PROFICIENCY 43% 19% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
48%Peoria Unified School District

Desert Valley Elementary School is a school servicing grades KG to 8 and is located in the district of "Peoria Unified School District" in Glendale, AZ. There are a total of 557 students and 31 teachers at Desert Valley Elementary School, for a student to teacher ratio of 18 to 1. There are a total of 205 free lunch students and 49 reduced lunch students.

Desert Valley Elementary School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 42.5%, which is 19% higher than the Arizona average.


Student/Teacher ratio18:1
Free lunch205
Reduced lunch49


Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Desert Valley Elementary School, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

High Schooln/a

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Desert Valley Elementary School race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 59.8% 57.0% 40.8% 51.1%
African American 6.1% 4.6% 5.1% 15.9%
Asian 2.2% 2.6% 2.8% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 29.0% 30.3% 43.8% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.3% 0.9% 4.9% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.4% 0.4% 0.4%
Multiracial 2.6% 4.2% 2.2% 3.1%

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Glendale demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)4,0345791
Median age33.937.137.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)48%53%55%
Speak English68%73%79%
Speak Spanish24%20%13%

Education level achieved in Glendale

Completed 8th grade80.3%83.7%84.3%
Completed high school78.6%82.2%83.0%
Completed some college55.7%62.0%59.4%
Completed associate degree29.9%36.5%38.5%
Completed bachelors21.3%28.0%30.3%
Completed masters7.4%10.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.8%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.6%1.2%1.3%
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Source: The Desert Valley Elementary School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.
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