Knox Gifted Academy

  • Knox Gifted Academy serves 716 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 93% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 39%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 92% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 40%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Knox Gifted Academy placed in the top 1% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 1%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is lower than the Arizona state level of 20:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 50% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Arizona state average of 61%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Knox Gifted Academy's student population of 716 students has grown by 13% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 37 teachers has grown by 19% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2018)
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students716 students
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Total Classroom Teachers37 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Knox Gifted Academy is ranked within the top 1% of all 1,842 schools in Arizona (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Knox Gifted Academy is 0.64, 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 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AZ)
Overall School Rankn/a
19%
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
93%
39%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
92%
40%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:120:1
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American Indian
n/a
5%
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Asian
31%
3%
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Hispanic
14%
45%
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Black
2%
5%
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White
50%
39%
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Two or more races
3%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Knox Gifted Academy.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AZ.
Diversity Score0.640.42
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Eligible for Free Lunch
9%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
11%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameChandler Unified #80 School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

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