Gadsden Elementary School District

All
(9)
All
(9)
 
Middle
(2)
Middle
(2)
 
Elementary
(7)
Elementary
(7)
 
Pre-K
(2)
Pre-K
(2)
 
For the 2021 school year, there are 9 public schools serving 5,230 students in Gadsden Elementary School District. Gadsden Elementary School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Arizona.
The top ranked public schools in Gadsden Elementary School District are Desert View Elementary School, Southwest Junior High School and Arizona Desert Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Public schools in Gadsden Elementary School District have an average math proficiency score of 27% (versus the Arizona public school average of 45%), and reading proficiency score of 26% (versus the 44% statewide average). This district's average testing ranking is 3/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Arizona.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Arizona public school average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

School District NameGadsden Elementary School District
School District Websitehttp://www.gesd32.org
School District Phone Number(928) 627-6540
School District Grades OfferedPK - 08
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (AZ)
# of Schools9 Schools2,393 Schools
# of Students5,230 Students1,117,176 Students
# of Teachers138 Teachers47,820 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio38:119:1

District Comparison

Gadsden Elementary School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 640 school districts in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-2018 school year.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (AZ)
Overall Testing Rank
#448 out of 645 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Gadsden Elementary   School District, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
27%
45%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Gadsden Elementary   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of AZ by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
27%
44%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Gadsden Elementary   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of AZ by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.000.65
# of American Indian Studentsn/a62,127 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
6%
# of Asian Students1 Student32,005 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
3%
# of Hispanic Students5,221 Students502,880 Students
% Hispanic Students
100%
45%
# of Black Students1 Student59,345 Students
% Black Students
n/a
5%
# of White Students7 Students422,241 Students
% White Students
n/a
38%
# of Hawaiian Studentsn/a4,017 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Studentsn/a34,441 Students
% of Two or more races Students
n/a
3%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:11912,779
# of Students in Kindergarten:39780,890
# of Students in 1st Grade:47081,453
# of Students in 2nd Grade:47882,173
# of Students in 3rd Grade:50985,828
# of Students in 4th Grade:56388,927
# of Students in 5th Grade:59889,606
# of Students in 6th Grade:62688,350
# of Students in 7th Grade:72887,251
# of Students in 8th Grade:74286,910
# of Students in 9th Grade: - 86,168
# of Students in 10th Grade: - 84,138
# of Students in 11th Grade: - 78,404
# of Students in 12th Grade: - 83,970
# of Ungraded Students: - 329

Fiscal Data Comparison

The revenue/student of $7,749 in this school district is less than the state median of $10,250. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $8,809 is less than the state median of $9,802. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017This School DistrictThis State (AZ)
Total Revenue$41 MM$4 MM
This chart display total revenue of Gadsden Elementary   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in AZ by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending$46 MM$3 MM
This chart display total spending of Gadsden Elementary   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in AZ by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$7,749$10,250
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Gadsden Elementary   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in AZ by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$8,809$9,802
This chart display average spending per public school student in Gadsden Elementary   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in AZ by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Gadsden Elementary School District Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Desert View Elementary School Math: 45% | Reading: 40%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    1508 N. 10th Avenue
    San Luis, AZ 85349
    (928) 627-6540

    Grades: K-6 | 690 students
  • Rank: #22.
    Southwest Junior High School Math: 27% | Reading: 33%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    963 N.8th Avenue
    San Luis, AZ 85349
    (928) 627-6540

    Grades: 7-8 | 810 students
  • Rank: #33.
    Arizona Desert Elementary School Math: 35% | Reading: 24%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1245 N. Main St.
    San Luis, AZ 85349
    (928) 627-6940

    Grades: K-6 | 687 students
  • Rank: #44.
    Cesar Chavez Elementary School Math: 32% | Reading: 25%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1130 North 10th Avenue
    San Luis, AZ 85349
    (928) 627-6540

    Grades: K-6 | 678 students
  • Rank: #55.
    Ed Pastor Elementary 4 Math: 25% | Reading: 25%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    985 Sixth Avenue
    San Luis, AZ 85349
    (928) 627-6540

    Grades: K-6 | 457 students
  • Rank: #66.
    Gadsden Elementary School Math: 20% | Reading: 19%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    18745 S. Gadsden Street
    San Luis, AZ 85349
    (928) 627-6540

    Grades: K-6 | 506 students
  • Rank: #77.
    San Luis Middle School Math: 19% | Reading: 19%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1135 N. Main St
    San Luis, AZ 85349
    (928) 627-6540

    Grades: 6-8 | 660 students
  • Rank: #88.
    Rio Colorado Elementary School Math: 17% | Reading: 15%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1055 N. Main Street
    San Luis, AZ 85349
    (928) 627-6540

    Grades: PK-6 | 623 students
  • Rank: #99.
    San Luis Pre-school
    22751 S Main St
    San Luis, AZ 85349
    (928) 627-4774

    Grades: PK | 119 students
Recent Articles
While reading, writing, and arithmetic are the foundation of a child's education, financial literacy is growing in importance as well. Learn about public schools that are teaching financial literacy to their students.
Learn about how public schools are implementing new forms of physical education instruction, which range from yoga classes to even online gym courses.
Beyond tests and homework, some public school students face greater challenges, including the uncertainty of where they will sleep each night. Learn about the increase in homeless students and what public schools are doing to meet the challenge.