Birchwood Abc Elementary School

17010 Birchtree St
Chugiak, AK 99567
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 20%
Serving 196 students in grades Prekindergarten-6, Birchwood Abc Elementary School ranks in the top 20% 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 65-69% (which is higher than the Alaska state average of 23%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45-49% (which is higher than the Alaska state average of 29%).
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Alaska state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Hispanic and American Indian), which is lower than the Alaska state average of 53% (majority American Indian).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 196 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 31%
  • : Top 20% in AK
  • : 65-69% (Top 5%)
  • : 45-49% (Top 30%)
  • : 60-79% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AK Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Birchwood Abc Elementary School's student population of 196 students has declined by 21% over five school years.
The teacher population of 13 teachers has declined by 27% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
196 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
13 teachers
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School Rankings

Birchwood Abc Elementary School ranks within the top 20% of all 459 schools in Alaska (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Birchwood Abc Elementary School is 0.50, 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)
#89 out of 459 schools
(Top 20%)
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65-69%
23%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Birchwood Abc 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.
45-49%
29%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Birchwood Abc 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.
60-79%
38%
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
14:1
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American Indian
8%
22%
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Asian
2%
5%
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Hispanic
10%
8%
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Black
1%
2%
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White
69%
47%
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Hawaiian
1%
3%
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Two or more races
9%
13%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.50
This chart displays the diversity score of Birchwood Abc 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
32%
39%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
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School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AK Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Birchwood Abc Elementary School's ranking?
Birchwood Abc Elementary School is ranked #89 out of 459 schools, which ranks it among the top 20% of public schools in Alaska.
What schools are Birchwood Abc Elementary School often compared to?
Birchwood Abc Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Chugiak Elementary School, Ravenwood Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
65-69% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 23% AK state average), while 45-49% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 29% AK state average).
How many students attend Birchwood Abc Elementary School?
196 students attend Birchwood Abc Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
69% of Birchwood Abc Elementary School students are White, 10% of students are Hispanic, 9% of students are Two or more races, 8% of students are American Indian, 2% of students are Asian, 1% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Birchwood Abc Elementary School?
Birchwood Abc Elementary School has a student ration of 15:1, which is higher than the Alaska state average of 14:1.
What grades does Birchwood Abc Elementary School offer ?
Birchwood Abc Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-6 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Birchwood Abc Elementary School part of?
Birchwood Abc Elementary School is part of Anchorage School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 196 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 31%
  • : Top 20%
  • : 65-69% (Top 5%)
  • : 45-49% (Top 30%)
  • : 60-79% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AK Dept. of Education

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