Gavilan Peak Elementary School

2701 W. Memorial Dr.
Phoenix, AZ 85086
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Gavilan Peak Elementary School serves 722 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Gavilan Peak Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 67% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Arizona state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arizona state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Gavilan Peak Elementary School's student population of 722 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 49 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students
722 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
49 teachers
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School Rankings

Gavilan Peak Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 2,120 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Gavilan Peak Elementary School is 0.38, 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 Data
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State Level (AZ)
Overall Testing Rank
#358 out of 2120 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
67%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
18:1
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American Indian
n/a
6%
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Asian
4%
3%
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Hispanic
12%
45%
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Black
2%
5%
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White
78%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.38
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Eligible for Free Lunch
10%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
7%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

School Reviews

5  
My daughter is in full day Kindergarten at Gavilan Peak. I am very impressed with the accademics they have covered this year in all areas. She has learned so much. They also have an awesome music program at this school. The parent involvement at Gavilan Peak is outstanding and there is the feeling that this is small close-knit community that wants the schools to be a huge success. The technology used for teaching at this school is also top notch. There is a smartboard in my daughters kindergarten classroom and brand new lap tops in the computer lab.
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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 722 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 22%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in AZ
  • Math Proficiency
    : 60% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 67% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.38 (Btm 50%)

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