Birchwood Abc Elementary School

  • Birchwood Abc Elementary School serves 327 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 60-64% (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 55-59% (which is higher 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 28% of the student body (majority Hispanic and American Indian), which is lower than the Alaska state average of 53%.

School Overview

  • Birchwood Abc Elementary School's student population of 327 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 21 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students327 students
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Total Classroom Teachers21 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Birchwood Abc Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Birchwood Abc Elementary School is 0.46, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AK)
Overall School Rank--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)60-64%
35%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)55-59%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:117:1
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American Indian
7%
23%
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Asian
1%
6%
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Hispanic
7%
7%
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Black
n/a
3%
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White
72%
47%
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Hawaiian
2%
3%
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Two or more races
11%
11%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Birchwood Abc Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AK.
Diversity Score0.460.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
18%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
4%
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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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