Pioneer Elementary School

Pioneer Elementary School serves 532 students in grades PK-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the AZ average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 58%.
Pioneer Elementary School operates within the Gilbert Unified School District.

Overview

The student population of 532 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 37 teachers has grown by 5% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-8
Total Students 532 students
Pioneer Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 37 teachers
Pioneer Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Pioneer Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.45 is less than the state average of 0.85. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AZ) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 18:1
Pioneer Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
5%
Asian
2%
3%
Pioneer Elementary School Asian (1989-2012)
Hispanic
17%
43%
Pioneer Elementary School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
3%
5%
Pioneer Elementary School Black (1990-2012)
White
72%
42%
Pioneer Elementary School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Pioneer Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Pioneer Elementary School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.45 0.85
Pioneer Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
21%
36%
Pioneer Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2003-2012)
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.
2%
11%
Pioneer Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2003-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 38,349 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Gilbert Unified School District
Number of Schools
Managed
44
1
Number of Students Managed 38,349 257
Gilbert Unified  School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $281 MM $2 MM
District Spending $358 MM $2 MM
Gilbert Unified  School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $7,252 $9,374
Gilbert Unified  School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,227 $8,323
Gilbert Unified  School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Gilbert Classical Academy High School (1.8 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Brimhall Junior High School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Challenger Basic School (0.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Gilbert Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Challenger Basic School
    Charter School
    1315 North Greenfield Rd
    Gilbert , AZ , 85234
    (480)830-1750
    Charter School
    0.2  mi  |  303  students  |  Gr.  KG-6
  • Mesa Destiny Community School
    Charter School
    4710 East Baseline Rd
    Mesa , AZ , 85206
    (480)325-8950
    Charter School
    0.4  mi  |  127  students  |  Gr.  KG-8
  • Gilbert Val Vista Lakes Elementary School
    1030 North Blue Grotto
    Gilbert , AZ , 85234
    (480)497-3452
    1  mi  |  604  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • Gilbert Sonoma Ranch Elementary School
    601 North Key Biscayne
    Gilbert , AZ , 85234
    (480)497-3452
    1.2  mi  |  577  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • Mesa Brimhall Junior High School
    4949 East Southern Ave
    Mesa , AZ , 85206
    (480)472-0200
    1.5  mi  |  668  students  |  Gr.  7-9

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Gilbert, AZ public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.43, which is higher than the Arizona average of 0.36. The most diverse school in Gilbert is Canyon Valley Junior High School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Arizona or national school diversity statistics.