Desert Winds High School (Closed 2015)

1362 N. Casa Grande Ave.
Desert Winds High School served 329 students in grades 9-12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was 11-19% (which was lower than the Arizona state average of 63%) for the 2013-14 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was 50-59% (which was lower than the Arizona state average of 79%) for the 2013-14 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 33:1 was higher than the Arizona state level of 19:1.
Minority enrollment was 87% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which was higher than the Arizona state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students329 students
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Total Classroom Teachers10 teachers
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School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AZ)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(13-14)
11-19%
63%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(13-14)
50-59%
79%
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Student : Teacher Ratio33:119:1
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American Indian
13%
6%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
66%
45%
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Black
4%
5%
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White
13%
38%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
3%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.530.65
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Graduation Rate
(13-14)
≤5%
77%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
57%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCASA Grande Union High School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Desert Winds High School is Cavit - Casa Grande Union High School (0.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Casa Grande Middle School (0.4 miles away)
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