5085 10th St
Jber, AK 99506
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
Aurora Elementary School serves 250 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Aurora Elementary School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Alaska for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 75-79% (which is higher than the Alaska state average of 39%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 75-79% (which is higher than the Alaska state average of 42%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the Alaska state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 46% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Alaska state average of 53% (majority American Indian).

Top Rankings

Aurora Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Alaska for:

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School Overview

Aurora Elementary School's student population of 250 students has grown by 14% over five school years.
The teacher population of 19 teachers has grown by 35% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
250 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
19 teachers
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School Rankings

Aurora Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% of all 461 schools in Alaska (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Aurora Elementary School is 0.66, 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (AK)
Overall Testing Rank
#5 out of 461 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
75-79%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
75-79%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
13:1
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American Indian
2%
22%
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Asian
2%
5%
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Hispanic
13%
7%
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Black
13%
3%
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White
54%
47%
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Hawaiian
1%
3%
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Two or more races
15%
13%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.66
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
20%
39%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
17%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, AK Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Students: 250 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 46%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5% in AK
  • Math Proficiency
    : 75-79% (Top 1%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 75-79% (Top 5%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.66

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