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Gilbert, AZ
Students enrolled: 532

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1535 N. Greenfield Road
Gilbert, AZ 85234

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(480) 892-2022
(480) 813-9010
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January 29, 2015
I no longer send my kids here.. I took them out almost 3 years now and it was the best move I ever made.. just wish that I did it earlier.. First of all.. my Son was in pre-k for 2 years.. so since he was 3 and a half.. he needed speech. Then they put him in a IEP class and never got out and was reading at a 2nd grade level when he was in the 4th grade. I got the red flags when they wanted to put my daughter in there but they couldn't because her IQ test was too high, really??? and when her 2nd grade teacher saw you she would turn around and go the other way.. Very disappointed with the whole school Mr. Davis and the staff in front very rude and snotty. Moved my kids to Wilson in Mesa out of district and my son was out of speech class and reading at his level in 6 months.. Gilbert school district is not all what they make of it beware people. I moved to Gilbert just for the schools and now send my kids to Mesa best move I ever made wish I never would have walked into Pioneer all those years ago.. BTW my son is on Honor roll every semester and so is my daughter.. 6th and 4th graders now.. and no IEP class for 2 years.. :)

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January 21, 2015
This is our first year as a Pioneer family and so far our experience has been nothing but positive. The office staff have always been helpful, professional and friendly, and the school as a whole has a clean, friendly feel to it. More than anything though, we have been hugely impressed by the dedication of our daughters teacher. Mrs. Collins has done a great job of balancing academics with creativity and fun!

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January 20, 2015
We have had children at Pioneer for six years and are continually impressed with the caliber of the teachers and administration. We moved our children from out of state private schools and have been very pleased with both the education and extracurricular activities offered. There are numerous options in the area, and after exploring many of them decided on Pioneer and have never had second thoughts. Five Stars and two enthusiastic thumbs up!

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January 15, 2015
We have been at Pioneer for 7 years and feel that it is an excellent school in all areas. The excellence starts at the top and Mr. Davis does a great job creating a community at Pioneer where teachers and parents all want to join with him in his vision for the school. We all feel that sense of community and belonging where everyone cares about making Pioneer a wonderful place for educating & nurturing children. And the kids here all know that Mr. Davis knows them and cares about them. I love that! Having experience with teachers in all grades, ALP, strings and band, and recently the SAFARI program, we have yet to find a teacher here who doesn't place each child and their needs first and do so in a positive way and who doesn't go way beyond what is expected in time and effort. We love Pioneer!

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March 05, 2014
This is our first year attending Pioneer Elementary and see that it is a world of a difference from a Chandler school our kids attended the last 5 yrs. First, I want to recognize the teachers for their endless hours at work and their dedication to their classroom and students. From the potted plants outside their classroom to the creativity and organization in the rooms, I am a very happy parent. My kids are excelling and doing much better in school than previously. If attention to a matter is needed to be brought to our attention they didn't wait to tell us about it at conferences but we received a phone call and a solution to fix the matter was put in place. The principal is great as well as the teachers are a reflection of him as he sets goals for each person and ensures the best for all the students. I love the online access we have as parents to know our kids current grades and the email notification on events and reminders as well. I would give 10 stars if they were available!

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February 15, 2014
Pioneer Elementary is an excellent school - from the support staff, teachers and Principal there is always a welcoming feeling when you are at Pioneer Elementary. Each classroom is outfitted with a Smart Board and teachers are using this technology to help enhance their lesson plans. It is a very family friendly campus with lots of activities happening all of the time. Want to get involved in your school - Join the PTSO! Getting involved is the best way to participate in your childs education.

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February 04, 2014
Pioneer Elementary in Gilbert Az. is a wonderful school with a terrific staff! The education is great too! It is an "A" rated school.

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February 02, 2014
Pioneer has been an amazing school since the day I moved my kids over from a Charter school back in 2007. Since I have 4 kids I have noticed that my kids all learn in different ways and struggle in different ways. Pioneer has a staff that cares for each child and their needs. So, my child who is gifted received extra help when he was at Pioneer meeting his needs and on the other hand my child that has struggled with reading has the necessary help to bring him up to speed. The staff and principle know the kids and families and are very involved in the extra curricular activities, which in my opinion helps create a great learning environment and develops a sense of community. I recommend Pioneer for any parent who realizes all kids do not learn the same way but doesn't want to have their kids in multiple schools.

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February 02, 2014
Pioneer Elementary School It's a wonderful school with awesome teachers and staff who really love what they do and it shows in all they do.

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September 27, 2013
Our school has a diverse cultural and economic background. I love that it represents a micro chasm of the real world. Our principal, teachers and staff make a great effort to focus on the strengths and similarities among our students. We are greeted every day at every entrance to the school by a friendly and helpful staff member. The school has received top ratings in our state scale. This is an achievement since we are a Title 1 elementary school. We have dedicate teaches and staff that believe in the children and education as a foundation to a great society. This is not just a school, but a community, a family. I am proud to be the parent of a Pioneer Prospector.

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September 27, 2013
We have 6 kids and they all love Pioneer. We have had experience with three other elementary schools, but absolutely LOVE Pioneer. From the front office staff, to all the teachers, to the principal, Mr. Davis, is an amazing staff who cares about the safety and learning of all students!!!

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September 26, 2013
Pioneer Elementary is a great community school. My children have excelled under the guidance of the wonderful teachers. We feel fortunate to have known all of the staff and many other parents who are involved.

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September 26, 2013
We have been at Pioneer for 4 years now and could not ask for a better school. Having one child with special needs and another in the gifted program it can be a challenge finding a school that fits the needs of both our kids. Pioneer doesn't just fit those needs, they fulfill and exceed in all areas. The teachers and all staff are incredible, so personable, and so helpful. They go out of their way and work extra hard to help each and every student reach their highest potential.

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September 09, 2013
I moved our kids into Pioneer 2 years ago. I could not ask for a better school with some of the best teachers. The teachers I have had for our younger son have been awesome to work with with very open communication. My older child has had the best 2nd grade teacher, an awesome - now retired 3rd grade teacher and he adores his 4th grade teacher this year. Mr. Davis is great and the kids love him. PTSO is very active and does a great job raising money for the school. I will be sad when the day comes that my kids have to move on to JR. High.

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May 01, 2009
I have two children who currently attend Pioneer and love it! We have not met a teacher we didn't like and we feel they genuninly care about each and every child. I do feel that my daughter could be more challenged and given more homework. I am concerned she might be behind academically when we move to California.

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January 01, 2005
This school is good in some areas yet herendous in some. The school lunch is completly unacceptable. Teachers are good however.

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June 14, 2004
My daughter attend preschool here. The teacher was great. Mrs. Wendy has given my daughter the love of learning. Parent involvement was outstanding. There was always a parent there to help when needed.

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June 13, 2004
Our kindergardener just finished his year at Pioneer and had a wonderful experience! Ms. Collins was great.

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March 29, 2004
Extremely good teachers. I have two students there from K-2 for the first and K for the second. We have not met a teacher we did not like and the kids are encouraged to excel.

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Pioneer Elementary School
1535 N. Greenfield Road, Gilbert, AZ  85234
(480) 892-2022
Last modified Pioneer Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades PK-8. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 9 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Pioneer Elementary School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 28 reviews. Top