Gilbert High School in Gilbert, AZ - Niche

Overall
Niche Grade
Details
  • Grades
    9-12
  • Students
    2,553
  • Type
    Public
  • Reviews
    484 3.7
  • Ranking

Gilbert High School is a public school in Gilbert, Arizona. It has 2,553 students in grades 9-12. According to state standards, 80% of students at this school are considered proficient in math and/or reading. There have been 484 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

1101 East Elliot Rd
Gilbert, AZ 85234
(480) 497-3300

Ratings and Reviews
3.7 from 484 reviews
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    • Niche User
    • 3
    Health & Safety: There are a lot of safety measures at the school. The nurses are alright though, most of them try to give you either something to help with the pain or just have you call home. Either way, its a safe enough school.
    • Niche User
    • 3
    Extracurriculars: There is a variety of extracurricular activities, but that doesn't make up for the quality of them. A lot of them look under funded and don't seem to have many resources.
    • Niche User
    • 3
    Overall Experience: School was fun. I really loved hanging in the classroom during lunch in order to get work done. However the school events could have used some work and our football team wasn't really the best.
    • Niche User
    • 4
    Teachers: Most of the teachers I had were nice and supportive
    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Extracurriculars: I was never a part of any clubs due to after school club sports, tried NHS and was unable to attend meetings getting kicked out

Academics Read more about this school's academics

Nearby Schools

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3.66 Mesquite Elementary School Public
3.33 Gilbert Arts Academy Public, Charter
3.66 Patterson Elementary School Public
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3.66 Burk Elementary School Public
3.66 Sonoma Ranch Elementary School Public
3.66 Benjamin Franklin Charter School - Gilbert Public, Charter
3.66 Finley Farms Elementary School Public
3.66 Settlers Point Elementary School Public
Greenhouse Montessori School Public, Charter
Gilbert Early College A Leading Edge High School Public, Charter
Bios Christian Academy Private, Alternative, Religious
3.66 Gilbert Elementary School Public
3.66 Val Vista Lakes Elementary School Public
3.33 Gilbert Junior High School Public
2.66 Desert Hills High School Public, Charter
3.33 Mesquite Jr High School Public
3.66 Houston Elementary School Public
4.00 Gilbert Classical Academy Junior Public
4.00 Gilbert Classical Academy High School Public
Christ's Greenfield Lutheran School Private, Religious
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3.66 Greenfield Junior High School Public
3.66 Greenfield Elementary School Public
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3.66 Ashland Elementary School Public
3.66 South Valley Jr. High School Public
4.00 Challenger Basic School Public, Charter
4.00 Pioneer Elementary School Public
3.66 Oak Tree Elementary School Public
3.33 Imagine West Gilbert Elementary School Public, Charter
3.66 Imagine West Gilbert Middle School Public, Charter
Cenpatico Schools Private, Special Education
3.00 Porter Elementary School Public
3.66 Great Hearts Academies - Arete Preparatory Academy Public, Charter, Coed
EDUPRIZE - Gilbert Campus Public, Charter
3.00 Gilbert Christian Schools Private, Religious
3.66 Montessori Education Centre Charter School - Mesa Public, Charter
3.66 Harris Elementary School Public
4.00 Chandler Traditional Academy - Liberty Campus Public
3.00 Williams Field High School Public
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3.66 Hillcrest Academy Public, Charter
3.66 Spectrum Elementary School Public
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3.66 San Tan Learning Center Public, Charter
3.33 Irving Elementary School Public
3.66 Johnson Elementary School Public
3.66 Highland Park Elementary School Public
3.33 Taylor Junior High School Public
3.33 Mesa High School Public
3.66 Chandler Traditional Academy-Humphrey Public
3.33 Robson Elementary School Public
4.00 Shumway Elementary School Public
3.66 Franklin Elementary School Public
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3.33 Mesquite High School Public
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3.66 Carol Rae Ranch Elementary School Public
3.66 Franklin at Brimhall Elementary School Public
3.66 Franklin Junior High School Public
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2.66 Sequoia Charter Elementary School Public, Charter
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Ken 'Chief' Hill Learning Academy Public, Alternative
2.66 Longfellow Elementary School Public
3.66 Towne Meadows Elementary School Public
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3.66 Quartz Hill Elementary School Public
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3.66 Rudy G. Bologna Elementary School Public
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Comparable Schools

Niche Grade Name Distance Total Students
EDUPRIZE - Gilbert Campus 3 mi. 1,828
3.00 Williams Field High School 3 mi. 1,581
3.33 Mesa High School 4 mi. 3,330
3.33 Mesquite High School 3 mi. 2,016
4.00 Highland High School 4 mi. 3,010

Around Gilbert High School

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Student Demographics Read more about this school's student culture and diversity

Gender

Gender
Female 49%
Male 50%

Student Diversity

Gilbert High School United States EDUPRIZE - Gilbert Campus Highland High School Mesa High School Mesquite High School Williams Field High School
White 68.0% 51.0% 73.0% 76.0% 33.0% 61.0% 65.0%
Hispanic 21.0% 25.0% 14.0% 12.0% 58.0% 22.0% 21.0%
Asian 3.0% 4.8% 4.0% 5.0% 2.0% 6.0% 4.0%
African American 3.0% 15.0% 2.0% 3.0% 3.0% 6.0% 6.0%
Multiracial 1.0% 2.8% 3.0% 0% 0% 2.0% 2.0%
Native American 0% 1.1% 0% 0% 1.0% 1.0% 0%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.4% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%

Enrollment

Enrollment
Grade 9 25.0%
Grade 10 23.3%
Grade 11 25.6%
Grade 12 26.2%

Educational Outcomes Read more about this school's educational outcomes

Student Opinions

If you could do it all over again, would you still want to go to this school?     Based on 70 responses

  • 77% Yes
  • 14% Not sure.
  • 9% No

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 47 responses

  • 24% A lot of the teachers make learning enjoyable
  • 19% Friends
  • 19% The students and teachers (especially the AP)
  • 12% School Spirit
  • 9% The environment
  • 6% The clubs
  • 5% Football games
  • 3% Family tradition
  • 2% Educational Resources
  • 1% Everything is great about this school

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 36 responses

  • 21% The kids who do not contribute at all.
  • 19% Mormon religion in the school board makes issues
  • 16% Lack of funding
  • 13% Rebellious students
  • 8% A lot of drugs and sexual contact taking place
  • 8% There is a lack of diversity
  • 5% I didn't agree with school decisions
  • 5% Lack of respect
  • 3% Judge mental groups
  • 3% None

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 43 responses

  • 44% It's the oldest school in the district
  • 23% It seems to be a very safe school
  • 14% Everybody is nice and accepting!
  • 7% The Mormon people who are loving and accepting
  • 7% It is the school that is named after the city
  • 5% Lots of clubs

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 47 responses

  • 51% What you put into it is what you'll get out of it
  • 28% Well rounded
  • 9% Safe
  • 6% Very positive and spirited!
  • 6% Diverse

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 36 responses

  • 64% Get involved, join clubs and/or sports
  • 22% Do what you love and love what you do
  • 6% Get involved by doing what you love
  • 6% Be creative in your electives
  • 3% Befriend everyone, including faculty and outsiders

What is your overall opinion of this school?     Based on 40 responses

  • 20% I love everything about this school.
  • 68% I like mostly everything about this school, but there are some things I wish were different.
  • 12% I like a few things about this school, but I'm disappointed in general.
  • 0% I hate everything about this school.