Desert Vista Elementary School

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3701 E Broadway Ave

Apache Junction, AZ 85119

(480) 677-7510

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Grades: K - 6

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 650

Students Per Teacher: 19

Parent Reviews

15 Parent Reviews for Desert Vista Elementary School

Well first of all the staff that we had contact with seem very confused and stressed out. Very high lack of communication. After being told by several people that our children will be going to Desert Vista, so we purchased uniforms and school supplies to prepare to start school.. Let me say We were not ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/10/11

Great school, Mrs. Mittendorf is an awesome teacher. My child is learning more than other kids do in the other school districts.

Posted by a parent on 11/05/10

When we started at this school 7 years ago it was a much diffrent school. This Mrs. Sanchez doesn't care about this school and does not treat the children or the parents with respect. she is dropping the standered every year in the 4 she has been there. The teachers are all new every year. LOTS of turn ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/13/10

Do not let this happen to your children! I m not saying do not send your children to D.V., but rather if you have a bully issue or any issue you must DEMAND proof that the issue has been resolved or that discipline has been handed out.

Posted by a parent on 07/30/10

I am dissatisfied with this school. I was a volunteer all year long and have seen many things that bothered me. My sons Kindergarten teacher was ill and had to leave. His class was always noisy and it took awhile to find a replacement. Classrooms need consistancy at this early age. Principle was always ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 06/04/10

This school is very strong in advocating for its students academically from the principal to all of the staff! Children are treated fairly and with respect. Five stars to the special education and music departments

Posted by a parent on 04/01/09

My children are new to this school and we could not be happier. They are in 1st and 3 rd grade and they love their teachers. My 1st graders is learning so much, and I owe it all to the positive influence in the classroom and of course the awesome teacher. Its's nice to know my child loves to get up ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 12/16/08

I am very happy with this school. The teachers are helpful and communicate with parents. The school is very inviting and they have a lot of great activities to involve the children.

Posted by a parent on 05/21/08

I love this school! They treat everyone the same and don't have favorites. They have an AWESOME education system!

Posted by a other on 08/28/07

I love Desert Vista both my boys go there and one had a speech problem but now he is doing great the staff there is wonderful and I wouldnt have them in any other school.

Posted by a parent on 01/19/07

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Test scores for Desert Vista Elementary School

AIMS* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
Desert Vista Elementary School
Apache Junction Unified District
* In 2011-2012 Arizona's Instrument to Measure Standards (AIMS) was used to test students in reading and mathematics in grades 3 through 8 and 10, writing in grades 5, 6, 7, and 10, and in science in grades 4, 8 and 10. AIMS is a standards-based test, which means that it measures how well students have mastered Arizona's learning standards. Students must pass the grade 10 AIMS in order to graduate. The goal is for all students to meet or exceed state standards on the test.

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Apache Junction schools — Desert Vista Elementary School is located at 3701 E Broadway Ave, Apache Junction AZ 85119. 3701 E Broadway Ave is in the 85119 ZIP code in Apache Junction, AZ The school district for Desert Vista Elementary School is the Apache Junction Unified District. Desert Vista Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels K - 6.
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