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  • Gila Bend High School
  • 308 N Martin Ave, Gila Bend
  • Gila Bend Unified District
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 129
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 22:1
  • Gila Bend Elementary
  • P O Box V, Gila Bend
  • Gila Bend Unified District
  • Grades: PK - 8 · Students: 291
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 20:1

Gila Bend school information

IndexGila BendArizonaNational
Average Test Scores15%36%49%
Student/Teacher ratio16:118:116:1
Total public schools31,86379,221
Total private schoolsn/a31624,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1487,963
The Gila Bend, AZ educational system consists of 3 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Gila Bend public schools have average test scores of 15% which is 58% lower than than the Arizona average and 70% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Gila Bend public schools is 16:1, compared to 18:1 in Arizona and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 71.5% of students have completed 8th grade, 62.5% have completed high school, 12.5% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.9% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Gila Bend

IndexGila BendArizonaNational
Completed 8th grade71.5%83.7%84.3%
Completed high school62.5%82.2%83.0%
Completed some college35.1%62.0%59.4%
Completed associate degree17.1%36.5%38.5%
Completed bachelors12.5%28.0%30.3%
Completed masters1.8%10.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.9%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.9%1.2%1.3%

Gila Bend, AZ School Districts

Gila Bend Unified District

There are a total of 3 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Gila Bend. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Gila Bend, AZ schools is 15%. The average student to teacher ratio is 16:1. In Gila Bend, AZ, an average of 71.5% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 62.5% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Gila Bend schools, you can start by sorting the list of schools by proficiency test score, school name or student to teacher ratio. Then you can select the grade levels that you would like to see, these include preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Next, select the school type from the following options: charter, magnet, title I and title 1. Finally, you are able to filter your results by average proficiency score. Simply select the minimum proficiency score that you would like to see and only schools with that proficiency score or higher will appear on your list of Gila Bend, AZ schools.

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Theba, AZ11415%70%
Gila Bend, AZ1,95215%70%

Cities with similar population

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Albany, KY1,95239%20%
Inola, OK1,95272%46%
Greenfield, IA1,95176%54%
Farmingdale, ME1,95330%40%
Fall Branch, TN1,95150%1%
Gila Bend, AZ1,95215%70%
Source: The Gila Bend, AZ education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.