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: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
16440 S 32 Nd St
Phoenix, AZ 85048
Phone
(480) 839-0292
District
TEMPE UNION HIGH SCHOOL DISTRICT (4287)
County
MARICOPA COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
2979
Classroom Teachers
130

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Arizona

9

(10 is best)

Better than 88.4% of AZ schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

6

(10 is best)

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

Grade 9

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 57 46
Proficiency in Reading 58 40
Proficiency in Math 55 52

Grade 10

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 52 42
Proficiency in Reading 49 36
Proficiency in Math 55 48

Grade 11

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 53 44
Proficiency in Reading 54 36
Proficiency in Math 52 52

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 23.00
AVG FOR DISTRICT 21.16
AVG FOR STATE 23.26
AVG FOR NATION 16.03
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 9 725 24.3%
Grade 10 747 25.1%
Grade 11 761 25.5%
Grade 12 746 25.0%
Total 2979 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 64.0% 39.4% 38.9%
Black 5.5% 12.2% 5.6%
Hispanic 20.9% 38.3% 46.5%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 8.0% 4.9% 3.0%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 1.6% 5.2% 5.9%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 9.0% 29.0% 47.2%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 8.0% 25.8% 40.9%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 1.0% 3.3% 6.2%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 323,978 7,278,717
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 1,985.7 63
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 5.1% 6.3%
5-19 YEARS OLD 19.0% 20.0%
20-44 YEARS OLD 42.8% 33.0%
45-64 YEARS OLD 23.4% 24.1%
65 OR OLDER 9.7% 16.7%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 123,064 2,561,987
Single Parent Households With Children 9.7% 11.2%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 92.6% 86.8%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 44.7% 28.9%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 14.3% 10.6%
$100,000 - $149,999 15.7% 13.6%
$75,000 - $99,999 13.0% 12.5%
$50,000 - $74,999 18.5% 18.7%
$30,000 - $49,999 17.0% 18.8%
$15,000 - $29,999 10.8% 14.6%
$15,000 or less 10.8% 11.2%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $4,238 $57,670,704 48.4%
Support Expenditures
Student $681 $9,267,048 7.8%
Staff $466 $6,341,328 5.3%
General Administration $130 $1,769,040 1.5%
School Administration $478 $6,504,624 5.5%
Operation $1,083 $14,737,464 12.4%
Transportation $282 $3,837,456 3.2%
Other $292 $3,973,536 3.3%
Total Support $3,413 $46,444,104 39.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,103 $15,009,624 12.6%
Total Expenditures $8,753 $119,110,824 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $4,101 $4,739,754,811 46.8%
Support Expenditures
Student $588 $679,729,078 6.7%
Staff $372 $429,834,408 4.2%
General Administration $149 $172,638,369 1.7%
School Administration $430 $496,574,086 4.9%
Operation $943 $1,090,092,667 10.8%
Transportation $317 $366,834,508 3.6%
Other $342 $395,127,147 3.9%
Total Support $3,142 $3,630,812,438 35.8%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,529 $1,767,618,417 17.4%
Total Expenditures $8,772 $10,138,192,386 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,838 $346,122,956,267 50.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $679 $34,352,975,349 5.0%
Staff $546 $27,656,793,506 4.0%
General Administration $224 $11,359,077,651 1.7%
School Administration $657 $33,237,901,128 4.9%
Operation $1,054 $53,333,273,914 7.8%
Transportation $473 $23,948,272,674 3.5%
Other $420 $21,254,923,139 3.1%
Total Support $4,053 $205,142,872,671 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,612 $132,190,575,207 19.3%
Total Expenditures $13,503 $683,455,649,655 100.0%