Desert Valley School
9 May 2023 / by Crystal Brown
About Desert Valley School
Desert Valley School is a public school located in the heart of the desert. It is a small school with a big heart, dedicated to providing its students with a quality education. The school is committed to providing a safe, nurturing environment for its students, and to helping them become successful, productive members of society.
Desert Valley School offers a variety of educational programs, including core classes such as math, science, and English. It also offers specialized classes such as music, art, and physical education. The school also offers a wide range of extracurricular activities, including sports teams, clubs, and after-school programs.
The school is known for its excellent faculty and staff, who are dedicated to helping students reach their full potential. The teachers are experienced and knowledgeable, and the school has a strong sense of community.
Desert Valley School is a great place for students to learn, grow, and develop into independent and responsible adults. It is a place where students can be themselves and explore their interests.
1066 Marina Blvd
Bullhead City, AZ 86442
K – 4
Overview Desert Valley School
Desert Valley School serves 459 students in grades Kindergarten-4.
Desert Valley School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25-29% (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 25-29% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 39%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Arizona state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 61% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arizona state average of 64% (majority Hispanic).
Verdict on Desert Valley School
Desert Valley 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 Desert Valley School is 0.53, 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.