Gilbert Unified School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 40 public schools serving 33,635 students in Gilbert Unified School District. This district's average testing ranking is 8/10, which is in the top 30% of public schools in Arizona.
Public Schools in Gilbert Unified School District have an average math proficiency score of 58% (versus the Arizona public school average of 45%), and reading proficiency score of 59% (versus the 45% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Gilbert Unified School District are Neely Traditional Academy, Gilbert Classical Academy High School and Greenfield Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Gilbert Unified School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Arizona.
Minority enrollment is 35% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Arizona public school average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Gilbert Unified School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Arizona for:

Category
Attribute
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 20%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Gilbert Unified School District
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (AZ)
# Schools
40 Schools
2,350 Schools
# Students
33,635 Students
1,105,218 Students
# Teachers
1,793 Teachers
47,587 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
19:1

District Rank

Gilbert Unified School District, which is ranked within the top 30% of all 620 school districts in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 93% has increased from 89% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (AZ)
Overall District Rank
#141 out of 640 school districts
(Top 30%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Gilbert Unified   School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
45%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Gilbert 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 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
45%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Gilbert 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 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
93%
78%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Gilbert Unified   School District and public school graduation rate of AZ by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.53
0.65
# American Indian Students
349 Students
61,491 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
6%
# Asian Students
1,285 Students
31,838 Students
% Asian Students
4%
3%
# Hispanic Students
7,717 Students
497,757 Students
% Hispanic Students
23%
45%
# Black Students
1,087 Students
58,207 Students
% Black Students
3%
5%
# White Students
21,730 Students
417,623 Students
% White Students
65%
38%
# Hawaiian Students
134 Students
3,983 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
1,333 Students
33,882 Students
% of Two or more races Students
4%
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
399
12,624
# Students in K Grade:
2,205
79,836
# Students in 1st Grade:
2,101
80,587
# Students in 2nd Grade:
2,205
81,293
# Students in 3rd Grade:
2,265
84,898
# Students in 4th Grade:
2,332
87,786
# Students in 5th Grade:
2,447
88,387
# Students in 6th Grade:
2,539
87,202
# Students in 7th Grade:
2,755
86,107
# Students in 8th Grade:
2,816
85,623
# Students in 9th Grade:
2,964
85,693
# Students in 10th Grade:
2,991
83,671
# Students in 11th Grade:
2,754
77,920
# Students in 12th Grade:
2,862
83,263
# Ungraded Students:
-
328

