Burk Elementary School

545 N Burk St
Gilbert, AZ 85234
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Burk Elementary School serves 536 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Burk Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45-49% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 32%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45-49% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 39%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Arizona state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 53% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arizona state average of 65% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 536 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 53%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in AZ
  • Math Proficiency
    : 45-49% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 45-49% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Burk Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Arizona for:

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School Overview

Burk Elementary School's student population of 536 students has grown by 41% over five school years.
The teacher population of 42 teachers has grown by 16% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students
536 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
42 teachers
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School Rankings

Burk Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 1,854 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Burk Elementary School is 0.60, 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (AZ)
Overall Testing Rank
#532 out of 1854 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
17:1
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American Indian
2%
5%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
43%
47%
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Black
3%
6%
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White
47%
35%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.60
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Eligible for Free Lunch
19%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (20-21)
10%
9%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Burk Elementary School's ranking?
Burk Elementary School is ranked #532 out of 1,854 schools, which ranks it among the top 30% of public schools in Arizona.
What schools are Burk Elementary School often compared to?
Burk Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Cherokee Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
45-49% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 32% AZ state average), while 45-49% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 39% AZ state average).
How many students attend Burk Elementary School?
536 students attend Burk Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
47% of Burk Elementary School students are White, 43% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are Two or more races, 3% of students are Black, 2% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Burk Elementary School?
Burk Elementary School has a student ration of 13:1, which is lower than the Arizona state average of 17:1.
What grades does Burk Elementary School offer ?
Burk Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-6
What school district is Burk Elementary School part of?
Burk Elementary School is part of Gilbert Unified District (4239) School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 536 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 53%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 45-49% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 45-49% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

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