Highland Park Elementary School

230 North Cole Dr, Gilbert, AZ 85234 | (480) 832-3034
  • Grades: PK-6
  • Student Enrollment: 900
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Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 230 N. Cole Dr., Gilbert, AZ 85234
School District Details
  • Gilbert Unified District
  • Per-Pupil Spending: $6,566
  • Graduation Rate: 87.3%
  • Dropout Rate: 4.2%
  • Students Per Teacher: 18.5
  • Enrolled Students: 38,742

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 900
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 46.4
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 19.4
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 463 (51.4%)
  • Females: 437 (48.6%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 67 (7.4%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 113 (12.6%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 180 (20.0%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Highland Park Elementary School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian30.3%
Black212.3%
Asian778.6%
Hispanic889.8%
White71179.0%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Highland Park Elementary School
  Number Percent
Pre-Kindergarten222.4%
Kindergarten12413.8%
1st Grade14416.0%
2nd Grade13014.4%
3rd Grade13615.1%
4th Grade12113.4%
5th Grade11612.9%
6th Grade10711.9%
Faculty Educational Background (2006-07)
  • Teachers with a Bachelor's Degree: 69%
  • Teachers with a Master's Degree or Higher:31%
Faculty Salary and Experience (2006-2007)
  • Average Teaching Experience: 5 Years
  • Average Salary: $37,973
Teacher Experience by Number of Years
Highland Park Elementary School Teacher Experience in Years
  Salary Percent
1-5 Years of Teaching Experience$35,04757%
More Than 5 Years of Teaching Experience$41,87543%
Source: AZ Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Test Scores and Performance Information

Overall School Rating

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How is this determined?
The overall school rating shows that Highland Park Elementary School performed on average much better than most other schools across the state on AIMS state exams in the following subjects:
  • Math
  • Reading
  • Science
  • Writing

AIMS - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 3 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201077.0%74.0%65.0%
200988.0%100.0%-
200883.0%84.0%71.0%
 
Reading Test
201085.0%84.0%73.0%
2009100.0%100.0%-
200884.0%83.0%69.0%
 
Writing Test
200987.0%87.0%-
200892.0%86.0%76.0%
 

Grade 4 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201083.0%76.0%63.0%
200989.0%88.0%-
200897.0%100.0%74.0%
 
Reading Test
201089.0%84.0%71.0%
200989.0%100.0%-
2008100.0%87.0%69.0%
 
Science Test
201084.0%74.0%61.0%
200973.0%74.0%-
200878.0%72.0%53.0%
 
Writing Test
200995.0%93.0%-
200889.0%84.0%70.0%
 

Grade 5 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201085.0%74.0%58.0%
2009100.0%100.0%-
2008100.0%84.0%70.0%
 
Reading Test
201087.0%84.0%72.0%
200993.0%100.0%-
2008100.0%84.0%68.0%
 
Writing Test
201091.0%87.0%74.0%
200998.0%91.0%-
200882.0%77.0%65.0%
 

Grade 6 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201085.0%73.0%56.0%
200990.0%84.0%-
200886.0%100.0%67.0%
 
Reading Test
201094.0%89.0%78.0%
200989.0%97.0%-
2008100.0%89.0%68.0%
 
Writing Test
201098.0%86.0%73.0%
200995.0%93.0%-
200886.0%86.0%72.0%
 
Source: AZ Department of Education 2009-2010

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