PROFICIENCY n/a equal to state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
0%WASHOE COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT
0%Reno
37%Nevada

Desert Heights Elementary School is a school servicing grades PK to 6 and is located in the district of "WASHOE COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT" in Reno, NV. There are a total of 506 students and 33 teachers at Desert Heights Elementary School, for a student to teacher ratio of 16 to 1. There are a total of 487 free lunch students and 3 reduced lunch students.

Desert Heights Elementary School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of n/a, which is equal to the Nevada average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students506
Teachers33
Student/Teacher ratio16:1
Free lunch487
Reduced lunch3

 

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 Heights 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
Alln/a
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
Alln/a
3n/a
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.

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Desert Heights Elementary School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictNevadaNational
Caucasian 40.8% 46.3% 35.9% 51.1%
African American 3.9% 2.5% 9.9% 15.9%
Asian 1.4% 4.5% 5.6% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 40.2% 38.6% 40.5% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.4% 1.6% 1.1% 1.2%
Hawaiian 5.7% 1.0% 1.4% 0.4%
Multiracial 7.6% 5.4% 5.6% 3.1%

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Reno demographics profile

StatisticRenoNevadaNational
Population94,7182,839,172318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)2,6482591
Median age37.537.537.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)55%51%55%
Speak English74%70%79%
Speak Spanish21%21%13%

Education level achieved in Reno

IndexRenoNevadaNational
Completed 8th grade82.9%82.3%84.3%
Completed high school81.7%81.4%83.0%
Completed some college58.8%57.1%59.4%
Completed associate degree32.0%31.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors22.6%23.2%30.3%
Completed masters7.2%7.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.6%2.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.6%0.9%1.3%
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Source: The Desert Heights Elementary School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.