Gilbert High School in Gilbert, AZ - Niche

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Gilbert High School is a public school in Gilbert, Arizona. It has 2,744 students in grades 9-12. According to state standards, 85% of students at this school are considered proficient in math and/or reading. There have been 417 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

1101 East Elliot Rd
Gilbert, AZ 85296
(480) 497-3452

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3.7 from 417 reviews
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    • Niche User
    • 3
    Educational Outcomes: The school is fairly decent.. I am a senior and have attended all four years. Most of the teachers are nice and easy to get along with and the people in administration and counseling area are nice and helpful! As far as preparing its students for the real world and college, the school needs improvement. I had one teacher who actually tried to help set us up for the real world and that was my government teacher Mr. Bracken. I had pretty good english teachers however, my math teachers weren't very good. I think the teachers need to be more lenient when it comes to having an occasional tardy to class. The school seems to be more concerned about monitoring students on social media more than giving them an education. Overall I enjoyed attending Gilbert High, and our senior pranks make us social media famous every year!
    • Niche User
    • 3
    Food: they could use healthier food for those who care about their health and exercise daily.
    • Niche User
    • 4
    Administration & Policies: student behaved better after being suspended for cheating or bullying others.
    • Niche User
    • 3
    Sports & Fitness: I liked the program a lot.
    • Niche User
    • 4
    Teachers: They graded according to what they said in the syllabus. I love the way they included real life example in the classroom and they knew well the subject they were teaching.

Academics Read more about this school's academics

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2.66 Leading Edge Academy - Gilbert Elementary Campus Public, Charter
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3.66 Gilbert Junior High School Public
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4.00 Gilbert Classical Academy Junior Public
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Comparable Schools

Niche Grade Name Distance Total Students
3.00 Mesa High School 3 mi. 2,677
3.33 Mesquite High School 3 mi. 2,491
3.66 Highland High School 4 mi. 2,964
4.00 Chandler High School 5 mi. 3,175
3.00 Higley High School 5 mi. 1,427

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

Student Diversity

Gilbert High School United States Chandler High School Highland High School Higley High School Mesa High School Mesquite High School
White 68.0% 51.6% 41.0% 78.0% 65.0% 37.0% 63.0%
Hispanic 21.0% 24.5% 40.0% 11.0% 20.0% 53.0% 19.0%
African American 4.0% 15.2% 8.0% 3.0% 5.0% 4.0% 5.0%
Asian 3.0% 4.7% 6.0% 5.0% 4.0% 2.0% 8.0%
Native American 0% 1.1% 1.0% 0% 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.4% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Multiracial 0% 2.6% 0% 0% 2.0% 0% 0%


Grade 9 23.8%
Grade 10 23.9%
Grade 11 26.8%
Grade 12 25.5%

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 40 responses

  • 85% Yes
  • 8% Not sure.
  • 8% No

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 20 responses

  • 31% A lot of the teachers make learning enjoyable
  • 23% The students and teachers (especially the AP)
  • 23% Friends
  • 18% The environment
  • 5% Family tradition

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 18 responses

  • 30% The kids who do not contribute at all.
  • 27% Mormon religion in the school board makes issues
  • 17% Rebellious students
  • 13% A lot of drugs and sexual contact taking place
  • 10% There is a lack of diversity
  • 3% None

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 16 responses

  • 50% It's the oldest school in the district
  • 38% It seems to be a very safe school
  • 6% Everybody is nice and accepting!
  • 6% The Mormon people who are loving and accepting

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 20 responses

  • 55% What you put into it is what you'll get out of it
  • 25% Well rounded
  • 15% Safe
  • 5% Diverse

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 18 responses

  • 78% Get involved, join clubs and/or sports
  • 11% Do what you love and love what you do
  • 11% Be creative in your electives

What is your overall opinion of this school?     Based on 12 responses

  • 25% I love everything about this school.
  • 58% I like mostly everything about this school, but there are some things I wish were different.
  • 17% I like a few things about this school, but I'm disappointed in general.
  • 0% I hate everything about this school.