Desert Willow Elementary School
Desert Willow Elementary School serves 534 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Desert Willow Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 53% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the Arizona state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 64% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arizona state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).
Desert Willow Elementary School's student population of 534 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
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Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
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Desert Willow Elementary School is ranked within the top 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 Willow Elementary School is 0.59, 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 Data
State Level (AZ)
Overall Testing Rank
#666 out of 2120 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education
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