Pioneer Elementary School

Pioneer Elementary School serves 554 students in grades PK - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the AZ average of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 59%.
Pioneer Elementary School operates within the Gilbert Unified School District.

School Overview

The student population of 554 students has declined by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 37 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-8
Total Students 554 students
Pioneer Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Pioneer Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 37 teachers
Pioneer Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Pioneer Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.48 is more than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AZ) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 23:1
Pioneer Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
American Indian
1%
5%
Pioneer Elementary School American Indian Students (1991-2014)
Asian
2%
3%
Pioneer Elementary School Asian Students (1989-2014)
Hispanic
21%
44%
Pioneer Elementary School Black Students (1988-2014)
Black
3%
5%
Pioneer Elementary School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
69%
41%
Pioneer Elementary School White Students (1988-2014)
Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Pioneer Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2014)
Two or more races
3%
2%
Pioneer Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2012-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Pioneer Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown AZ All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.48 0.42
Pioneer Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a
36%
Pioneer Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2003-2013)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a
14%
Pioneer Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2003-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 37,804 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $7,815 is less than the state average of $9,449. The district revenue/student has grown by 11% over four years.
The district spending/student of $7,870 is less than the state average of $8,879. The district spending/student has grown by 11% over four years.
School District Name Gilbert Unified School District
Number of Schools
Managed
43
1
Number of Students Managed 37,804 311
Gilbert Unified  School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $303 MM $3 MM
Gilbert Unified  School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $305 MM $2 MM
Gilbert Unified  School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $7,815 $9,449
Gilbert Unified  School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $7,870 $8,879
Gilbert Unified  School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Gilbert Classical Academy High School (1.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Gilbert Classical Academy Junior (1.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Challenger Basic School (0.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Gilbert Challenger Basic School
    Charter School
    0.2 miles | Grades: KG-6 | 317 students1315 North Greenfield Rd
    GilbertAZ 85234
    (480)830-1750
    0.2KG-6317
  • MesaHillcrest Academy
    Charter School
    0.4 miles | Grades: KG-8 | 86 students4710 East Baseline Rd
    MesaAZ 85206
    (480)325-8950
    0.4KG-886
  • GilbertVal Vista Lakes Elementary School
    1 miles | Grades: PK-6 | 541 students1030 North Blue Grotto Dr
    GilbertAZ 85234
    (480)926-6301
    1PK-6541
  • GilbertSonoma Ranch Elementary School
    1.2 miles | Grades: PK-6 | 544 students601 North Key Biscayne
    GilbertAZ 85234
    (480)497-3300
    1.2PK-6544
  • MesaFranklin At Brimhall Elementary School
    1.4 miles | Grades: KG-6 | 862 students4949 East Southern Ave
    MesaAZ 85206
    (480)472-2600
    1.4KG-6862

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