Baxter Elementary School

  • Baxter Elementary School serves 388 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 37% (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 38% (which is lower 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 70% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is higher than the Alaska state average of 53%.

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School Overview

  • Baxter Elementary School's student population of 388 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students388 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Baxter Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Baxter Elementary School is 0.82, 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)
37%
35%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Baxter 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
8%
23%
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Asian
13%
6%
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Hispanic
14%
7%
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Black
11%
3%
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White
30%
47%
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Hawaiian
5%
3%
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Two or more races
19%
11%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Baxter Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AK.
Diversity Score0.820.36
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Eligible for Free Lunch
72%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Baxter Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alaska by year, with the latest 2013-14 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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