Gila Bend Unified School District

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  • For the 2020-21 school year, there are 2 public schools in Gila Bend Unified School District, serving 433 students. Gila Bend Unified School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Arizona.
  • Public schools in Gila Bend Unified School District have an average math proficiency score of 8% (versus the Arizona public school average of 45%), and reading proficiency score of 9% (versus the 44% statewide average). This district's average testing ranking is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Arizona.
  • The top ranked public schools in Gila Bend Unified School District are Gila Bend High School and Gila Bend Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
  • Minority enrollment is 91% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Arizona public school average of 62% (majority Hispanic).
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is less than the Arizona public school average of 19:1.

Overview

School District NameGila Bend Unified School District
School District Websitehttp://gbusd.org
School District Phone Number(928) 683-2225
School District Grades OfferedKG - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (AZ)
# of Schools2 Schools2,380 Schools
# of Students433 Students1,117,458 Students
# of Teachers26 Teachers47,820 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio17:119:1

District Comparison

  • Gila Bend Unified School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 641 school districts in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 80-89% has increased from 80% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (AZ)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
8%
45%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Gila Bend Unified   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)
8%
44%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Gila Bend Unified   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.
Graduation Rate80-89%
78%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Gila Bend Unified   School District and public school graduation rate of AZ by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.560.65
# of American Indian Students150 Students62,127 Students
% American Indian Students
35%
6%
# of Asian Students1 Student32,009 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
3%
# of Hispanic Students242 Students502,895 Students
% Hispanic Students
56%
45%
# of Black Studentsn/a59,348 Students
% Black Students
n/a
5%
# of White Students40 Students422,489 Students
% White Students
9%
38%
# of Hawaiian Studentsn/a4,017 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Studentsn/a34,453 Students
% of Two or more races Students
n/a
3%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:1612,779
# of Students in Kindergarten:3980,903
# of Students in 1st Grade:3081,467
# of Students in 2nd Grade:2982,195
# of Students in 3rd Grade:5085,836
# of Students in 4th Grade:2688,944
# of Students in 5th Grade:2889,621
# of Students in 6th Grade:3788,369
# of Students in 7th Grade:2987,282
# of Students in 8th Grade:3686,947
# of Students in 9th Grade:3386,190
# of Students in 10th Grade:2884,165
# of Students in 11th Grade:2578,432
# of Students in 12th Grade:2783,999
# of Ungraded Students: - 329

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $13,807 is higher than the state average of $7,839. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $10,336 is higher than the state average of $7,481. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (AZ)
Total Revenue$6 MM$3 MM
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Spending$4 MM$2 MM
This chart display total spending of Gila Bend Unified   School District and average spending for each school distric in AZ by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student$13,807$7,839
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Gila Bend Unified   School District and average revenue per public school student in AZ by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student$10,336$7,481
This chart display average spending per public school student in Gila Bend Unified   School District and average spending per public school student in AZ by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Gila Bend Unified School District Public Schools (2020-21)

  • School (Math/Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Gila Bend High School Math: 6-9% | Reading: 10-14%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    308 N Martin Ave
    Gila Bend, AZ 85337
    (928) 683-2225

    Grades: 6-12 | 178 students
  • Gila Bend Elementary School Math: 6-9% | Reading: 6-9%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    308 N Martin Ave
    Gila Bend, AZ 85337
    (928) 683-2225

    Grades: PK-6 | 255 students
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