Aurora Elementary School

  • Aurora Elementary School serves 219 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 65-69% (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 60-64% (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 40% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Alaska state average of 53%.

School Overview

  • Aurora Elementary School's student population of 219 students has declined by 38% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 14 teachers has declined by 41% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2013)
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students219 students
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Total Classroom Teachers14 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Aurora Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Aurora Elementary School is 0.60, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.36. 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)65-69%
35%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)60-64%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
23%
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Asian
1%
6%
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Hispanic
15%
7%
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Black
10%
3%
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White
60%
47%
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Hawaiian
1%
3%
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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 Aurora Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AK.
Diversity Score0.600.36
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Eligible for Free Lunch
15%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Aurora 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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