Desert Willow Elementary School

3700 Prospector St
Kingman, AZ 86401
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Desert Willow Elementary School serves 445 students in grades Kindergarten-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 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25-29% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 32%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30-34% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 39%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the Arizona state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 41% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arizona state average of 65% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 445 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 41%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in AZ
  • Math Proficiency
    : 25-29% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 30-34% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

School Overview

Desert Willow Elementary School's student population of 445 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
The teacher population of 19 teachers has declined by 13% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
445 students
This chart display total students of Desert Willow Elementary School by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Gender %
This chart display gender of Desert Willow Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers
19 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Desert Willow Elementary School by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Students by Grade
This chart display the students of Desert Willow Elementary School by grade.

School Rankings

Desert Willow Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,854 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Desert Willow Elementary School is 0.57, 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (AZ)
Overall Testing Rank
#870 out of 1854 schools
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Desert Willow Elementary School, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
32%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Desert Willow Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Arizona by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
39%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Desert Willow Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Arizona by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
23:1
17:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Desert Willow Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Arizona by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
American Indian
3%
5%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Desert Willow Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Arizona by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Asian
1%
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Desert Willow Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Arizona by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hispanic
29%
47%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Desert Willow Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Arizona by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
2%
6%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Desert Willow Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Arizona by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
White
59%
35%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Desert Willow Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Arizona by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Desert Willow Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Arizona by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Desert Willow Elementary School.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AZ.
Diversity Score
0.57
This chart display the diversity score of Desert Willow Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Arizona by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
68%
29%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Desert Willow Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Arizona by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
2%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Desert Willow Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Arizona by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Desert Willow Elementary School's ranking?
Desert Willow Elementary School is ranked #870 out of 1,854 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Arizona.
What schools are Desert Willow Elementary School often compared to?
Desert Willow Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Manzanita Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
25-29% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 32% AZ state average), while 30-34% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 39% AZ state average).
How many students attend Desert Willow Elementary School?
445 students attend Desert Willow Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
59% of Desert Willow Elementary School students are White, 29% of students are Hispanic, 6% of students are Two or more races, 3% of students are American Indian, 2% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Desert Willow Elementary School?
Desert Willow Elementary School has a student ration of 23:1, which is higher than the Arizona state average of 17:1.
What grades does Desert Willow Elementary School offer ?
Desert Willow Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5
What school district is Desert Willow Elementary School part of?
Desert Willow Elementary School is part of Kingman Unified School District (79598).

School Reviews

Review Desert Willow Elementary School. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
Rate this school:

Recent Articles

Are Public Schools Protecting the Environment?
Are Public Schools Protecting the Environment?
Learn about how public schools are making their campuses greener through technology investments, policy changes, and eco-friendly student education.
Should My Child Enroll in Honors Or General Courses?
Should My Child Enroll in Honors Or General Courses?
Honors or general courses? Find out which type is best for your child's learning environment and GPA.
Public Schools in a Minute
Public Schools in a Minute
Explore the diverse world of public schools in a minute! Our brief overview provides a snapshot of the educational landscape, school districts, curriculum, and more. Get a quick glance at the big picture of K-12 education.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 445 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 41%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 25-29% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 30-34% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

Quick Links