1030 N Blue Grotto Dr
Gilbert, AZ 85234
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Val Vista Lakes Elementary School serves 533 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Val Vista Lakes Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 43% (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 54% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 39%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 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).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 533 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 42%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in AZ
  • Math Proficiency
    : 43% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 54% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Val Vista Lakes Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Arizona for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Val Vista Lakes Elementary School's student population of 533 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 38 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students
533 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
38 teachers
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School Rankings

Val Vista Lakes Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% 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 Val Vista Lakes Elementary School is 0.59, 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
This School
State Level (AZ)
Overall Testing Rank
#467 out of 1854 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
17:1
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American Indian
2%
5%
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
27%
46%
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Black
2%
6%
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White
58%
36%
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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
0.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
24%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
9%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Val Vista Lakes Elementary School's ranking?

Val Vista Lakes Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Arizona for: Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 20%).

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

43% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 32% AZ state average), while 54% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 39% AZ state average).

How many students attend Val Vista Lakes Elementary School?

533 students attend Val Vista Lakes Elementary School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

58% of Val Vista Lakes Elementary School students are White, 27% of students are Hispanic, 9% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are American Indian, 2% of students are Asian, and 2% of students are Black.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Val Vista Lakes Elementary School?

Val Vista Lakes Elementary School has a student ration of 14:1, which is lower than the Arizona state average of 17:1.

What grades does Val Vista Lakes Elementary School offer ?

Val Vista Lakes Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-6

What school district is Val Vista Lakes Elementary School part of?

Val Vista Lakes Elementary School is part of Gilbert Unified School District.

School Calendar

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Date
Spring Break/No School
March 13, 2023 (Monday)
Spring Break/No School
March 14, 2023 (Tuesday)
Spring Break/No School
March 15, 2023 (Wednesday)
Spring Break/No School
March 16, 2023 (Thursday)
Spring Break/No School
March 17, 2023 (Friday)

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 533 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 42%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 43% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 54% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

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