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $8,549 in this school district is less than the state median of $11,358. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $8,210 is less than the state median of $10,827. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (AZ)
Total Revenue
$288 MM
$4 MM
This chart display total revenue of Gilbert Unified   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in AZ by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending
$276 MM
$4 MM
This chart display total spending of Gilbert Unified   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in AZ by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$8,549
$11,358
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Gilbert Unified   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in AZ by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student
$8,210
$10,827
This chart display average spending per public school student in Gilbert Unified   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in AZ by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Best Gilbert Unified School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Neely Traditional Academy
Math: 87% | Reading: 87%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
321 W. Juniper Ave.
Gilbert, AZ 85233
(480) 497-3300
Grades: PK-6
| 776 students
Rank: #22.
Gilbert Classical Academy High School
Math: 88% | Reading: 85%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
(1)
55 N. Greenfield Rd.
Gilbert, AZ 85234
(480) 497-4024
Grades: 8-12
| 310 students
Rank: #33.
Greenfield Elementary School
Math: 77% | Reading: 74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
2550 East Elliot Road
Gilbert, AZ 85234
(480) 497-3300
Grades: PK-6
| 926 students
Rank: #44.
Campo Verde High School
Math: 79% | Reading: 71%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
3870 South Quartz Street
Gilbert, AZ 85297
(480) 497-3300
Grades: 8-12
| 1,929 students
Rank: #55.
Highland High School
Math: 78% | Reading: 69%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
4301 East Guadalupe Road
Gilbert, AZ 85296
(480) 497-3300
Grades: 8-12
| 2,985 students
Rank: #66.
Highland Park Elementary School
Math: 74% | Reading: 71%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
230 N. Cole Dr.
Gilbert, AZ 85234
(480) 832-3034
Grades: PK-6
| 875 students
Rank: #77.
Carol Rae Ranch Elementary School
Math: 70% | Reading: 71%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
3777 E. Houston Ave
Gilbert, AZ 85234
(480) 497-3300
Grades: PK-6
| 548 students
Rank: #88.
Ashland Elementary School
Math: 67% | Reading: 68%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1945 S. Ashland Ranch Road
Gilbert, AZ 85295
(480) 917-9900
Grades: PK-6
| 786 students
Rank: #99.
Canyon Rim Elementary School
Math: 67% | Reading: 66%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3045 S. Canyon Rim
Mesa, AZ 85212
(480) 497-3300
Grades: PK-6
| 808 students
Rank: #1010.
Patterson Elementary School
Math: 68% | Reading: 64%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1211 E. Guadalupe Road
Gilbert, AZ 85234
(480) 497-3300
Grades: PK-6
| 570 students
Rank: #1111.
Quartz Hill Elementary School
Math: 66% | Reading: 66%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
(1)
3680 S. Quartz Street
Gilbert, AZ 85297
(480) 855-5732
Grades: PK-6
| 653 students
Rank: #12 - 1412. - 14.
Mesquite Elementary School
Math: 62% | Reading: 64%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
(2)
1000 E. Mesquite Street
Gilbert, AZ 85296
(480) 497-3300
Grades: PK-6
| 584 students
Rank: #12 - 1412. - 14.
Pioneer Elementary School
Math: 62% | Reading: 64%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1535 N. Greenfield Road
Gilbert, AZ 85234
(480) 497-3300
Grades: PK-8
| 523 students
Rank: #12 - 1412. - 14.
Sonoma Ranch Elementary School
Math: 62% | Reading: 64%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
601 North Key Biscayne
Gilbert, AZ 85234
(480) 497-3300
Grades: PK-6
| 454 students
Rank: #1515.
Towne Meadows Elementary School
Math: 58% | Reading: 67%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1101 N. Recker Rd.
Gilbert, AZ 85234
(480) 854-1545
Grades: PK-6
| 694 students
Rank: #1616.
Spectrum Elementary School
Math: 60% | Reading: 62%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2846 S. Spectrum Way
Gilbert, AZ 85295
(480) 497-3300
Grades: PK-6
| 591 students
Rank: #1717.
Finley Farms Elementary School
Math: 55% | Reading: 63%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
375 S. Columbus Drive
Gilbert, AZ 85296
(480) 497-3300
Grades: K-6
| 641 students
Rank: #1818.
Settlers Point Elementary School
Math: 58% | Reading: 59%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
423 E. Settlers Point Drive
Gilbert, AZ 85296
(480) 497-3300
Grades: PK-6
| 600 students
Rank: #19 - 2019. - 20.
Meridian
Math: 55% | Reading: 62%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
3900 S. Mountain Road
Mesa, AZ 85212
(480) 497-3300
Grades: PK-6
| 819 students
Rank: #19 - 2019. - 20.
Val Vista Lakes Elementary School
Math: 55% | Reading: 62%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1030 N. Blue Grotto Dr.
Gilbert, AZ 85234
(480) 926-6301
Grades: PK-6
| 524 students
Rank: #2121.
Superstition Springs Elementary School
Math: 58% | Reading: 58%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
7125 E. Monterey Ave.
Phoenix, AZ 85009
(480) 641-6413
Grades: PK-6
| 699 students
Rank: #2222.
South Valley Junior High School
Math: 59% | Reading: 55%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
(1)
2034 South Lindsay Road
Gilbert, AZ 85296
(480) 497-3300
Grades: 7-8
| 1,006 students
Rank: #2323.
Playa Del Rey Elementary School
Math: 53% | Reading: 58%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
550 N. Horne Street
Gilbert, AZ 85233
(480) 497-3300
Grades: PK-6
| 452 students
Rank: #2424.
Islands Elementary School
Math: 54% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
245 South Mcqueen Road
Gilbert, AZ 85233
(480) 497-3300
Grades: PK-6
| 522 students
Rank: #2525.
Greenfield Junior High School
Math: 61% | Reading: 51%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
101 South Greenfield Road
Gilbert, AZ 85296
(480) 813-1770
Grades: 6-8
| 900 students
Rank: #2626.
Gilbert Global Academy High School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
140 South Gilbert Road
Gilbert, AZ 85296
(480) 497-3452
Grades: 9-12
| 64 students
Rank: #2727.
Gilbert High School
Math: 54% | Reading: 56%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1101 East Elliot Rd.
Gilbert, AZ 85234
(480) 497-3300
Grades: 8-12
| 2,050 students
Rank: #2828.
Highland Junior High School
Math: 52% | Reading: 55%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
6915 E. Guadalupe Rd.
Mesa, AZ 85212
(480) 632-4739
Grades: 6-8
| 1,209 students
Rank: #2929.
Augusta Ranch Elementary School
Math: 49% | Reading: 63%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
(1)
9430 E. Neville Ave
Mesa, AZ 85209
(480) 497-3300
Grades: PK-6
| 999 students
Rank: #3030.
Mesquite High School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
500 S Mcqueen Rd
Gilbert, AZ 85233
(480) 497-3300
Grades: 8-12
| 1,607 students
Rank: #3131.
Burk Elementary School
Math: 53% | Reading: 51%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
545 N. Burk St.
Gilbert, AZ 85234
(480) 926-3816
Grades: PK-6
| 354 students
Rank: #3232.
Desert Ridge High School
Math: 51% | Reading: 51%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
(1)
10045 E Madero Ave
Mesa, AZ 85212
(480) 497-3300
Grades: 8-12
| 2,626 students
Rank: #3333.
Desert Ridge Junior High School
Math: 38% | Reading: 52%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
10211 E. Madero Ave.
Mesa, AZ 85209
(480) 497-3300
Grades: 7-8
| 1,234 students
Rank: #3434.
Oak Tree Elementary School
Math: 43% | Reading: 42%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
505 W. Houston
Gilbert, AZ 85233
(480) 497-3300
Grades: PK-6
| 542 students
Rank: #3535.
Boulder Creek Elementary School
Math: 38% | Reading: 47%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
8045 E. Portobello Ave.
Mesa, AZ 85212
(480) 497-3300
Grades: PK-6
| 592 students
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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 33,635 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 35%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 93% (Top 20% in AZ)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 57% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 59% (Top 30%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.53

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