Neely Traditional Academy

500 E Houston Ave
Gilbert, AZ 85234
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 1%
Neely Traditional Academy serves 764 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Neely Traditional 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 5%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 83% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 32%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 81% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 39%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Arizona state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arizona state average of 65% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 764 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 44%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 1% in AZ
  • Math Proficiency
    : 83% (Top 1%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 81% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Neely Traditional Academy's student population of 764 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 40 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students
764 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
40 teachers
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School Rankings

Neely Traditional Academy is ranked within the top 1% of all 1,854 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Neely Traditional Academy 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (AZ)
Overall Testing Rank
#18 out of 1854 schools
(Top 1%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
83%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
81%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
17:1
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American Indian
1%
5%
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Asian
12%
3%
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Hispanic
21%
47%
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Black
2%
6%
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White
56%
35%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
8%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.63
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Eligible for Free Lunch
6%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (20-21)
4%
9%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Neely Traditional Academy's ranking?
Neely Traditional Academy is ranked #18 out of 1,854 schools, which ranks it among the top 1% of public schools in Arizona.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
83% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 32% AZ state average), while 81% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 39% AZ state average).
How many students attend Neely Traditional Academy?
764 students attend Neely Traditional Academy.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
56% of Neely Traditional Academy students are White, 21% of students are Hispanic, 12% of students are Asian, 8% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are Black, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Neely Traditional Academy?
Neely Traditional Academy has a student ration of 19:1, which is higher than the Arizona state average of 17:1.
What grades does Neely Traditional Academy offer ?
Neely Traditional Academy offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-6
What school district is Neely Traditional Academy part of?
Neely Traditional Academy is part of Gilbert Unified District (4239) School District.

School Calendar

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Event
Date
Spring Break
March 11, 2024 (Monday)
Spring Break
March 18, 2024 (Monday)
Last Day for Students, 1/2 Day 11:55 release
May 23, 2024 (Thursday)

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 764 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 44%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 1%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 83% (Top 1%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 81% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

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