Desert Valley Elementary School

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12901 N 63rd Ave

Glendale, AZ 85304

(623) 412-4750

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Grades: K - 8

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 600

Students Per Teacher: 20

Parent Reviews

26 Parent Reviews for Desert Valley Elementary School

This is, by far, the BEST school any of my children have attended! The warm feeling when you walk in is AWESOME - those front office ladies are THE BEST!! Teachers go above and beyond to help students and parents. The administration is very helpful too! (Administrators are quite busy but will always ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 06/27/14

We transferred our child to the school after friends recommended it to us. Bullying is prevalent at the school and no one seems to do anything about it. When bullying is reported both the bully and the student victim receive the same punishment. There is little or no supervision during lunch in the cafeteria ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 04/29/14

An excellent school which I recommend to all people I know , amazing staff the front office , principal and teachers . My son was behind in reading and now he is a realy good reader . Special thanks to his teacher mrs Watson and the reading specialist mrs rose .

Posted by a parent on 04/24/14

This is a great school. I cant for the the IB program to start, I hope the are accepted.

Posted by a parent on 04/24/14

Desert Valley. There has been issues with this school for sometime. The acedemics are fine but concern over students is quite poor. My child has been alienated from the class they were assigned due to learning disability. Unwilling to understand and take the time to help, my child has been trying to ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 03/26/14

I definitely could not recommend this school based on our experiences. We switched our 4th grader to this school on glowing recommendations from parents whose children had attended Desert Valley throughout their elementary years. The teacher's method is not age-appropriate and does not accommodate ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 03/17/14

I give this school an A+ rating. The teachers and all other staff members are great. They listen to my children and I when we are having issues and are very nurturing. If they do not have answers they find the information for me. I have two children with learning disabilities and the teachers are ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 10/11/13

My son attends Desert Valley Elementary School and has since Kindergarten. The Admin, Teachers and Staff here are AMAZING - they are some of the most helpful and friendly I have ever met! They truly care about kids and know the children by name. I love how they are always eager to assist me no matter ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 03/18/13

We wanted to give this school a chance and tried for several years, but we were continually let down. The same rules were not enforced for everyone. Communication was very poor. Supervision on the buses was practically nonexistent. Bullying was prevalent. When I complained about the bullying I was ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/27/12

I couldn't be happier. My son has been at Desert Valley K - 3rd so far and WOW the teachers have been amazing. The staff/parent support in this school is beyond measure. Keep up the great work teaching / loving our children.

Posted by a parent on 03/30/11

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Test scores for Desert Valley Elementary School

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Test Year: 2012
Desert Valley 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 Valley Elementary School is located at 12901 N 63rd Ave, Glendale AZ 85304. 12901 N 63rd Ave is in the 85304 ZIP code in Glendale, AZ The school district for Desert Valley Elementary School is the Peoria Unified School District. Desert Valley Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels K - 8.
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