700 W Orchid Ln
Chandler, AZ 85225
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 1%
Knox Gifted Academy serves 659 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 95% (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 95% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is higher than the Arizona state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 63% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Arizona state average of 64% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 659 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 26:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 63%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 1% in AZ
  • Math Proficiency
    : 95% (Top 1%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 95% (Top 1%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Knox Gifted Academy ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Arizona for:

Category
Attribute

School Overview

Knox Gifted Academy's student population of 659 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has declined by 35% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students
659 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
25 teachers
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School Rankings

Knox Gifted Academy is ranked within the top 1% 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 Knox Gifted Academy is 0.64, 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (AZ)
Overall Testing Rank
#4 out of 2120 schools
(Top 1%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
95%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
95%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
26:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
5%
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Asian
46%
3%
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Hispanic
9%
46%
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Black
1%
6%
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White
37%
36%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
9%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
9%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Knox Gifted Academy's ranking?

Knox Gifted Academy ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Arizona for: Highest overall rank (Top 1%), Highest math proficiency (Top 1%) and Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 1%).

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

95% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 45% AZ state average), while 95% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 45% AZ state average).

How many students attend Knox Gifted Academy?

659 students attend Knox Gifted Academy.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

46% of Knox Gifted Academy students are Asian, 37% of students are White, 9% of students are Hispanic, 7% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Black.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Knox Gifted Academy?

Knox Gifted Academy has a student ration of 26:1, which is higher than the Arizona state average of 17:1.

What grades does Knox Gifted Academy offer ?

Knox Gifted Academy offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-6

What school district is Knox Gifted Academy part of?

Knox Gifted Academy is part of Chandler Unified District #80 School District.

School Calendar

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Date
Grading Period Ends - Last Day of School
March 10, 2023 (Friday)
First Day Back for Students
March 28, 2023 (Tuesday)
High School Graduations - Grading Period Ends - Last Day of School (1/2 Day)
May 25, 2023 (Thursday)
First Day of School
July 19, 2023 (Wednesday)
Grading Period Ends - LAST DAY OF SCHOOL
September 29, 2023 (Friday)

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 659 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 26:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 63%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 1%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 95% (Top 1%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 95% (Top 1%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

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