Desert Horizon Elementary School

8525 West Osborn Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85037 | (623) 772-2215
  • Grades: PK-8
  • Student Enrollment: 869
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3 out of 5 | 1 Review
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 8525 West Osborn Road, Phoenix, AZ 85037
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: 869
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 42.8
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 20.3
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 446 (51.3%)
  • Females: 423 (48.7%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 100 (11.5%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 636 (73.2%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 736 (84.7%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Desert Horizon Elementary School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian192.2%
Black475.4%
Asian40.5%
Hispanic73184.1%
White687.8%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Desert Horizon Elementary School
  Number Percent
Pre-Kindergarten70.8%
Kindergarten9410.8%
1st Grade10612.2%
2nd Grade8710.0%
3rd Grade10712.3%
4th Grade10512.1%
5th Grade9510.9%
6th Grade10612.2%
7th Grade839.6%
8th Grade799.1%
Faculty Educational Background (2006-07)
  • Teachers with a Bachelor's Degree: 74%
  • Teachers with a Master's Degree or Higher:26%
Faculty Salary and Experience (2006-2007)
  • Average Teaching Experience: 5 Years
  • Average Salary: $41,487
Teacher Experience by Number of Years
Desert Horizon Elementary School Teacher Experience in Years
  Salary Percent
1-5 Years of Teaching Experience$39,47372%
More Than 5 Years of Teaching Experience$46,60028%
Source: AZ Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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1 review for Desert Horizon Elementary School

  • Reviewed by Student on February 05, 2009
  • Rating: 3 (3 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • this school is a pretty school but striked!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! well im out peace!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!111

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