Patterson Elementary School

1211 E. Guadalupe Road
Gilbert, AZ 85234
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
9/
10
Top 20%
Patterson Elementary School serves 570 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Patterson Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 68% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Arizona state level of 19:1.
Minority enrollment is 40% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arizona state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Patterson Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Arizona for:

School Overview

Patterson Elementary School's student population of 570 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 36 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students570 students
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Total Classroom Teachers36 teachers
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School Comparison

Patterson Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 2,111 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Patterson Elementary School is 0.58, 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
#332 out of 2111 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
68%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:119:1
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American Indian
2%
6%
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
23%
45%
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Black
4%
5%
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White
60%
38%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
8%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.580.65
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Eligible for Free Lunch
23%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
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 Patterson Elementary School is Gilbert High School (1.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Val Vista Lakes Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Gilbert Val Vista Lakes Elementary School Math: 60% | Reading: 58%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-6 | 524 students
    0.7 miles
    1030 N. Blue Grotto Dr.
    Gilbert, AZ 85234
    (480) 926-6301
    0.7 PK-6 524
  • Gilbert Sonoma Ranch Elementary School Math: 67% | Reading: 60%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-6 | 454 students
    0.8 miles
    601 North Key Biscayne
    Gilbert, AZ 85234
    (480) 497-3300
    0.8 PK-6 454
  • Gilbert Gilbert High School Math: 57% | Reading: 58%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 8-12 | 2,050 students
    1.0 miles
    1101 East Elliot Rd.
    Gilbert, AZ 85234
    (480) 497-3300
    1 8-12 2,050
  • Gilbert Burk Elementary School Math: 67% | Reading: 56%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-6 | 354 students
    1.1 miles
    545 N. Burk St.
    Gilbert, AZ 85234
    (480) 926-3816
    1.1 PK-6 354
  • Gilbert Houston Elementary School Math: 45% | Reading: 50%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 369 students
    1.1 miles
    500 E. Houston Ave.
    Gilbert, AZ 85234
    (480) 497-3300
    1.1 PK-6 369

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