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Desert Star Community School

Desert Star Community School is a coeducational public charter school for students in grades Kindergarten through 8.

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Education Quality
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Cost Of Living
Institution Type: Public Setting: Rural

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Desert Star Community School's Full Profile

Overview

Overview

Curriculum

Waldorf inspired curriculum, emphasizing multiculturalism.

Finance

Finance

Public charter schools are supported through lower levels of direct, public funding, as well as though private subsidies. As with district public schools, they do not charge tuition to students who attend them.

Academics

Academics

Adequate Yearly Progress

AYP was Met Overall for the year 2012.

AYP for Attendance was Met for the year 2012.

AYP is a measurement defined by the United States federal No Child Left Behind Act that allows the U.S. Department of Education to determine how every public school and school district in the country is performing academically according to results on standardized tests.

Students and Faculty

Students and Faculty

Enrollment Data

Total Enrollment 116
Enrollment By Grade
Grade Number of Students
Kindergarten 22
1 22
2 16
3 11
4 23
5 10
6 12

Desert Star Community School's relatively variable enrollment profile may offer insights into student retention rates, local population changes, real estate costs, and the accessibility of alternative educational options. to find out more about the specific factors influencing Desert Star Community School's enrollment numbers.

Gender 41% Male / 59% Female
Socioeconomic Diversity

60% of students qualify for a free or reduced price school lunch at Desert Star Community School.

Student Diversity
Percentage of Student Body
White 84%
Multi-racial 5%
Hispanic/Latino 8%
Black or African American 2%
Asian 2%
American Indian or Alaska Native 2%
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