Desert Sky Middle School



Desert Sky Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Desert Sky Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 358
8 336
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Desert Sky Middle School is a public high school of the Deer Valley Unified School District located in Glendale, AZ. It has 694 students in grades 7th through 8th. It has a student teacher ratio of 22.4 to 1.

Total Students: 694
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 22.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 31

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Desert Sky Middle School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 370
(53%)
6,824
(51%)
 Female 324
(47%)
6,530
(49%)

Desert Sky Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 420
(61%)
9,254
(69%)
 Hispanic 192
(28%)
2,547
(19%)
 Black 36
(5%)
496
(4%)
 Two or More 19
(3%)
384
(3%)
 Asian 15
(2%)
518
(4%)
 American Indian 11
(2%)
114
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
41
(0%)

Desert Sky Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 334
(48%)
9,929
(74%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 274
(39%)
2,700
(20%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 86
(12%)
725
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Desert Sky Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (51.9%) is slightly higher than the state average of 43.7%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Desert Sky Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 946
2006 910
2007 876
2008 849
2009 840
2010 767
2011 740
2012 690
2013 629
2014 642
2015 694

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 22.6
2006 21.9
2007 22.2
2008 22.1
2009 21.9
2010 21.1
2011 22.3
2012 22.3
2013 21.7
2014 22.6
2015 22.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.13953488372093
2006 0.14285714285714
2007
2008 0.27326266195524
2009 0.28571428571429
2010 0.28813559322034
2011 0.33918918918919
2012
2013 0.51033386327504
2014 0.5
2015 0.51873198847262

Compare Desert Sky Middle School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
2,016.7% 20.2:1
 
2,240.0% 22.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 43.7%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 51.9%
 

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