Desert Palms Elementary School

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11441 N 55th Ave

Glendale, AZ 85304

(623) 412-4600

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Grades: PK - 8

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 600

Students Per Teacher: 16

Parent Reviews

19 Parent Reviews for Desert Palms Elementary School

Wonderful, progressive School, great Library, good PTSA. I Feel blessed to have my Child attend here! Yay DP!

Posted by a parent on 11/23/14

Desert Palms has some real potential...sure, it is in a neighborhood where the income level is quite low, several family members have been incarcerated, and many of the children appear to be raising themselves. The parents are quick to criticize the teachers but most don't take the time to get involved, ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 12/13/13

Maybe they are trying, but they are nothing like the wonderful schools in the Peoria Unified School District. My five children, myself and my husband have been in the Peoria school district all our 38 years. We have attended between us eight different elementary and high schools all in the Peoria district. ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/23/12

My children have been at this school for the past two years. I have had the pleasure of working with wonderful teachers in the 4th, 5th, and 8th. grade. I feel that my children are challenged and their teachers have a genuine interest in their education. My son has since graduated and my daughters are ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 07/08/12

My children have gone/going from kindergarten thru 8th grade at Desert Palms. I have never seen a staff that works so hard and puts in extra time for their students. With an influx of ELL students and lower income students over the past few years, there is a greater weight of responsibility of these ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 01/08/12

desert palms students and parents---GET OUT!!!! Bad Teachers!!!!! We left that neighborhood and will nnever go back.

Posted by a parent on 11/17/11

My kids have been there one year only and I think this school has hurt my youngest rather then helped him.The third grade teacher was horrible. I not sure she is thete to teach but, acts like she is God. Other children have been treated just Ok.. Trying one more year only.

Posted by a parent on 08/04/11

My son went to DP for 2yrs. I am very unhappy with this school. It is a very low income school. The school doesn't do half of what some of the other Peoria schools do. We are moving this year specifially to get him out of this school. My son is a straight A student, had some issues with bullying. ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 06/16/11

I was happy with DP until this year. I agree some teachers do not belong there. Lately I have not seen anyone care for the education of my childern or being concern, i feel the most concern is them having these kids fail instead of helping or showing concern. Giving more postive feedback rather then ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 04/23/11

This school is good but my concern is when a child is choked several times in one day by another student and them harassed by the students shouldnt the students get in trouble for that. That is the experience my child went through there. I would think that the teacher or principle would call me to ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 12/01/10

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Test scores for Desert Palms Elementary School

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Test Year: 2012
Desert Palms Elementary School
Peoria Unified School 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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Glendale schools — Desert Palms Elementary School is located at 11441 N 55th Ave, Glendale AZ 85304. 11441 N 55th Ave is in the 85304 ZIP code in Glendale, AZ The school district for Desert Palms Elementary School is the Peoria Unified School District. Desert Palms Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels PK - 8.
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