Desert Sage Elementary School

Serves grades PK - 5

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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
9325 West Mossywood Street
Boise, ID 83709
Phone
(208) 350-4020
District
JOINT SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 2
County
ADA COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
622
Classroom Teachers
37

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Idaho

5

(10 is best)

Better than 47.7% of ID schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

6

(10 is best)

Desert Sage Elementary School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 3

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 41 51
Proficiency in Reading 44 50
Proficiency in Math 37 52

Grade 4

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 54 49
Proficiency in Reading 55 51
Proficiency in Math 52 48

Grade 5

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 42 49
Proficiency in Reading 49 55
Proficiency in Math 35 43

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 17.03
AVG FOR DISTRICT 19.64
AVG FOR STATE 18.36
AVG FOR NATION 16.50
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade pk 27 4.3%
Kindergarten 122 19.6%
Grade 1 103 16.6%
Grade 2 106 17.0%
Grade 3 98 15.8%
Grade 4 81 13.0%
Grade 5 85 13.7%
Total 622 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 68.2% 84.3% 77.6%
Black 4.6% 1.6% 1.1%
Hispanic 20.4% 11.0% 18.4%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 3.9% 2.2% 1.3%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 2.9% 0.9% 1.6%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 61.9% 26.3% 45.8%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 55.0% 21.6% 36.1%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 6.9% 4.7% 9.7%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 212,855 1,754,208
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 573.2 20
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 6.7% 6.9%
5-19 YEARS OLD 23.2% 22.1%
20-44 YEARS OLD 31.6% 32.1%
45-64 YEARS OLD 25.4% 24.3%
65 OR OLDER 13.1% 14.6%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 75,534 622,344
Single Parent Households With Children 8.0% 9.1%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 95.0% 90.2%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 35.5% 26.8%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 12.1% 6.9%
$100,000 - $149,999 16.7% 11.9%
$75,000 - $99,999 15.2% 12.3%
$50,000 - $74,999 21.0% 20.1%
$30,000 - $49,999 16.7% 21.2%
$15,000 - $29,999 10.1% 15.9%
$15,000 or less 8.1% 11.8%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $3,680 $137,812,320 53.4%
Support Expenditures
Student $398 $14,904,702 5.8%
Staff $310 $11,609,190 4.5%
General Administration $40 $1,497,960 0.6%
School Administration $344 $12,882,456 5.0%
Operation $588 $22,020,012 8.5%
Transportation $261 $9,774,189 3.8%
Other $190 $7,115,310 2.8%
Total Support $2,131 $79,803,819 30.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,083 $40,557,267 15.7%
Total Expenditures $6,895 $258,210,855 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $4,161 $1,237,770,786 55.9%
Support Expenditures
Student $379 $112,784,654 5.1%
Staff $330 $98,211,790 4.4%
General Administration $168 $49,946,920 2.3%
School Administration $404 $120,276,268 5.4%
Operation $655 $194,946,025 8.8%
Transportation $320 $95,037,888 4.3%
Other $174 $51,655,071 2.3%
Total Support $2,430 $722,916,695 32.7%
Non-instructional Expenditures $847 $251,973,745 11.4%
Total Expenditures $7,439 $2,212,665,331 100.0%
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%