Gila Bend High School

  • Gila Bend High School serves 178 students in grades 6-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 6-9% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 10-14% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Gila Bend High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Arizona state level of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arizona state average of 62%.

School Overview

  • Gila Bend High School's student population of 178 students has grown by 37% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 9 teachers has grown by 50% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
Total Students178 students
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Total Classroom Teachers9 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Gila Bend High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,111 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has decreased from 22:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Gila Bend High School is 0.53, 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 School Rank#2057 out of 2111 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)6-9%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)10-14%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:119:1
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American Indian
32%
6%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
61%
45%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Gila Bend High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Arizona by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
n/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Gila Bend High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Arizona by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
White
7%
38%
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Two or more races
n/a
3%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Gila Bend High School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AZ.
Diversity Score0.530.65
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Graduation Rate80-89%
78%
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Eligible for Free Lunchn/a
43%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Gila Bend High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Arizona by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGila Bend Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

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