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Avg. test scores 4%
High school dipl. 13%
Bachelors degree 40%

Gilbert school information

IndexGilbertArizonaNational
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
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Key findings

  • The 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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Compare Gilbert, AZ Schools

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      Education level achieved in Gilbert

      IndexGilbertArizonaNational
      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%

      Gilbert, AZ School Districts

      • Gilbert Unified District
      • Higley Unified District
      • Chandler Unified District

      There are a total of 44 public schools, 6 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Gilbert. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Gilbert, AZ schools is 51%. The average student to teacher ratio is 19:1. In Gilbert, AZ, an average of 93.7% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 93.5% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      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%
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      Baton Rouge, LA228,69457%15%
      Irving, TX232,01371%43%
      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.