Desert Vista High School



Desert Vista High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Desert Vista 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
9 782
10 762
11 770
12 732

Desert Vista High School is a public high school of the Tempe Union High School District located in Phoenix, AZ. It has 3,046 students in grades 9th through 12th. Desert Vista High School is the 12th largest public high school in Arizona and the 246th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 24.0 to 1.

Total Students: 3,046
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 24:1
Full Time Teachers: 127
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 246th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Arizona: 12th out of 659
Student/Teacher Rank in Arizona: 230th out of 276
Full Time Teacher Rank in Arizona: 16th out of 276

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Desert Vista High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 1,528
(50%)
6,895
(49%)
 Male 1,518
(50%)
7,096
(51%)

Desert Vista High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,898
(62%)
5,752
(41%)
 Hispanic 473
(16%)
4,727
(34%)
 Asian 261
(9%)
728
(5%)
 Black 205
(7%)
1,568
(11%)
 Two or More 144
(5%)
549
(4%)
 American Indian 53
(2%)
585
(4%)
 Pacific Islander 12
(0%)
82
(1%)

Desert Vista High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 3,031
(100%)
13,821
(99%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 12
(0%)
135
(1%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 3
(0%)
35
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Desert Vista High School is ranked 363rd out of 416 ranked schools in Arizona, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Desert Vista High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (0.5%) is significantly 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 Vista High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 2935
2006 2927
2007 2933
2008 2917
2009 2884
2010 2923
2011 2974
2012 3014
2013 3064
2014 3037
2015 3046

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 22.8
2006 22.9
2007 23.3
2008 22.8
2009 23.7
2010 24.1
2011 23.9
2012 23.3
2013 23
2014 23.3
2015 24

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005
2006
2007 0.023525400613706
2008 0.064449777168324
2009 0.067961165048544
2010 0.05029079712624
2011 0.062205783456624
2012
2013 0.0026109660574413
2014 0.002634178465591
2015 0.004924491135916

Compare Desert Vista High 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
This School 0.5%
 
State Average 43.7%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

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