4/10
Desert Mirage Elementary School
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This school is rated below average in school quality compared to other schools in Arizona. Students here are making below average year-over-year academic improvement, ... More this school has about average results in how well it’s serving disadvantaged students, and students perform below average on state tests.

ACADEMICS

4/10

Academic progress

How much did this school help its students improve from one year to the next? This rating compares schools with similar proficiency levels to measure student progress over time.

A worrisome sign:

Students at this school are making less academic progress from one grade to the next compared to students at other schools in the state.

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One key way the best schools help all students learn is by giving them voice and choice.

4/10

Test scores

Find out what state standardized test scores really tell you about a school – and what they don’t.

A worrisome sign:

Test scores at this school fall below the state average. This suggests that most students at this school may not be performing at grade level.


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Ask the school what it’s doing to help students who are behind. Understand what on-track learning looks like,... More and explore higher-performing schools in your area to find the best opportunities for your child to succeed.


Subject
% Proficient
Math
35%
State avg: 42%
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English
38%
State avg: 42%
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Algebra I
>98%
State avg: 43%
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Equity

5/10

Equity overview

Studies show that diversity in school leads to long-term benefits for students. Discover why!

Worth a deeper look:

Disadvantaged students at this school are performing about as well as other students in the state, but this school may still have achievement gaps.


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Does this school offer opportunity for all its students, or leave some behind? Successful schools understand how to close the achievement gap.

Student outcomes by percentile

100%
State Avg.
0%
38%
56%
Test Scores
  Low-income and underserved
minority students
  All other students
in the school

ENVIRONMENT

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Student demographics

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Hispanic
69%
White
17%
Black
6%
Asian
3%
Native American
3%
Two or more races
3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
<1%

Teachers & staff

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Students per teacher
28 :1
State avg: 20 :1
Students per counselor
723 :1
State avg: 763 :1
Percentage of teachers with 3 or more years experience
69%
State avg: 82%
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Neighborhood

8605 West Maryland Avenue
Glendale, AZ 85305
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