Ashland Elementary School

1945 S. Ashland Ranch Road
Gilbert, AZ 85295
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
9/
10
Top 20%
Ashland Elementary School serves 786 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Ashland Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 64% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 67% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is lower than the Arizona state level of 19:1.
Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arizona state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Ashland Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Arizona for:

School Overview

Ashland Elementary School's student population of 786 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 44 teachers has grown by 12% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students786 students
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Total Classroom Teachers44 teachers
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School Comparison

Ashland Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 2,111 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Ashland Elementary School is 0.52, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.65. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AZ)
Overall Testing Rank
#285 out of 2111 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
64%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
67%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:119:1
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American Indian
2%
6%
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Asian
3%
3%
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Hispanic
22%
45%
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Black
2%
5%
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White
66%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.520.65
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Eligible for Free Lunch
15%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGilbert Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Ashland Elementary School is Desert Hills High School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is South Valley Junior High School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Spectrum Elementary School (1.1 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Gilbert South Valley Junior High School Math: 55% | Reading: 59%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 7-8 | 1,006 student
    0.5 miles
    2034 South Lindsay Road
    Gilbert, AZ 85296
    (480) 497-3300
    0.5 7-8 1,006
  • Gilbert Desert Hills High School Charter School
    Math: 11-19% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 186 students
    0.7 miles
    1515 S. Val Vista Dr.
    Gilbert, AZ 85296
    (602) 953-2933
    0.7 9-12 186
  • Gilbert Spectrum Elementary School Math: 62% | Reading: 61%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-6 | 591 students
    1.1 miles
    2846 S. Spectrum Way
    Gilbert, AZ 85295
    (480) 497-3300
    1.1 PK-6 591
  • Gilbert Imagine West Gilbert Elementary School Charter School
    Math: 55-59% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 256 students
    1.5 miles
    2061 S. Gilbert Rd.
    Gilbert, AZ 85296
    (480) 855-2700
    1.5 K-5 256
  • Gilbert Imagine West Gilbert Middle School Charter School
    Math: 35-39% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 73 students
    1.5 miles
    2061 S. Gilbert Rd.
    Gilbert, AZ 85296
    (480) 855-2700
    1.5 6-8 73

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