Desert Vista High School

Serves grades 9 - 12

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • Educational Environment: 2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
16440 S 32nd St
Phoenix, AZ 85048
Phone
(480) 839-0292
District
TEMPE UNION HIGH SCHOOL DISTRICT
County
MARICOPA COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
3092
Classroom Teachers
130

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Arizona

10

(10 is best)

Better than 93.8% of AZ schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

7

(10 is best)

Desert Vista High School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 10

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 51 39
Proficiency in Reading 49 32
Proficiency in Math 53 47

Grade 11

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 53 32
Proficiency in Reading 49 27
Proficiency in Math 57 37

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 23.75
AVG FOR DISTRICT 21.65
AVG FOR STATE 23.53
AVG FOR NATION 16.50
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 9 833 26.9%
Grade 10 776 25.1%
Grade 11 722 23.4%
Grade 12 761 24.6%
Total 3092 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 65.2% 41.8% 39.8%
Black 7.0% 12.1% 5.4%
Hispanic 17.6% 35.6% 45.9%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 8.6% 5.3% 2.9%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 1.7% 5.2% 6.0%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED UNREPORTED 50.9%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE UNREPORTED 41.9%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE UNREPORTED 9.0%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 316,974 7,171,646
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 1,942.8 62
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 5.2% 6.4%
5-19 YEARS OLD 19.5% 20.2%
20-44 YEARS OLD 42.5% 32.9%
45-64 YEARS OLD 23.4% 24.2%
65 OR OLDER 9.3% 16.2%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 120,170 2,537,282
Single Parent Households With Children 9.6% 11.4%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 92.5% 86.5%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 44.2% 28.4%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 13.6% 9.5%
$100,000 - $149,999 15.5% 12.9%
$75,000 - $99,999 12.7% 12.2%
$50,000 - $74,999 18.6% 18.6%
$30,000 - $49,999 16.5% 19.3%
$15,000 - $29,999 11.6% 15.4%
$15,000 or less 11.4% 12.0%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $3,925 $54,914,675 47.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $627 $8,772,357 7.5%
Staff $424 $5,932,184 5.1%
General Administration $151 $2,112,641 1.8%
School Administration $437 $6,114,067 5.2%
Operation $1,026 $14,354,766 12.3%
Transportation $264 $3,693,624 3.2%
Other $246 $3,441,786 3.0%
Total Support $3,176 $44,435,416 38.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,248 $17,460,768 14.9%
Total Expenditures $8,348 $116,796,868 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $3,947 $4,479,976,817 47.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $560 $635,904,294 6.7%
Staff $364 $413,369,427 4.4%
General Administration $146 $165,707,988 1.8%
School Administration $413 $468,972,643 5.0%
Operation $910 $1,032,493,481 10.9%
Transportation $311 $353,356,342 3.7%
Other $326 $370,534,946 3.9%
Total Support $3,031 $3,440,038,081 36.3%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,362 $1,545,485,404 16.3%
Total Expenditures $8,340 $9,465,529,748 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,187 $370,071,182,734 52.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $632 $32,552,249,701 4.6%
Staff $522 $26,871,170,551 3.8%
General Administration $218 $11,205,514,316 1.6%
School Administration $643 $33,118,729,386 4.7%
Operation $1,057 $54,423,429,117 7.7%
Transportation $497 $25,596,058,378 3.6%
Other $416 $21,407,079,047 3.0%
Total Support $3,984 $205,172,626,109 28.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,638 $135,865,864,952 19.1%
Total Expenditures $13,810 $711,111,010,069 100.0%