Desert Trails Elementary School

310 East Lisa Drive, Chaparral, NM 88021
(505) 882-6203

(out of 10)

Public Grades K-6 816 students 14 students/teacher (NM avg is 15)

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About this school

Desert Trails Elementary School is a public middle school in Chaparral. 816 students go to Desert Trails Elementary School and identify mostly as Hispanic; White, non-Hispanic; and Black, non-Hispanic. 100% of the 816 students here get reduced lunch prices. The ratio of students to teachers at Desert Trails Elementary School is 14:1. Chaparral Middle School is one of the nearest middle schools.

Extracurricular activities


  • Chorus
  • Computer arts
  • Dance
  • Drawing painting
  • Theater drama

Languages Taught

  • Spanish


  • Basketball
  • P.E. classes
  • Soccer
  • Track

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Hispanic 97% 96%
White, non-Hispanic 3% 3%
Black, non-Hispanic 0.4% 0%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.1% 0%
Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Multiracial 0% 0%
Asian 0% %
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% 0%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 100% 99%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (3 years ago)

    The school is great! The teachers are dedicated to their students education and with the new principals I feel welcome and comfortable at the school. I know my child is at the right school!

  • (6 years ago)

    Desert Trail is a school that provides students with opportunities and considers their needs. The teacher continue doing their best to improve their students education.

  • (7 years ago)

    Desert Trail Elementary has dedicated teachers who work hard to help students.

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