PROFICIENCY 18% 53% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
23%Palmdale Elementary

Desert Rose Elementary is a school servicing grades KG to 6 and is located in the district of "Palmdale Elementary" in Palmdale, CA. There are a total of 985 students and 36 teachers at Desert Rose Elementary, for a student to teacher ratio of 28 to 1. There are a total of 757 free lunch students and 75 reduced lunch students.

Desert Rose Elementary has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 18.0%, which is 53% lower than the California average.


Student/Teacher ratio28:1
Free lunch757
Reduced lunch75


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 Rose Elementary, 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 Rose Elementary race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian n/a 11.5% 24.1% 51.1%
African American n/a 15.8% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian n/a 2.1% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino n/a 66.3% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan n/a 1.1% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian n/a 0.3% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial n/a 2.9% 3.1% 3.1%

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Palmdale demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)5,64323291
Median age30.436.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)57%52%55%
Speak English80%56%79%
Speak Spanish18%29%13%

Education level achieved in Palmdale

Completed 8th grade76.5%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school75.0%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college45.2%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree22.7%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors12.0%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters6.3%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.8%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.6%1.3%
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