Riggs Elementary School

6930 S Seville Blvd W
Gilbert, AZ 85298
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 10%
Riggs Elementary School serves 800 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Riggs Elementary School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 56% (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 63% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 39%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Arizona state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 27% 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: 800 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 27%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10% in AZ
  • Math Proficiency
    : 56% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 63% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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Attribute

School Overview

Riggs Elementary School's student population of 800 students has declined by 17% over five school years.
The teacher population of 49 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students
800 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
49 teachers
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School Rankings

Riggs 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 Riggs Elementary School is 0.44, 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
#182 out of 1854 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
63%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
5%
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
17%
47%
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Black
3%
6%
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White
73%
35%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.44
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Eligible for Free Lunch
6%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (20-21)
2%
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 Riggs Elementary School's ranking?
Riggs Elementary School is ranked #182 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?
56% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 32% AZ state average), while 63% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 39% AZ state average).
How many students attend Riggs Elementary School?
800 students attend Riggs Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
73% of Riggs Elementary School students are White, 17% of students are Hispanic, 5% of students are Two or more races, 3% of students are Black, and 2% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Riggs Elementary School?
Riggs Elementary School has a student ration of 16:1, which is lower than the Arizona state average of 17:1.
What grades does Riggs Elementary School offer ?
Riggs Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-6
What school district is Riggs Elementary School part of?
Riggs Elementary School is part of Chandler Unified District #80 (4242) School District.

School Calendar

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Event
Date
Grading Period Ends - LAST DAY FOR STUDENTS
March 08, 2024 (Friday)
First Day Back for Students
March 26, 2024 (Tuesday)
High School Graduations - Last Day of School (1/2 DAY)
May 23, 2024 (Thursday)
First Day of School for Students
July 17, 2024 (Wednesday)

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 800 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 27%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 56% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 63% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

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