Baxter Elementary School

2991 Baxter Rd
Anchorage, AK 99504
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
7/
10
Top 50%
Baxter Elementary School serves 362 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Baxter Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Alaska for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50% (which is higher than the Alaska state average of 40%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 49% (which is higher than the Alaska state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Alaska state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 68% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is higher than the Alaska state average of 53% (majority American Indian and Hispanic).

Top Placements

Baxter Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Alaska for:

School Overview

Baxter Elementary School's student population of 362 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students362 students
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Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
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School Comparison

Baxter Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 466 schools in Alaska (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Baxter Elementary School is 0.81, which is more 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AK)
Overall Testing Rank
#182 out of 466 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:117:1
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American Indian
9%
23%
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Asian
11%
6%
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Hispanic
11%
7%
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Black
11%
3%
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White
32%
47%
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Hawaiian
5%
3%
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Two or more races
21%
11%
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Diversity Score
0.810.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
73%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
10%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAnchorage School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AK Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Baxter Elementary School is Highland Academy Charter (0.4 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Anchorage Highland Academy Charter Magnet School
    Charter School
    Math: 25-29% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-12 | 161 students
    0.4 miles
    5530 E Northern Lights Ste 1
    Anchorage, AK 99504
    (907) 742-1700
    0.4 6-12 161
  • Anchorage Alaska State School For Deaf And Hard Of Hearing Special Education School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-12 | 33 students
    0.5 miles
    5530 E Northern Lights Blvd
    Anchorage, AK 99504
    (907) 742-4243
    0.5 PK-12 33
  • Anchorage College Gate Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 345 students
    0.7 miles
    3101 Sunflower St
    Anchorage, AK 99508
    (907) 742-1500
    0.7 PK-6 345
  • Anchorage Scenic Park Elementary School Math: 47% | Reading: 52%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 453 students
    0.7 miles
    3933 Patterson Rd
    Anchorage, AK 99504
    (907) 742-1650
    0.7 PK-6 453
  • Anchorage Nunaka Valley Elementary School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 252 students
    0.8 miles
    1905 Twining Dr
    Anchorage, AK 99504
    (907) 742-0366
    0.8 PK-6 252

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