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Desert Vista Elementary School (leave a review)
Contact Information

+1 (480) 677-7510

3701 E Broadway

Apache Junction, Arizona


About Desert Vista Elementary School
Prekindergarten - 6th Grade

Desert Vista Elementary School is located in the Apache Junction Unified District of the state of Arizona. It is one of 8 schools in its district.

Desert Vista Elementary School is a regular school, specialising in Prekindergarten to 6th Grade. Compared to other schools in Arizona, this is a relatively large school since it has an enrolment of 785 students.

In recent years, the number of teachers has remained static while the pupil population has remained static in a similar timeframe.

An average teaching salary at Desert Vista Elementary School is $35,012, which is lower than the Arizona state average of $43,752.

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Funding per pupil


Title I eligible school

School-wide program

Title I provides extra money to schools that have a large number of students from low income families. Roughly 50,000 schools receive money through Title I.

Free lunches


Reduced price lunches


The National School Lunch Program (NSLP) provides free and reduced price meals for students. In 2016, 30.4 million children received meals through the program.

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Nearby Schools Compared
SchoolNumber of pupilsFunding per pupilPupils per teacherAverage teacher salaryDiversity index
Desert Vista Elementary School 785$5,83220$35,0120.51
Excalibur Charter School (2.76 miles) 0
Avalon Elementary (2.76 miles) 327$7,914$33,3320.53
Four Peaks Elementary School (2.81 miles) 766$6,19619$38,3900.53
Apache Trail High School (2.92 miles) 140$4,623$33,9210.43
Evit - Apache Junction High School (3.44 miles) 0

Desert Vista Elementary School

Number of pupils785
Funding per pupil$5,832
Pupils per teacher20
Average teacher salary$35,012
Diversity index0.51

Excalibur Charter School (2.76 miles)

Number of pupils0
Funding per pupil
Pupils per teacher
Average teacher salary
Diversity index

Avalon Elementary (2.76 miles)

Number of pupils327
Funding per pupil$7,914
Pupils per teacher
Average teacher salary$33,332
Diversity index0.53

Four Peaks Elementary School (2.81 miles)

Number of pupils766
Funding per pupil$6,196
Pupils per teacher19
Average teacher salary$38,390
Diversity index0.53

Apache Trail High School (2.92 miles)

Number of pupils140
Funding per pupil$4,623
Pupils per teacher
Average teacher salary$33,921
Diversity index0.43

Evit - Apache Junction High School (3.44 miles)

Number of pupils0
Funding per pupil
Pupils per teacher
Average teacher salary
Diversity index
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Nearest Schools
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Rankings within Arizona
There are 2,414 schools in Arizona. Rankings don't always go up to 2,414 because some schools have missing data.
405thlargest school
383rdhighest number of FTE teachers
1890thlowest pupil-teacher ratio
1556thhighest average teaching salary
464thhighest proportion of free lunch eligible pupils
394thhighest proportion of reduced-price lunch eligible pupils
941sthighest diversity index
940thhighest funding per pupil
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Minimum Instructional Days and Hours

Prekindergarten: 2 hours

1st Grade - 3rd Grade: 4 hours

4th Grade - 6th Grade: 4.9 hours

Kindergarten: 180 days

1st Grade - 11th Grade: 180 days

12th Grade: 180 days

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