1211 E Guadalupe Rd
Gilbert, AZ 85234
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Patterson Elementary School serves 544 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 68% (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 64% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Arizona state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arizona state average of 64% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Patterson Elementary School's student population of 544 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 37 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
544 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
37 teachers
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School Rankings

Patterson Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% 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 Patterson Elementary School is 0.60, 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
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State Level (AZ)
Overall Testing Rank
#294 out of 2120 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
68%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
64%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
17:1
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American Indian
2%
5%
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
25%
46%
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Black
4%
6%
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White
58%
36%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
8%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.60
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Eligible for Free Lunch
24%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
9%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Students: 544 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 42%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in AZ
  • Math Proficiency
    : 68% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 64% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.60

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