Desert Willow Elementary School

Desert Willow Elementary School serves 448 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 43% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 39% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
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 bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Arizona state level of 19:1.
Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arizona state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Desert Willow Elementary School's student population of 448 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 22 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students448 students
This chart display total students of Desert Willow Elementary School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Gender % This chart display gender of Desert Willow Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Desert Willow Elementary School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Students by Grade This chart display the students of Desert Willow Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

Desert Willow Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 2,111 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Desert Willow Elementary School is 0.53, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (AZ)
Overall Testing Rank
#1035 out of 2111 schools
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Desert Willow Elementary School, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
45%
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 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
44%
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 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio20:119:1
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 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
3%
6%
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 2017-18 school year data.
Asian
1%
3%
Hispanic
26%
45%
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 2017-18 school year data.
Black
2%
5%
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 2017-18 school year data.
White
64%
38%
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 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
3%
3%
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 2017-18 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
0.530.65
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 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
71%
45%
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 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
7%
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 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameKingman Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Desert Willow Elementary School is Kingman High School (2.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Kingman Academy Of Learning - Intermediate School (2.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is La Senita Elementary School (1.9 miles away)
Show me:

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

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Rate this school:
Recent Articles
Jay McDowell, a public school teacher in Howell, evicted a student for making anti-homosexual comments, but now the instructor faces suspension. Learn about the national controversy that involves this local Michigan teacher.
A six-year old in Aurora, Colorado, was suspended after singing an LMFAO song to a little girl in his class and reportedly “shaking his booty.” We look at the case and the sexual harassment problem in public schools today.
After playing rapper Macklemore's "Same Love" pro-gay rights rap song in class, a Michigan teacher was suspended with no pay. We explore the controversy.