, which is less than 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 (TX)
Overall Testing Rank
#5252 out of 7999 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
49%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
90%
52%
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Black
2%
13%
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White
7%
28%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.190.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
59%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameYsleta Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Desert View Middle School is El Paso Academy (1.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is William D Slider Middle School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Tierra Del Sol Elementary School (0.9 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • El Paso Adult/community Lrn Center Alternative School
    Grades: AE
    0.9 miles
    121 Padres Dr
    El Paso, TX 79907
    (915) 434-9400
    0.9 AE n/a
  • El Paso Tierra Del Sol Elementary School Math: 58% | Reading: 55%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-6 | 718 students
    0.9 miles
    1832 Tommy Aaron Dr
    El Paso, TX 79936
    (915) 434-5800
    0.9 PK-6 718
  • El Paso O'shea Keleher Elementary School Math: 60% | Reading: 55%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-5 | 893 students
    1.0 miles
    1800 Leroy Bonse Dr
    El Paso, TX 79936
    (915) 937-7200
    1 PK-5 893
  • El Paso Vista Del Sol Elementary School Math: 59% | Reading: 53%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-5 | 546 students
    1.1 miles
    11851 Vista Del Sol
    El Paso, TX 79936
    (915) 937-7500
    1.1 PK-5 546
  • El Paso Myrtle Cooper Elementary School Math: 69% | Reading: 59%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-5 | 725 students
    1.2 miles
    1515 Rebecca Ann
    El Paso, TX 79936
    (915) 937-7700
    1.2 PK-5 725

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