Gila Bend Elementary School

  • Gila Bend Elementary School serves 211 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 10-14% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 10-14% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is lower than the Arizona state level of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arizona state average of 62%.

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School Overview

  • Gila Bend Elementary School's student population of 211 students has declined by 19% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 12 teachers has declined by 25% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students211 students
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Total Classroom Teachers12 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Gila Bend Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Gila Bend Elementary School is 0.55, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AZ)
Overall School Rank#1721 out of 1,842 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)10-14%
42%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Gila Bend Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Arizona by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)10-14%
42%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Gila Bend Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Arizona by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio18:119:1
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American Indian
39%
6%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Gila Bend Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Arizona by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Asian
n/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Gila Bend Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Arizona by year, with the latest 2005-06 school year data.
Hispanic
55%
45%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Gila Bend Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Arizona by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
n/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Gila Bend Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Arizona by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
White
6%
38%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Gila Bend Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Arizona by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
n/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Gila Bend Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Arizona by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Gila Bend Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AZ.
Diversity Score0.550.42
This chart display the diversity score of Gila Bend Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Arizona by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
98%
42%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Gila Bend Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Arizona by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Gila Bend Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Arizona by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGila Bend Unified School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

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