Airport Heights Elementary School

1510 Alder Dr
Anchorage, AK 99508
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Airport Heights Elementary School serves 333 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Airport Heights Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Alaska for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-34% (which is lower than the Alaska state average of 40%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 25-29% (which is lower than the Alaska state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Alaska state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 89% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is higher than the Alaska state average of 53% (majority American Indian and Hispanic).

Top Placements

Airport Heights Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Alaska for:

School Overview

Airport Heights Elementary School's student population of 333 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 22 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students333 students
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Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
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School Comparison

Airport Heights Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 466 schools in Alaska (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Airport Heights Elementary School is 0.84, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.71. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AK)
Overall Testing Rank
#298 out of 466 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:117:1
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American Indian
17%
23%
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Asian
26%
6%
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Hispanic
17%
7%
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Black
5%
3%
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White
11%
47%
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Hawaiian
9%
3%
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Two or more races
15%
11%
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Diversity Score
0.840.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
9%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAnchorage School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AK Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Airport Heights Elementary School is Whaley School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Anchorage Stream Academy (0.5 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Anchorage Anchorage Stream Academy Math: 30-34% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 109 students
    0.5 miles
    7801 E 32nd Ave
    Anchorage, AK 99521
    (907) 742-9000
    0.5 6-8 109
  • Anchorage Whaley School Special Education School
    Math: ≤5% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-12 | 433 students
    0.7 miles
    2220 Nichols St
    Anchorage, AK 99508
    (907) 742-2350
    0.7 PK-12 433
  • Anchorage King Career Center Vocational School
    Grades: 10-12
    0.8 miles
    2650 E Northern Lights Blvd
    Anchorage, AK 99508
    (907) 742-8900
    0.8 10-12 n/a
  • Anchorage Fairview Elementary School Math: 21% | Reading: 17%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 413 students
    0.9 miles
    1327 Nelchina St
    Anchorage, AK 99501
    (907) 742-7600
    0.9 PK-6 413
  • Anchorage East High School Magnet School
    Math: 17% | Reading: 23%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 2,031 students
    1.0 miles
    4025 E Northern Lights Blvd
    Anchorage, AK 99508
    (907) 742-2100
    1 9-12 2,031

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