Desert Sun Elementary School

27880 North 64th St, Scottsdale, AZ 85262 | (480) 575-2021
  • Grades: PK-5
  • Student Enrollment: 443
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School Description

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Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: P O Box 426, Cave Creek, AZ 85327
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
School District Details
  • Cave Creek Unified District
  • Per-Pupil Spending: $7,444
  • Graduation Rate: 83.6%
  • Dropout Rate: 1.8%
  • Students Per Teacher: 20.5
  • Enrolled Students: 5,853

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 443
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 27.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 16.4
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 228 (51.5%)
  • Females: 215 (48.5%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 5 (1.1%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 52 (11.7%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 57 (12.9%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Desert Sun Elementary School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian10.2%
Black71.6%
Asian153.4%
Hispanic5512.4%
White36582.4%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Desert Sun Elementary School
  Number Percent
Pre-Kindergarten429.5%
Kindergarten6514.7%
1st Grade7316.5%
2nd Grade7015.8%
3rd Grade6314.2%
4th Grade6915.6%
5th Grade6113.8%
Faculty Educational Background (2006-07)
  • Teachers with a Bachelor's Degree: 71%
  • Teachers with a Master's Degree or Higher:29%
Faculty Salary and Experience (2006-2007)
  • Average Teaching Experience: 12 Years
  • Average Salary: $48,081
Teacher Experience by Number of Years
Desert Sun Elementary School Teacher Experience in Years
  Salary Percent
1-5 Years of Teaching Experience$36,30013%
More Than 5 Years of Teaching Experience$49,76488%
Source: AZ Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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