Desert Willow Intermediate

  • Desert Willow Intermediate serves 644 students in grades 7-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is lower than the CA average of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 76%.
  • Desert Willow Intermediate operates within the Palmdale Elementary School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 644 students has declined by 19% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 29 teachers has declined by 21% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students644 students
Desert Willow Intermediate Total Students (2005-2015)
Gender %Desert Willow Intermediate Gender
Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
Desert Willow Intermediate Total Teachers (2005-2015)
Students by GradeDesert Willow Intermediate Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(CA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio22:124:1
Desert Willow Intermediate Student Teacher Ratio (2005-2015)
American Indian
1%
1%
Desert Willow Intermediate American Indian Students (2010-2015)
Asian
2%
11%
Desert Willow Intermediate Asian Students (2005-2015)
Hispanic
67%
54%
Desert Willow Intermediate Black Students (2005-2015)
Black
23%
6%
Desert Willow Intermediate Black Students (2005-2015)
White
7%
24%
Desert Willow Intermediate White Students (2005-2015)
Two or more races
n/a
3%
Desert Willow Intermediate Two Or More Races Students (2009-2014)
All Ethnic GroupsDesert Willow Intermediate All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.500.41
Desert Willow Intermediate Diversity Score (2005-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
70%
50%
Desert Willow Intermediate Eligible for Free Lunch (2006-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
12%
9%
Desert Willow Intermediate Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2006-2015)

District Comparison

  • Palmdale Elementary School District's student population of 21,956 students has grown by 6% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $11,013 is higher than the state average of $10,966. The district revenue/student has declined by 10% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $11,045 is less than the state average of $11,255. The district spending/student has declined by 11% over four years.
School District NamePalmdale Elementary School District
Number of Schools
Managed
29
4
Number of Students Managed21,9561,597
Palmdale Elementary School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue$238 MM$18 MM
Palmdale Elementary School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$239 MM$18 MM
Palmdale Elementary School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$11,013$10,966
Palmdale Elementary School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$11,045$11,255
Palmdale Elementary School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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