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Desert Vista High School (leave a review)
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+1 (480) 839-0292

16440 S 32Nd St

Phoenix, Arizona


About Desert Vista High School
9th Grade - 12th Grade

Desert Vista High School is one of 8 schools found in the Tempe Union High School District of Arizona.

Classified as a regular school, it teaches pupils from 9th Grade to 12th Grade and has an enrolment of 3,046 students - compared to other schools in Arizona, this is a relatively large school.

In recent years, the pupil population has remained static. Alongside this, the number of teachers has remained static over a similar timeframe.

At Desert Vista High School, the average teaching salary of $53,133 is higher than the Arizona state average of $43,752.

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Funding per pupil


Title I eligible school

Program not provided

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 High School 3046$5,35824$53,1330.57
Evit - Desert Vista High School (0 miles) 0
Kyrene De Los Lagos School (0.5 miles) 519$1,33918$44,8870.67
Kyrene Akimel A-Al Middle School (0.6 miles) 1074$1,08722$49,5490.66
Kyrene Monte Vista School (1.05 miles) 632$1,17720$47,6460.54
Ambassador Academy (1.62 miles) 60$10,162$36,7920.73

Desert Vista High School

Number of pupils3046
Funding per pupil$5,358
Pupils per teacher24
Average teacher salary$53,133
Diversity index0.57

Evit - Desert Vista High School (0 miles)

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

Kyrene De Los Lagos School (0.5 miles)

Number of pupils519
Funding per pupil$1,339
Pupils per teacher18
Average teacher salary$44,887
Diversity index0.67

Kyrene Akimel A-Al Middle School (0.6 miles)

Number of pupils1074
Funding per pupil$1,087
Pupils per teacher22
Average teacher salary$49,549
Diversity index0.66

Kyrene Monte Vista School (1.05 miles)

Number of pupils632
Funding per pupil$1,177
Pupils per teacher20
Average teacher salary$47,646
Diversity index0.54

Ambassador Academy (1.62 miles)

Number of pupils60
Funding per pupil$10,162
Pupils per teacher
Average teacher salary$36,792
Diversity index0.73
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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.
12thlargest school
16thhighest number of FTE teachers
2297thlowest pupil-teacher ratio
240thhighest average teaching salary
1513thhighest proportion of free lunch eligible pupils
1382ndhighest proportion of reduced-price lunch eligible pupils
569thhighest diversity index
1096thhighest funding per pupil
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Minimum Instructional Days and Hours

9th Grade - 12th Grade: 4 hours

Kindergarten: 180 days

1st Grade - 11th Grade: 180 days

12th Grade: 180 days

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