PROFICIENCY 22% 40% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
26%Gadsden Elementary District
24%San Luis

Arizona Desert Elementary School is a school servicing grades KG to 6 and is located in the district of "Gadsden Elementary District" in San Luis, AZ. There are a total of 765 students and 26 teachers at Arizona Desert Elementary School, for a student to teacher ratio of 30 to 1. There are a total of 42 free lunch students and 0 reduced lunch students.

Arizona Desert Elementary School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 21.5%, which is 40% lower than the Arizona average.


Student/Teacher ratio30:1
Free lunch42
Reduced lunch0


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 Arizona Desert 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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Arizona Desert Elementary School race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 0.0% 0.1% 40.8% 51.1%
African American 0.0% 0.0% 5.1% 15.9%
Asian 0.0% 0.1% 2.8% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 99.7% 99.5% 43.8% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.0% 0.1% 4.9% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.3% 0.1% 0.4% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.0% 0.0% 2.2% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

Rio Colorado Elementary School19%0.1San Luis, AZ
Ppep Tec - Cesar Chavez Learning Center13%0.2San Luis, AZ
San Luis Middle School23%0.3San Luis, AZ
Ed Pastor Elementary 435%0.9San Luis, AZ
San Luis High School24%1.1San Luis, AZ
Southwest Jr. High School26%1.3San Luis, AZ
Cesar Chavez Elementary21%1.6San Luis, AZ
Harvest Preparatory Academy San Luis Az20%1.7San Luis, AZ
Desert View Elementary35%1.7San Luis, AZ
Gadsden Elementary School26%3.8Gadsden, AZ
Tierra Del Sol Elementary School14%7.8Somerton, AZ
Desert Sonora Elementary School23%7.8Somerton, AZ

San Luis demographics profile

StatisticSan LuisArizonaNational
Population density (sq mi)9125791
Median age27.837.137.7
Male/Female ratio1.1:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)55%53%55%
Speak English8%73%79%
Speak Spanish92%20%13%

Education level achieved in San Luis

IndexSan LuisArizonaNational
Completed 8th grade43.2%83.7%84.3%
Completed high school40.3%82.2%83.0%
Completed some college30.6%62.0%59.4%
Completed associate degree11.4%36.5%38.5%
Completed bachelors8.1%28.0%30.3%
Completed masters1.2%10.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.3%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.2%1.3%
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Source: The Arizona Desert 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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