Gibbs Magnet Elementary School

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1115 W 16th St

Little Rock, AR 72202

(501) 447-4900

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Grades: PK - 5

School Type: Public, Magnet

Student Enrollment: 310

Students Per Teacher: 9

Parent Reviews

12 Parent Reviews for Gibbs Magnet Elementary School

This school is definitely A 10!!! Your child is taught a foreign language and the teachers are amazing. The principal is the best!

Posted by a parent on 09/19/13

It's been much too long since someone posted a review about Gibbs! We have a daughter starting 3rd grade and a daughter starting 1st grade in less than 3 weeks. In a few short words - we love Gibbs. Gibbs embodies what school should be - what it was like when I was growing up. Small student body, ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 07/30/13

Gibbs is a school that is on the cutting edge of education. The teachers and faculty are dedicated to reaching children where they are academically. Most of the staff knows every child by name and some can even name younger brothers and sisters of students. I would dare to say that Gibbs Elementary ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/11/09

Gibbs is a gem. It's an International Studies/ Foreign Languages Magnet. It offers Spanish, French and German every day. Each classroom has it's own country and the children have special lessons weekly to learn about 'their' country - the language, culture, and history. This school is small, diverse, ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/10/09

My son is currently in the fourth grade at Gibbs. He came from Cato Elementary and started at Gibbs in the first grade. We have enjoyed all the wonderful teaching staff at the school. They have shown geniune concern for him and his education. This school is like an extended family. He enjoys all ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 03/31/09

My son graduated from Gibbs 3 years ago and my daughter, who is in 3rd grade, has attended Gibbs since Kindergarten. Every single staff member is dedicated and professional. Gibbs offers so many excellent programs, such as Foreign Language, full-time Art, Music,Global studies, and PE instructors, as ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 03/27/09

I have a 5th grader and a prek child at Gibbs and we love it. The Principal and staff have high expectations of all students. Parents are welcomed and encouraged to be involved. Teachers communicate often with parents; they are easily accessible with emails and an open door policy. There are lots of ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 03/24/08

My daughter is in the second grade at Gibbs and we really could not be more pleased with this school. The administration is top notch, we have loved all of her teachers and she is excelling in all areas. Unfortunately my son didn't make the 'lotto' for placement in Gibbs last year and we had to send ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 01/30/08

Gibbs is an absolutely wonderful school! I have very high expectations and this school has met every one of them. The faculty is very supportive in every way imaginable. They are very caring and concerned. My children have many opportunities that I never imagined possible in an Arkansas school. ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 01/01/06

I love that this is such a small school with such carrying facility. My kids love it and I have been very pleased with the high level of education that they are receiving. My family could live any place due to my husband's job. We are from out of state. However, we have chosen to stay in the area ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 04/09/04

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Test scores for Gibbs Magnet Elementary School

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Test Year: 2012
Gibbs Magnet Elementary School
Little Rock School District
* In 2011-2012 Arkansas used the Benchmark Exam to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in literacy and grades 3 through 8 in math. The Benchmark Exam is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Arkansas. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

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Little Rock schools — Gibbs Magnet Elementary School is located at 1115 W 16th St, Little Rock AR 72202. 1115 W 16th St is in the 72202 ZIP code in Little Rock, AR The school district for Gibbs Magnet Elementary School is the Little Rock School District. Gibbs Magnet Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels PK - 5.
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