Desert Vista High School

  • Desert Vista High School serves 3,037 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the AZ average of 20:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is less than the state average of 60%.
  • Desert Vista High School operates within the Tempe Union High School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 3037 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 131 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students3,037 students
Desert Vista High School Total Students (1997-2015)
Gender %Desert Vista High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers131 teachers
Desert Vista High School Total Teachers (1997-2015)
Students by GradeDesert Vista High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

District Comparison

  • Tempe Union High School District's student population of 13,942 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,735 is higher than the state average of $9,449. The district revenue/student has grown by 19% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $9,844 is higher than the state average of $8,879. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District NameTempe Union High School District
Number of Schools
Managed
8
1
Number of Students Managed13,942325
Tempe Union High School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Raten/a78%
Tempe Union High School District Graduation Rate (1994-2005)
District Total Revenue$135 MM$3 MM
Tempe Union High School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$136 MM$2 MM
Tempe Union High School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$9,735$9,449
Tempe Union High School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$9,844$8,879
Tempe Union High School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

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