Aurora Elementary School

5085 10th St
Jber, AK 99506
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 5%
Serving 308 students in grades Prekindergarten-6, Aurora Elementary School ranks in the top 5% of all schools in Alaska for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-54% (which is higher than the Alaska state average of 23%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-54% (which is higher than the Alaska state average of 29%).
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Alaska state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 49% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Alaska state average of 53% (majority American Indian and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 308 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 49%
  • : Top 5% in AK
  • : 50-54% (Top 5%)
  • : 50-54% (Top 10%)
  • : 60-69% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AK Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Aurora Elementary School's student population of 308 students has grown by 74% over five school years.
The teacher population of 17 teachers has grown by 30% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
308 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
17 teachers
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School Rankings

Aurora Elementary School ranks within the top 5% of all 459 schools in Alaska (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
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.
This School
State Level (AK)
#20 out of 459 schools
(Top 5%)
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50-54%
23%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Aurora 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 2021-22 school year data.
50-54%
29%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Aurora 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 2021-22 school year data.
60-69%
38%
Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
22%
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Asian
2%
5%
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Hispanic
25%
8%
This chart displays the percentage of Hispanic students in Aurora Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Alaska by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
9%
2%
This chart displays the percentage of Black students in Aurora Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Alaska by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
White
51%
47%
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Hawaiian
1%
3%
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Two or more races
12%
13%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart displays the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in Alaska.
0.66
This chart displays the diversity score of Aurora Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Alaska by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
16%
39%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Aurora Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Alaska by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
14%
4%
This chart displays 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 2021-22 school year data.
School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AK Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Aurora Elementary School's ranking?
Aurora Elementary School is ranked #20 out of 459 schools, which ranks it among the top 5% of public schools in Alaska.
What schools are Aurora Elementary School often compared to?
Aurora Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Orion Elementary School, Ursa Major Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
50-54% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 23% AK state average), while 50-54% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 29% AK state average).
How many students attend Aurora Elementary School?
308 students attend Aurora Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
51% of Aurora Elementary School students are White, 25% of students are Hispanic, 12% of students are Two or more races, 9% of students are Black, 2% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Aurora Elementary School?
Aurora Elementary School has a student ration of 18:1, which is higher than the Alaska state average of 14:1.
What grades does Aurora Elementary School offer ?
Aurora Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-6 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Aurora Elementary School part of?
Aurora Elementary School is part of Anchorage School District.
In what neighborhood is Aurora Elementary School located?
Aurora Elementary School is located in the Fort Richardson neighborhood of Jber, AK.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 308 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 49%
  • : Top 5%
  • : 50-54% (Top 5%)
  • : 50-54% (Top 10%)
  • : 60-69% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AK Dept. of Education

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