Gilbert school information

Average Test Scores51%36%49%
Student/Teacher ratio19:118:116:1
Total public schools441,86379,221
Total private schools631624,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1487,963
The Gilbert, AZ educational system consists of 44 public schools, 6 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Gilbert public schools have average test scores of 51% which is 43% higher than than the Arizona average and 4% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Gilbert public schools is 19:1, compared to 18:1 in Arizona and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 93.7% of students have completed 8th grade, 93.5% have completed high school, 42.4% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 3.4% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Gilbert are 4% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 44 public schools in Gilbert.
  • 93.7% of people in Gilbert have completed 8th grade.
  • 93.5% of people in Gilbert have completed high school.
  • 42.4% of people in Gilbert have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Gilbert

Completed 8th grade93.7%83.7%84.3%
Completed high school93.5%82.2%83.0%
Completed some college79.2%62.0%59.4%
Completed associate degree53.0%36.5%38.5%
Completed bachelors42.4%28.0%30.3%
Completed masters14.3%10.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.4%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.7%1.2%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Gilbert (high school & post-secondary)

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Paradise Valley, AZ13,83362%27%
Chandler, AZ242,13155%12%
Scottsdale, AZ234,49553%8%
Queen Creek, AZ30,84952%5%
Mesa, AZ470,45639%21%
Gilbert, AZ226,83251%4%

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Arlington, VA226,09285%72%
Fremont, CA227,93467%36%
Baton Rouge, LA228,69457%15%
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Chesapeake, VA233,19479%62%
Gilbert, AZ226,83251%4%
Source: The Gilbert, 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.