Desiderata High School (Closed 2007)

Desiderata High School served 73 students in grades 9-12.
Minority enrollment was 78% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which was higher than the Arizona state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students73 students
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Total Classroom Teachers (04-05)9 teachers
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School Rankings

Definition of Terms 2006-2007 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AZ)
Student : Teacher Ration/a18:1
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American Indian
4%
6%
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Asian
n/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Desiderata High School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Arizona by year, with the latest 2003-04 school year data.
Hispanic
45%
45%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Desiderata High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Arizona by year, with the latest 2004-05 school year data.
Black
29%
5%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Desiderata High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Arizona by year, with the latest 2004-05 school year data.
White
22%
38%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Desiderata High School and the percentage of White public school students in Arizona by year, with the latest 2004-05 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Desiderata High School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AZ.
Diversity Score
0.670.65
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Eligible for Free Lunch
5%
45%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Desiderata High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Arizona by year, with the latest 2004-05 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (03-04)
11%
8%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePhoenix Union High School District
Source: 2006-2007 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Desiderata High School is Phoenix Union Bioscience High School (0.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Asu Preparatory Academy - Phoenix Middle School (0.2 miles away)
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