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  • For the 2018-19 school year, there are 46 public schools managed by Matanuska-susitna Borough School District serving 18,742 students in Palmer, Alaska.
  • Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is less than the Alaska state average of 52%.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is more than the state average of 17:1.

Matanuska-susitna Borough School District (2018-19)

  • School Location Grades Students
  • Palmer Academy Charter School Charter School
    801 East Arctic
    Palmer, AK 99645
    (907)746-2358

    Grades: K-8 | 241 students
  • Eagle River Alaska Middle College School
    10928 Eagle River Road
    Eagle River, AK 99577
    (907)746-8494

    Grades: 11-12 | 90 students
  • Wasilla American Charter Academy Charter School
    7362 W. Parks Hwy #723
    Wasilla, AK 99623
    (907)352-0150

    Grades: K-12 | 174 students
  • Palmer Beryozova School
    501 N Gulkana
    Palmer, AK 99645
    (907)746-9239

    Grades: K-12 | 23 students
  • Big Lake Big Lake Elementary School
    Mile 4.5 South Big Lake Road
    Big Lake, AK 99652
    (907)892-9700

    Grades: PK-5 | 455 students
  • Palmer Birchtree Charter School Charter School
    7101 E. Palmer Wasilla Highway
    Palmer, AK 99645
    (907)745-1831

    Grades: K-8 | 388 students
  • Wasilla Burchell High School Alternative School
    1775 W Parks Highway
    Wasilla, AK 99654
    (907)864-2600

    Grades: 9-12 | 318 students
  • Palmer Butte Elementary School
    4006 S Butte Road
    Palmer, AK 99645
    (907)861-5200

    Grades: PK-5 | 303 students
  • Palmer Colony High School
    9550 E Colony School Drive
    Palmer, AK 99645
    (907)861-5500

    Grades: 9-12 | 1127 students
  • Palmer Colony Middle School
    9250 Colony School Drive
    Palmer, AK 99645
    (907)761-1500

    Grades: 6-8 | 728 students
  • Wasilla Cottonwood Creek Elementary School
    800 N Seward Meridian
    Wasilla, AK 99654
    (907)864-2100

    Grades: PK-5 | 511 students
  • Wasilla Finger Lake Elementary School
    5981 Eek Street
    Wasilla, AK 99654
    (907)864-2200

    Grades: PK-5 | 340 students
  • Wasilla Fred And Sara Machetanz Elementary School
    4691 E. Nelson Road
    Wasilla, AK 99654
    (907)864-2300

    Grades: PK-5 | 472 students
  • Wasilla Fronteras Charter School Charter School
    7010 E Bogard Road
    Wasilla, AK 99687
    (907)745-2223

    Grades: K-8 | 249 students
  • Sutton Glacier View School
    21970 West Glenn Highway
    Sutton, AK 99674
    (907)745-5122

    Grades: K-12 | 31 students
  • Wasilla Goose Bay Elementary School
    6400 Hollywood Blvd
    Wasilla, AK 99687
    (907)352-6400

    Grades: PK-2 | 518 students
  • Houston Houston High School
    12501 W Hawk Rd
    Houston, AK 99694
    (907)892-9400

    Grades: 9-12 | 388 students
  • Big Lake Houston Middle School
    12801 W Hawk Lane
    Big Lake, AK 99652
    (907)892-9500

    Grades: 6-8 | 307 students
  • Wasilla Iditarod Elementary School
    801 N Wasilla Fishhook Rd
    Wasilla, AK 99654
    (907)352-9100

    Grades: PK-5 | 366 students
  • Wasilla Joe Redington Senior Jr/sr High School
    10015 Redington School Rd
    Wasilla, AK 99687
    (907)864-5400

    Grades: 6-12 | 459 students
  • Wasilla John Shaw Elementary School
    3750 E Paradise Lane
    Wasilla, AK 99687
    (907)352-0500

    Grades: PK-5 | 451 students
  • Wasilla Knik Elementary School
    6350 West Hollywood
    Wasilla, AK 99687
    (907)352-0300

    Grades: 3-5 | 496 students
  • Wasilla Larson Elementary School
    2722 E Seldon Rd
    Wasilla, AK 99654
    (907)352-2300

