Desert Wind Elementary School

1100 Colina De Paz, El Paso, TX 79928 | (915) 937-7800
  • Grades: PK-8
  • Student Enrollment: 955
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Principal or Admin: David Solis
  • Fax: (915) 851-7840
  • Website: www.sisd.net
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 955
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 58.8
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 16.2
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 470 (49.2%)
  • Females: 485 (50.8%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 59 (6.2%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 855 (89.5%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 914 (95.7%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Desert Wind Elementary School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian10.1%
Black30.3%
Asian--
Hispanic94498.8%
White70.7%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Desert Wind Elementary School
  Number Percent
Pre-Kindergarten737.6%
Kindergarten798.3%
1st Grade848.8%
2nd Grade858.9%
3rd Grade10511.0%
4th Grade879.1%
5th Grade10110.6%
6th Grade11812.4%
7th Grade10811.3%
8th Grade11512.0%
Faculty Breakdown (2010)
Average Teacher Experience
School:
8.5
District:
9.6
State:
11.3
Percent of Teachers With 1-5 Years Experience
School:
44.7%
District:
36.7%
State:
31.0%
Percent of Teachers With 6-10 Years Experience
School:
30.9%
District:
25.3%
State:
20.3%
Percent of Teachers With 11-20 Years Experience
School:
9.0%
District:
20.4%
State:
24.4%
Percent of Teachers With Greater Than 20 Years Experience
School:
13.7%
District:
12.6%
State:
18.3%
Faculty Salary (2010)
School Administration Average Base Salary
School:
$79,974
District:
$71,998
State:
$70,209
Teacher Average Base Salary
School:
$47,738
District:
$48,320
State:
$48,263
Beginning Teacher Average Base Salary
School:
$43,263
District:
$42,915
State:
$41,165
Teacher With 1-5 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$44,457
State:
$43,527
Teacher With 6-10 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$46,093
State:
$46,149
Teacher With 11-20 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$52,071
State:
$50,153
Teacher With Greater Than 20 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$59,865
State:
$58,427
Source: TX Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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