PROFICIENCY 31% 13% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
28%Tolleson Elementary District

Arizona Desert Elementary School is a school servicing grades KG to 8 and is located in the district of "Tolleson Elementary District" in Tolleson, AZ. There are a total of 466 students and 24 teachers at Arizona Desert Elementary School, for a student to teacher ratio of 20 to 1. There are a total of 323 free lunch students and 54 reduced lunch students.

Arizona Desert Elementary School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 31.0%, which is 13% lower than the Arizona average.


Student/Teacher ratio20:1
Free lunch323
Reduced lunch54


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 6.5% 5.5% 40.8% 51.1%
African American 12.7% 10.0% 5.1% 15.9%
Asian 1.6% 1.6% 2.8% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 75.6% 80.3% 43.8% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 1.6% 0.8% 4.9% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.5% 0.3% 0.4% 0.4%
Multiracial 1.6% 1.4% 2.2% 3.1%

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Tolleson demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)1,2115791
Median age30.437.137.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)53%53%55%
Speak English33%73%79%
Speak Spanish65%20%13%

Education level achieved in Tolleson

Completed 8th grade63.2%83.7%84.3%
Completed high school60.5%82.2%83.0%
Completed some college35.9%62.0%59.4%
Completed associate degree16.5%36.5%38.5%
Completed bachelors8.8%28.0%30.3%
Completed masters1.5%10.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.2%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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