Desert Foothills Middle School



Desert Foothills Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Desert Foothills Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 344
8 349
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Desert Foothills Middle School is a public high school of the Washington Elementary School District located in Phoenix, AZ. It has 693 students in grades 7th through 8th. It has a student teacher ratio of 24.0 to 1.

Total Students: 693
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 24:1
Full Time Teachers: 28.85

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Desert Foothills Middle School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 368
(53%)
1,280
(53%)
 Female 325
(47%)
1,154
(47%)

Desert Foothills Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 337
(49%)
863
(35%)
 Hispanic 254
(37%)
1,180
(48%)
 Black 35
(5%)
170
(7%)
 Two or More 22
(3%)
63
(3%)
 Asian 22
(3%)
75
(3%)
 American Indian 20
(3%)
75
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 3
(0%)
8
(0%)

Desert Foothills Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 693
(100%)
2,088
(86%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
45
(2%)
 Not Eligible 0
(0%)
301
(12%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Desert Foothills Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (100.0%) is significantly 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 Foothills Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 805
2006 755
2007 777
2008 744
2009 692
2010 671
2011 685
2012 678
2013 651
2014 660
2015 693

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19.3
2006 18.8
2007 22
2008 18.2
2009 18
2010 18.4
2011 20
2012 19.9
2013 18.6
2014 20.4
2015 24

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.48571428571429
2006 0.42384105960265
2007 0.45302445302445
2008 0.50940860215054
2009 0.39017341040462
2010 0.54992548435171
2011 0.60583941605839
2012 0.65339233038348
2013 0.61597542242704
2014 0.55909090909091
2015 1

Compare Desert Foothills Middle School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
2,016.7% 20.2:1
 
2,400.0% 24.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 43.7%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 100.0%
 

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