Alpenglow Elementary School

  • Alpenglow Elementary School serves 516 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 53% (which is higher than the Alaska state average of 35%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 50% (which is higher than the Alaska state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Alaska state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Alaska state average of 53%.

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School Overview

  • Alpenglow Elementary School's student population of 516 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 33 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students516 students
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Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Alpenglow Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Alpenglow Elementary School is 0.50, which is less 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AK)
Overall School Rank--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
53%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Alpenglow Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Alaska by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Alpenglow Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Alaska by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio16:117:1
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American Indian
3%
23%
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Asian
1%
6%
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Hispanic
12%
7%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Alpenglow Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Alaska by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
2%
3%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Alpenglow Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Alaska by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
69%
47%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Alpenglow Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Alaska by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
13%
11%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Alpenglow Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AK.
Diversity Score0.500.71
This chart display the diversity score of Alpenglow Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Alaska by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
7%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Alpenglow Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Alaska by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alpenglow Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alaska by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAnchorage School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, AK Dept. of Education

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