Patterson Elementary School

1211 E Guadalupe Rd
Gilbert, AZ 85234
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 10%
Patterson Elementary School serves 598 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Patterson Elementary School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 64% (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 59% (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 40% 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: 598 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 40%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10% in AZ
  • Math Proficiency
    : 64% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 59% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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Attribute

School Overview

Patterson Elementary School's student population of 598 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has declined by 15% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students
598 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
32 teachers
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School Rankings

Patterson Elementary School is ranked within the top 10% 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 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (AZ)
Overall Testing Rank
#178 out of 1854 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
64%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
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
1%
3%
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Hispanic
24%
47%
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Black
5%
6%
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White
60%
35%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
9%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.58
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Eligible for Free Lunch
13%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (20-21)
11%
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 Patterson Elementary School's ranking?
Patterson Elementary School is ranked #178 out of 1,854 schools, which ranks it among the top 10% of public schools in Arizona.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
64% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 32% AZ state average), while 59% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 39% AZ state average).
How many students attend Patterson Elementary School?
598 students attend Patterson Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
60% of Patterson Elementary School students are White, 24% of students are Hispanic, 9% of students are Two or more races, 5% of students are Black, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Patterson Elementary School?
Patterson Elementary School has a student ration of 19:1, which is higher than the Arizona state average of 17:1.
What grades does Patterson Elementary School offer ?
Patterson Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-6
What school district is Patterson Elementary School part of?
Patterson Elementary School is part of Gilbert Unified District (4239) School District.

School Calendar

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Spring Break
March 11, 2024 (Monday)
Spring Break
March 18, 2024 (Monday)

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 598 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 40%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 64% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 59% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

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