Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District

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  • For the 2020 school year, there are 47 public schools in Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District, serving 19,259 students.
  • Public school in Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District have an average math proficiency score of 42% (versus the Alaska public school average of 37%), and reading proficiency score of 51% (versus the 43% statewide average). This district's average school ranking is in the top 30% of public schools in Alaska.
  • The top ranked public schools in Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District are Glacier View School, Fred And Sara Machetanz Elementary School and Mat-su Career & Technical Ed High School. Overall school rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
  • Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is less than the Alaska public school average of 52% (majority American Indian).
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is more than the Alaska public school average of 17:1.

Overview

School District NameMatanuska-Susitna Borough School District
School District Websitehttp://www.matsuk12.us
School District Phone Number(907)746-9255
School District Grades OfferedPK - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (AK)
# of Schools47 Schools509 Schools
# of Students19,259 Students132,872 Students
# of Teachers1,017 Teachers7,748 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio19:117:1

District Comparison

  • Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District, which is ranked within the top 30% of all 53 school districts in Alaska (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 83% has increased from 74% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (AK)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
40%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Matanuska-Susitna Borough   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of AK by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
46%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Matanuska-Susitna Borough   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of AK by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate
83%
77%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Matanuska-Susitna Borough   School District and public school graduation rate of AK by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.460.71
# of American Indian Students2,978 Students30,415 Students
% American Indian Students
15%
23%
# of Asian Students336 Students7,785 Students
% Asian Students
2%
6%
# of Hispanic Students521 Students8,868 Students
% Hispanic Students
3%
7%
# of Black Students277 Students3,866 Students
% Black Students
1%
3%
# of White Students13,867 Students63,227 Students
% White Students
72%
47%
# of Hawaiian Students288 Students3,914 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
2%
3%
# of Two or more races Students992 Students14,797 Students
% of Two or more races Students
5%
11%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:3913,586
# of Students in Kindergarten:1,44710,196
# of Students in 1st Grade:1,42810,243
# of Students in 2nd Grade:1,53510,331
# of Students in 3rd Grade:1,43210,409
# of Students in 4th Grade:1,44510,398
# of Students in 5th Grade:1,51610,229
# of Students in 6th Grade:1,55010,007
# of Students in 7th Grade:1,4899,741
# of Students in 8th Grade:1,4589,478
# of Students in 9th Grade:1,3619,584
# of Students in 10th Grade:1,3829,285
# of Students in 11th Grade:1,3499,503
# of Students in 12th Grade:1,4769,882
# of Ungraded Students: - -

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $12,809 in this school district is less than the state average of $24,325. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $13,828 is less than the state average of $24,500. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (AK)
Total Revenue$224 MM$10 MM
This chart display total revenue of Matanuska-Susitna Borough   School District and average revenue for each school distric in AK by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending$242 MM$10 MM
This chart display total spending of Matanuska-Susitna Borough   School District and average spending for each school distric in AK by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student$12,809$24,325
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Matanuska-Susitna Borough   School District and average revenue per public school student in AK by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student$13,828$24,500
This chart display average spending per public school student in Matanuska-Susitna Borough   School District and average spending per public school student in AK by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District Public Schools (2020)

  • School (Math/Reading Proficiency) Location
    Grades
    Students
  • Academy Charter School Charter School
    Math: 50-54% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank: Top 10%
    801 East Arctic
    Palmer, AK 99645
    (907)746-2358

    Grades: K-8 | 247 students
  • American Charter Academy Charter School
    Math: 60-64% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank: Top 5%
    7362 W Parks Hwy #725
    Wasilla, AK 99623
    (907)352-0150

    Grades: K-12 | 211 students
  • Beryozova School Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank: Top 30%
    27297 W Beryozova Dr
    Willow, AK 99688
    (907)495-9390

    Grades: K-12 | 19 students
  • Big Lake Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank: Top 50%
    Mile 4.5 South Big Lake Rd
    Big Lake, AK 99652
    (907)892-9700

    Grades: PK-5 | 398 students
  • Birchtree Charter School Charter School
    Math: 40-44% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank: Top 50%
    7101 E Palmer-wasilla Hwy
    Palmer, AK 99645
    (907)745-1831

    Grades: K-8 | 416 students
  • Burchell High School Alternative School
    Math: ≤20% | Reading: 21-39%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1775 W Parks Hwy
    Wasilla, AK 99654
    (907)864-2600

    Grades: 9-12 | 209 students
  • Butte Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank: Top 20%
    4006 S Butte Rd
    Palmer, AK 99645
    (907)861-5200

    Grades: PK-5 | 282 students
  • Colony High School Math: 23% | Reading: 36%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    9550 E Bogard Rd
    Palmer, AK 99645
    (907)861-5500

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,121 student
  • Colony Middle School Math: 36% | Reading: 56%
    Rank: Top 50%
    9250 E Bogard Rd
    Palmer, AK 99645
    (907)761-1500

    Grades: 6-8 | 764 students
  • Cottonwood Creek Elementary School Math: 62% | Reading: 50%
    Rank: Top 20%
    800 N Seward Meridian
    Palmer, AK 99645
    (907)864-2100

