Pioneer Elementary School

1535 N Greenfield Rd
Gilbert, AZ 85234
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 20%
Serving 452 students in grades Prekindergarten-8, Pioneer Elementary School ranks in the top 20% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 53% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 32%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 57% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 39%).
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Arizona state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 45% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arizona state average of 65% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 452 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 45%
  • : Top 20% in AZ
  • : 53% (Top 20%)
  • : 57% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Pioneer Elementary School's student population of 452 students has declined by 15% over five school years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students
452 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
31 teachers
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School Rankings

Pioneer Elementary School ranks within the top 20% of all 1,854 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Pioneer Elementary School is 0.62, 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)
#253 out of 1854 schools
(Top 20%)
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53%
32%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Pioneer Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Arizona by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
57%
39%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Pioneer Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Arizona by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
17:1
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American Indian
3%
5%
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Asian
3%
3%
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Hispanic
28%
47%
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Black
3%
6%
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White
55%
35%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
7%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AZ.
0.62
This chart display the diversity score of Pioneer Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Arizona by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
17%
29%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Pioneer Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Arizona by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (20-21)
10%
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Pioneer Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Arizona by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Pioneer Elementary School's ranking?
Pioneer Elementary School is ranked #253 out of 1,854 schools, which ranks it among the top 20% of public schools in Arizona.
What schools are Pioneer Elementary School often compared to?
Pioneer Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Porter Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
53% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 32% AZ state average), while 57% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 39% AZ state average).
How many students attend Pioneer Elementary School?
452 students attend Pioneer Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
55% of Pioneer Elementary School students are White, 28% of students are Hispanic, 7% of students are Two or more races, 3% of students are American Indian, 3% of students are Asian, 3% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Pioneer Elementary School?
Pioneer Elementary School has a student ration of 15:1, which is lower than the Arizona state average of 17:1.
What grades does Pioneer Elementary School offer ?
Pioneer Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-8
What school district is Pioneer Elementary School part of?
Pioneer Elementary School is part of Gilbert Unified District (4239) School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 452 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 45%
  • : Top 20%
  • : 53% (Top 20%)
  • : 57% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

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