Desert Edge High School



Desert Edge High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Desert Edge High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 461
10 468
11 440
12 405

Desert Edge High School is a public high school of the Agua Fria Union High School District located in Goodyear, AZ. It has 1,774 students in grades 9th through 12th. Desert Edge High School is the 81st largest public high school in Arizona and the 2,302nd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 21.3 to 1.

Total Students: 1,774
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 21.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 83.28
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 2,302nd out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Arizona: 81st out of 659
Student/Teacher Rank in Arizona: 165th out of 276
Full Time Teacher Rank in Arizona: 68th out of 276

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Desert Edge High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 934
(53%)
3,889
(51%)
 Female 840
(47%)
3,728
(49%)

Desert Edge High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 889
(50%)
3,507
(46%)
 White 507
(29%)
2,752
(36%)
 Black 238
(13%)
752
(10%)
 Two or More 70
(4%)
255
(3%)
 Asian 43
(2%)
253
(3%)
 American Indian 22
(1%)
64
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 5
(0%)
34
(0%)

Desert Edge High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,264
(71%)
6,169
(81%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 372
(21%)
1,079
(14%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 138
(8%)
369
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Desert Edge High School is ranked 83rd out of 416 ranked schools in Arizona, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Desert Edge High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (28.7%) is slightly lower than the state average of 43.7%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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 Edge High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1340
2006 1597
2007 1684
2008 1525
2009 1417
2010 1488
2011 1497
2012 1546
2013 1630
2014 1744
2015 1774

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 24.1
2006 20.4
2007 21.1
2008 20.1
2009 20.1
2010 20.9
2011 21.5
2012 22.8
2013 22.1
2014 21.6
2015 21.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.32910447761194
2006 0.30181590482154
2007 0.33610451306413
2008 0.39016393442623
2009 0.016231474947071
2010 0.011424731182796
2011 0.010688042752171
2012 0.47865459249677
2013 0.49079754601227
2014 0.50516055045872
2015 0.28748590755355

Compare Desert Edge High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
2,016.7% 20.2:1
 
2,130.0% 21.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 28.7%
 
State Average 43.7%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

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