    Grades: PK-5 | 462 students
  • Dena'ina Elementary School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    7068 S Knik Knack Mud Shack Ro
    Wasilla, AK 99687
    (907)864-5600

    Grades: PK-5 | 404 students
  • Finger Lake Elementary School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank: Top 20%
    5981 Eek St
    Wasilla, AK 99654
    (907)864-2200

    Grades: PK-5 | 412 students
  • Fred And Sara Machetanz Elementary School Math: 72% | Reading: 66%
    Rank: Top 5%
    4961 E Nelson Rd
    Wasilla, AK 99654
    (907)864-2300

    Grades: PK-5 | 444 students
  • Fronteras Charter School Charter School
    Math: 40-44% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank: Top 20%
    2315 N Seward Meridian Pky
    Wasilla, AK 99654
    (907)376-2223

    Grades: K-8 | 289 students
  • Glacier View School Math: 60-79% | Reading: 60-79%
    Rank: Top 5%
    65975 S Wolverine Cir
    Sutton, AK 99674
    (907)861-5650

    Grades: K-12 | 32 students
  • Goose Bay Elementary School
    6400 Hollywood Blvd
    Wasilla, AK 99654
    (907)352-6400

    Grades: PK-2 | 340 students
  • Houston High School Math: ≤5% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    12501 W Hawk Lane
    Houston, AK 99694
    (907)892-9400

    Grades: 9-12 | 370 students
  • Houston Middle School Math: 21% | Reading: 31%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    12801 W Hawk Ln
    Big Lake, AK 99652
    (907)892-9500

    Grades: 6-8 | 382 students
  • Iditarod Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank: Top 50%
    455 E Carpenter Cir
    Wasilla, AK 99654
    (907)352-9100

    Grades: PK-5 | 437 students
  • Joe Redington Senior Jr/sr High School Math: 18% | Reading: 44%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    10015 W Redington School Rd
    Wasilla, AK 99623
    (907)864-5400

    Grades: 6-12 | 610 students
  • John Shaw Elementary School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank: Top 10%
    3750 E Paradise Ln
    Wasilla, AK 99654
    (907)352-0500

    Grades: PK-5 | 447 students
  • Knik Elementary School Math: 63% | Reading: 45%
    Rank: Top 50%
    6350 W Hollywood
    Wasilla, AK 99687
    (907)352-0300

    Grades: K-5 | 286 students
  • Larson Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank: Top 20%
    2722 E Seldon Rd
    Wasilla, AK 99654
    (907)352-2300

    Grades: PK-5 | 392 students
  • Mat-su Career & Technical Ed High School Vocational School
    Math: 60-64% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank: Top 5%
    2472 N Seward Meridian Pkwy
    Wasilla, AK 99654
    (907)352-0400

    Grades: 8-12 | 656 students
  • Mat-su Central School Math: 32% | Reading: 54%
    Rank: Top 50%
    600 E Railroad Ave #6
    Wasilla, AK 99654
    (907)352-7480

    Grades: K-12 | 1,698 student
  • Mat-su Day School Special Education School
    Math: ≤10% | Reading: 21-39%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    2360 N Tait Dr
    Wasilla, AK 99654
    (907)864-6000

    Grades: K-12 | 89 students
  • Mat-su Middle College School
    8295 East College Drive
    Palmer, AK 99645
    (907)746-8485

    Grades: 11-12 | 161 students
  • Mat-su Youth Facility Alternative School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank: Top 30%
    581 S Outer Springer Lp
    Palmer, AK 99645
    (907)761-7238

    Grades: 6-12 | 11 students
  • Meadow Lakes Elementary School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1741 Pittman Rd
    Wasilla, AK 99654
    (907)352-6100

    Grades: PK-5 | 425 students
  • Midnight Sun Family Learning Center Charter School
    Math: 60-64% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank: Top 10%
    7275 W Midnight Sun Cir
    Wasilla, AK 99654
    (907)357-6786

    Grades: K-8 | 192 students
  • Palmer High School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1170 W Bogard Rd
    Palmer, AK 99645
    (907)746-8400

    Grades: 9-12 | 765 students
  • Palmer Middle School Math: 29% | Reading: 56%
    Rank: Top 50%
    1159 S Chugach
    Palmer, AK 99645
    (907)761-4300

    Grades: 6-8 | 572 students
  • Pioneer Peak Elementary School Math: 70% | Reading: 60%
    Rank: Top 10%
    1959 North Trunk Rd
    Palmer, AK 99645
    (907)861-5700

    Grades: PK-5 | 434 students
  • Sherrod Elementary School Math: 58% | Reading: 51%
    Rank: Top 20%
    561 N Gulkana St
    Palmer, AK 99645
    (907)761-4100

    Grades: K-5 | 437 students
  • Snowshoe Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank: Top 50%
    2001 W Fairview Loop
    Wasilla, AK 99654
    (907)352-9500

    Grades: PK-5 | 369 students
  • Show 12 more public schools in Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District (out of 47 total schools)
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