17010 Birchtree St
Chugiak, AK 99567
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
Birchwood Abc Elementary School serves 292 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Birchwood Abc Elementary School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Alaska for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 65-69% (which is higher than the Alaska state average of 39%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60-64% (which is higher than the Alaska state average of 42%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Alaska state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is lower than the Alaska state average of 53% (majority American Indian).

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Birchwood Abc Elementary School's student population of 292 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 21 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students
292 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
21 teachers
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School Rankings

Birchwood Abc Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% of all 461 schools in Alaska (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Birchwood Abc Elementary School is 0.44, 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 Data
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State Level (AK)
Overall Testing Rank
#19 out of 461 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
65-69%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-64%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
15:1
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American Indian
7%
23%
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Asian
1%
6%
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Hispanic
4%
7%
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Black
n/a
3%
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White
74%
47%
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Hawaiian
3%
3%
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Two or more races
11%
11%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.44
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Eligible for Free Lunch
17%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AK Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Students: 292 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 26%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5% in AK
  • Math Proficiency
    : 65-69% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 60-64% (Top 10%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.44 (Top 50%)

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