Desert Mountain High School



Desert Mountain High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Desert Mountain 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
9 578
10 568
11 561
12 565

Desert Mountain High School is a public high school of the Scottsdale Unified School District located in Scottsdale, AZ. It has 2,272 students in grades 9th through 12th. Desert Mountain High School is the 34th largest public high school in Arizona and the 874th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 22.3 to 1.

Total Students: 2,272
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 22.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 102

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Desert Mountain High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 1,144
(50%)
4,783
(49%)
 Male 1,128
(50%)
4,915
(51%)

Desert Mountain High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,816
(80%)
6,488
(67%)
 Asian 212
(9%)
481
(5%)
 Hispanic 170
(7%)
1,993
(21%)
 Black 58
(3%)
404
(4%)
 American Indian 11
(0%)
242
(2%)
 Two or More 3
(0%)
66
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
24
(0%)

Desert Mountain High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 2,118
(93%)
7,260
(75%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 116
(5%)
2,066
(21%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 38
(2%)
372
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Desert Mountain High School is ranked 211th out of 0 ranked schools in Arizona, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Desert Mountain High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (6.8%) is significantly lower than the state average of 45.3%. 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 Mountain High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 2449
2006 2143
2007 2433
2008 2334
2009 2353
2010 2327
2011 2304
2012 2272

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 20.9
2006 18.2
2007 19.5
2008 20.7
2009 21.8
2010 22.8
2011 19.5
2012 22.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.019599836668028
2006 0.049463369108726
2007 0.045211672831895
2008 0.045844044558698
2009 0.054823629409265
2010 0.06059303824667
2011 0.064236111111111
2012 0.067781690140845

Compare Desert Mountain High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,948.4% 19.5:1
 
2,230.0% 22.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 6.8%
 
State Average 45.3%
 
National Average 46.8%
 

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