Arizona Desert Elementary School
9 May 2023 / by Crystal Brown
About Arizona Desert Elementary School
Arizona Desert Elementary School is an elementary school located in the heart of the beautiful Arizona desert. The school is part of the Phoenix Union High School District, and serves students from kindergarten through fifth grade. The school is committed to providing its students with a quality education in a safe and nurturing environment.
At Arizona Desert Elementary, students are encouraged to explore their interests and develop their skills in a variety of areas. The school offers a wide range of extracurricular activities, including music, art, physical education, and technology. The school also offers a wide range of after-school programs, including sports and clubs.
The school is committed to providing a safe and supportive learning environment for all of its students. The school has a zero-tolerance policy for bullying and other forms of harassment. The school also has a variety of resources available to students and parents, including a health clinic, a counseling center, and a library.
Arizona Desert Elementary is a great place for students to learn and grow. The school offers a variety of programs and activities to help students reach their fullest potential. With its commitment to providing a safe and supportive learning environment, Arizona Desert Elementary is the perfect place for students to thrive.
8803 W Van Buren St
Tolleson, AZ 85353
Pre-K – 8
Overview Arizona Desert Elementary School
Arizona Desert Elementary School serves 618 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Arizona Desert Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 17% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 32%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 27% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 39%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is equal to the Arizona state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arizona state average of 64% (majority Hispanic).
Verdict on Arizona Desert Elementary School
Arizona Desert Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,854 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.The diversity score of Arizona Desert Elementary School is 0.31, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.65. The school’s diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.