545 N Burk St
Gilbert, AZ 85234
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Burk Elementary School serves 338 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 12:1 is lower than the Arizona state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 57% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arizona state average of 64% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 338 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 57%
  • 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:

School Overview

Burk Elementary School's student population of 338 students has declined by 16% over five school years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students
338 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
28 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 0.62, 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 2020-2021 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
12:1
17:1
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American Indian
2%
5%
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
44%
46%
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Black
2%
6%
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White
43%
36%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
6%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.62
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Eligible for Free Lunch
61%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
9%
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Source: 2020-2021 (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 ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Arizona for: Most diverse schools (Top 20%) and Lowest student:teacher ratio (Top 20%).

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?

338 students attend Burk Elementary School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

44% of Burk Elementary School students are Hispanic, 43% of students are White, 6% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are American Indian, 2% of students are Asian, 2% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Burk Elementary School?

Burk Elementary School has a student ration of 12:1, 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 School District.

School Calendar

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Event
Date
Spring Break
March 13, 2023 (Monday)
Spring Break
March 14, 2023 (Tuesday)
Spring Break
March 15, 2023 (Wednesday)
Spring Break
March 16, 2023 (Thursday)
Spring Break
March 17, 2023 (Friday)

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 338 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 57%
  • 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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