Desert Star

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5/10
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Reviews
34
Grades
K-8
Students
700
Type
Public
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This school is rated about average in school quality compared to other schools in the state. Students here perform about average on state tests, ... More

Academics
5/10
Test scores
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Test scores at this school are about the same as the state average, though still below the top-performing schools in the state. Because test scores in some states are so low, many students at this school may not be performing at grade level.


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Subject
% Proficient
Science
54%
State avg: 53%
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Math
29%
State avg: 38%
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English
35%
State avg: 38%
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Student progress
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Equity
Environment
Students
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Hispanic
45%
White
34%
Black
15%
Asian
3%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander
1%
American Indian/Alaska Native
1%
Two or more races
<1%
Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
23 :1
State avg: 21 :1
Percent of teachers with 3 or more years experience
66%
State avg: 85%
% of full time teachers who are certified
100%
State avg: 95%
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Neighborhood
2131 South 157th Avenue
Goodyear, AZ 85338
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Last modified: May 17, 2017
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