Birchtree Charter School

7101 E Palmer-wasilla Hwy
Rank
7/
10
Top 50%
Birchtree Charter School serves 416 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
Birchtree Charter School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Alaska for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-44% (which is approximately equal to the Alaska state average of 40%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55-59% (which is higher than the Alaska state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Alaska state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is lower than the Alaska state average of 53% (majority American Indian).

Top Placements

Birchtree Charter School places among the top 20% of public schools in Alaska for:

School Overview

Birchtree Charter School's student population of 416 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students416 students
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Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
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School Comparison

Birchtree Charter 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 Birchtree Charter School is 0.41, 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AK)
Overall Testing Rank
#159 out of 466 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:117:1
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American Indian
13%
23%
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Asian
1%
6%
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Hispanic
2%
7%
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Black
1%
3%
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White
76%
47%
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Hawaiian
1%
3%
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Two or more races
6%
11%
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Diversity Score
0.410.71
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMatanuska-Susitna Borough School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AK Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Birchtree Charter School is Colony High School (1.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Fronteras Charter School (0.9 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Wasilla Fronteras Charter School Charter School
    Math: 40-44% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-8 | 289 students
    0.9 miles
    2315 N Seward Meridian Pky
    Wasilla, AK 99654
    (907) 376-2223
    0.9 K-8 289
  • Wasilla Finger Lake Elementary School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-5 | 412 students
    1.1 miles
    5981 Eek St
    Wasilla, AK 99654
    (907) 864-2200
    1.1 PK-5 412
  • Palmer Pioneer Peak Elementary School Math: 70% | Reading: 60%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: PK-5 | 434 students
    1.1 miles
    1959 North Trunk Rd
    Palmer, AK 99645
    (907) 861-5700
    1.1 PK-5 434
  • Palmer Colony Middle School Math: 36% | Reading: 56%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 764 students
    1.6 miles
    9250 E Bogard Rd
    Palmer, AK 99645
    (907) 761-1500
    1.6 6-8 764
  • Palmer Colony High School Math: 23% | Reading: 36%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,121 student
    1.8 miles
    9550 E Bogard Rd
    Palmer, AK 99645
    (907) 861-5500
    1.8 9-12 1,121

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