PROFICIENCY 37% 4% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
43%Marana Unified District
45%Picture Rocks
36%Arizona

Desert Winds Elementary School is a school servicing grades KG to 5 and is located in the district of "Marana Unified District" in Picture Rocks, AZ. There are a total of 372 students and 27 teachers at Desert Winds Elementary School, for a student to teacher ratio of 14 to 1. There are a total of 253 free lunch students and 38 reduced lunch students.

Desert Winds Elementary School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 37.0%, which is 4% higher than the Arizona average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students372
Teachers27
Student/Teacher ratio14:1
Free lunch253
Reduced lunch38

 

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 Winds 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

GradeProficiency
All35-39%
335-39%
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All35-39%
335-39%
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
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.

Desert Winds Elementary School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictArizonaNational
White 62.9% 57.1% 40.8% 51.1%
Black 1.1% 2.3% 5.1% 15.9%
Asian 0.5% 2.4% 2.8% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 27.1% 33.5% 43.8% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 1.9% 1.4% 4.9% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.5% 0.4% 0.4% 0.4%
Multiracial 6.0% 2.8% 2.2% 3.1%

Picture Rocks demographics profile

StatisticPicture RocksArizonaNational
Population40,2217,278,717328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)3326591
Median age37.937.137.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)69%53%55%
Speak English82%73%79%
Speak Spanish13%20%13%

Education level achieved in Picture Rocks

IndexPicture RocksArizonaNational
Completed 8th grade92.8%83.7%84.3%
Completed high school92.4%82.2%83.0%
Completed some college76.9%62.0%59.4%
Completed associate degree52.9%36.5%38.5%
Completed bachelors42.5%28.0%30.3%
Completed masters15.6%10.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree4.1%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.0%1.2%1.3%
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Source: The Desert Winds Elementary School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.