Desert Spirit School

7355 West Orangewood, Glendale, AZ 85303 | (623) 237-4000
  • Grades: PK-8
  • Student Enrollment: 926
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5 out of 5 | 4 Reviews
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 7355 W. Orangewood, Glendale, AZ 85303
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: 926
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 47.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 19.7
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 487 (52.6%)
  • Females: 439 (47.4%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 72 (7.8%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 738 (79.7%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 810 (87.5%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Desert Spirit School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian181.9%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Desert Spirit School
  Number Percent
1st Grade11812.7%
2nd Grade10811.7%
3rd Grade9610.4%
4th Grade919.8%
5th Grade10611.4%
6th Grade10911.8%
7th Grade9910.7%
8th Grade869.3%
Faculty Educational Background (2006-07)
  • Teachers with a Bachelor's Degree: 48%
  • Teachers with a Master's Degree or Higher:53%
Faculty Salary and Experience (2006-2007)
  • Average Teaching Experience: 8 Years
  • Average Salary: $41,846
Teacher Experience by Number of Years
Desert Spirit School Teacher Experience in Years
  Salary Percent
1-5 Years of Teaching Experience$36,58058%
More Than 5 Years of Teaching Experience$48,97043%
Source: AZ Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Overall Rating: 5

5 out of 5 | 4 Reviews
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4 reviews for Desert Spirit School

  • Reviewed by Former Student on November 03, 2011
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • I Love This School! It Is Fun And Cool! I Would Never Switch Schools For Any Reasons What So Ever!
  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on April 05, 2010
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • This is the BEST School in the area. We been here for 7 years. The staff is awsome
  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on August 03, 2009
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • me gusta esa escuela para mis hijos,a mi en lo personal me gustaria que pusieran uniforme para los niƱos.gracias
  • Reviewed by Student on June 19, 2008
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • This school is the best out of all the other schools. I've been in this school for 4 years this is going to to be my 5th year i am so HAPPY because THIS is going TO be my 5 th year at this school

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