Desert Mesa Elementary School

2350 South Ave 7 1/2 East, Yuma, AZ 85365 | (928) 502-4352
  • Grades: PK-5
  • Student Enrollment: 719
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Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 2350 S Avenue 7 1/2 E., Yuma, AZ 85365
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: 719
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 34.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 21.2
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 375 (52.2%)
  • Females: 344 (47.8%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 73 (10.2%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 352 (49.0%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 425 (59.1%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Desert Mesa Elementary School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian40.6%
Black182.5%
Asian121.7%
Hispanic46765.0%
White21830.3%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Desert Mesa Elementary School
  Number Percent
Pre-Kindergarten233.2%
Kindergarten9513.2%
1st Grade12016.7%
2nd Grade11716.3%
3rd Grade12817.8%
4th Grade10214.2%
5th Grade13318.5%
6th Grade10.1%
Faculty Educational Background (2006-07)
  • Teachers with a Bachelor's Degree: 56%
  • Teachers with a Master's Degree or Higher:44%
Faculty Salary and Experience (2006-2007)
  • Average Teaching Experience: 8 Years
  • Average Salary: $38,277
Teacher Experience by Number of Years
Desert Mesa Elementary School Teacher Experience in Years
  Salary Percent
1-5 Years of Teaching Experience$34,16142%
More Than 5 Years of Teaching Experience$41,19359%
Source: AZ Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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