Islands Elementary School

245 South Mcqueen Road
Gilbert, AZ 85233
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Islands Elementary School serves 522 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Islands 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 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 54% (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 57% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the Arizona state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 46% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arizona state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Islands Elementary School's student population of 522 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has declined by 16% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students522 students
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Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
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School Rankings

Islands Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% 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 Islands Elementary School is 0.63, 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 Testing Rank
#568 out of 2120 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:118:1
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American Indian
3%
6%
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Asian
4%
3%
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Hispanic
28%
45%
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Black
4%
5%
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White
54%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.630.65
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Eligible for Free Lunch
29%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGilbert Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to Islands Elementary School is Mesquite High School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Legacy Traditional School - North Chandler (0.7 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Gilbert Mesquite High School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 8-12 | 1,607 student
    0.2 miles
    500 S Mcqueen Rd
    Gilbert, AZ 85233
    (480) 497-3300
    0.2 8-12 1,607
  • Chandler Legacy Traditional School - North Chandler Charter School
    Math: 58% | Reading: 66%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-8 | 563 students
    0.7 miles
    1900 North Mcqueen Road
    Chandler, AZ 85225
    (480) 757-5400
    0.7 K-8 563
  • Chandler Kaizen Education Foundation Dba El Dorado High School Charter School
    Math: 11-19% | Reading: 11-19%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 126 students
    1.0 miles
    2200 N. Arizona Ave.
    Chandler, AZ 85224
    (480) 726-9536
    1 9-12 126
  • Chandler Primavera - Online Charter School
    Math: 29% | Reading: 36%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-12 | 4,220 students
    1.0 miles
    2471 N. Arizona Ave.
    Chandler, AZ 85225
    (480) 456-6678
    1 6-12 4,220
  • Chandler Az Compass Prep School Charter School
    Math: 10-14% | Reading: 10-14%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-12 | 173 students
    1.1 miles
    2020 N. Arizona Ave
    Chandler, AZ 85225
    (480) 287-5588
    1.1 7-12 173

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