3391 E Vest Ave
Gilbert, AZ 85295
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 10%
Higley Traditional Academy serves 705 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Higley Traditional Academy placed in the top 10% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 74% (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 70% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Arizona state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 47% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arizona state average of 64% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 705 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 47%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10% in AZ
  • Math Proficiency
    : 74% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 70% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Higley Traditional Academy ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Arizona for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Higley Traditional Academy's student population of 705 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 43 teachers has grown by 13% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students
705 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
43 teachers
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School Rankings

Higley Traditional Academy is ranked within the top 10% 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 Higley Traditional Academy is 0.65, which is equal to 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
#159 out of 2120 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
74%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
70%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
5%
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Asian
7%
3%
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Hispanic
23%
46%
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Black
9%
6%
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White
53%
36%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
7%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.65
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Eligible for Free Lunch
17%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
9%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 705 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 47%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 74% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 70% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

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