    Grades: PK-5 | 394 students
  • Wasilla Mat-su Career & Technical Ed High School Vocational School
    2472 N Seward Meridian Parkway
    Wasilla, AK 99654
    (907)352-0400

    Grades: 9-12 | 542 students
  • Wasilla Mat-su Central School
    600 E Railroad Ave Suite 6
    Wasilla, AK 99654
    (907)352-7450

    Grades: K-12 | 1550 students
  • Wasilla Mat-su Day School Special Education School
    2360 N. Tait Drive
    Wasilla, AK 99654
    (907)864-6000

    Grades: K-12 | 78 students
  • Palmer Mat-su Youth Facility Alternative School
    501 N Gulkana
    Palmer, AK 99645
    (907)746-9212

    Grades: 6-12 | 12 students
  • Wasilla Meadow Lakes Elementary School
    1741 Pittman Road
    Wasilla, AK 99687
    (907)352-6100

    Grades: PK-5 | 459 students
  • Wasilla Midnight Sun Family Learning Center Charter School
    7362 W Parks #714
    Wasilla, AK 99623
    (907)357-6786

    Grades: K-8 | 189 students
  • Palmer Palmer High School
    1170 W Arctic Ave
    Palmer, AK 99645
    (907)746-8400

    Grades: 9-12 | 793 students
  • Palmer Palmer Middle School
    1159 S Chugach
    Palmer, AK 99645
    (907)761-4300

    Grades: 6-8 | 608 students
  • Palmer Pioneer Peak Elementary School
    1959 North Trunk Road
    Palmer, AK 99645
    (907)861-5700

    Grades: K-5 | 423 students
  • Palmer Sherrod Elementary School
    561 N Gulkana Street
    Palmer, AK 99645
    (907)761-4100

    Grades: 3-5 | 444 students
  • Palmer Snowshoe Elementary School
    2001 West Fairview Loop
    Palmer, AK 99645
    (907)352-9500

    Grades: PK-5 | 421 students
  • Talkeetna Susitna Valley High School
    Mile 98.6 Parks Highway
    Talkeetna, AK 99676
    (907)733-9300

    Grades: 6-12 | 189 students
  • Show 11 more public schools in Matanuska-susitna Borough

Overview

School District NameMatanuska-susitna Borough School District
# of Schoolsn/a
# of Students18,742 students
# of Teachers1,009 Teacher(s)
Student : Teacher Ratio19:1
# of Male Students9,250 students
% Male Students
49%
# of Female Students9,492 students
% Female Students
51%

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.46
# of American Indian Students2,848 students
% American Indian Students
15%
# of Asian Students408 students
% Asian Students
2%
# of Hispanic Students519 students
% Hispanic Students
3%
# of Black Students328 students
% Black Students
2%
# of White Students13,501 students
% White Students
72%
# of Hawaiian Students238 students
% of Hawaiian Students
1%
# of Two or more races Students900 students
% of Two or more races Students
5%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:380
# of Students in Kindergarten:1,486
# of Students in 1st Grade:1,386
# of Students in 2nd Grade:1,385
# of Students in 3rd Grade:1,489
# of Students in 4th Grade:1,507
# of Students in 5th Grade:1,447
# of Students in 6th Grade:1,452
# of Students in 7th Grade:1,315
# of Students in 8th Grade:1,393
# of Students in 9th Grade:1,385
# of Students in 10th Grade:1,416
# of Students in 11th Grade:1,313
# of Students in 12th Grade:1,388
# of Ungraded Students: -

District Comparison

  • Matanuska-susitna Borough School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 54 school districts in Alaska (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2014-2015 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 79% has increased from 70% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (AK)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
34%
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 2014-15 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
38%
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 2014-15 school year data.
Graduation Rate
79%
75%
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 2015-16 school year data.

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $12,809 in this school district is less than the state average of $27,286. 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 $27,481. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 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 2015-16 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 2015-16 school year data.
Revenue / Student$12,809$27,286
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 2015-16 school year data.
Spending / Student$13,828$27,481
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 2015-16 school year data.
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