Knox Gifted Academy

  • Knox Gifted Academy serves 754 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 95% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 93% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is equal to the Arizona state level of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 48% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Arizona state average of 62%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Knox Gifted Academy's student population of 754 students has grown by 41% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 39 teachers has grown by 44% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2018)
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students754 students
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Total Classroom Teachers39 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Knox Gifted Academy's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Knox Gifted Academy is 0.62, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AZ)
Overall School Rank#2 out of 1,842 schools
(Top 1%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
95%
42%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
93%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:119:1
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American Indian
n/a
6%
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Asian
32%
3%
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Hispanic
10%
45%
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Black
2%
5%
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White
52%
38%
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Two or more races
4%
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 Score0.620.42
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Eligible for Free Lunch
7%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
9%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameChandler Unified #80 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

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