Butte Elementary School

4006 S Butte Rd
Palmer, AK 99645
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
9/
10
Top 20%
Butte Elementary School serves 282 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Butte Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Alaska for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-54% (which is higher than 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 15:1 is equal to the Alaska state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is lower than the Alaska state average of 53% (majority American Indian).

Top Placements

Butte Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Alaska for:

School Overview

Butte Elementary School's student population of 282 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 19 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students282 students
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Total Classroom Teachers19 teachers
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School Comparison

Butte Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% 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 Butte Elementary School is 0.39, 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
#57 out of 466 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
14%
23%
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Asian
n/a
6%
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Hispanic
3%
7%
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Black
n/a
3%
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White
77%
47%
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Hawaiian
1%
3%
Two or more races
5%
11%
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Diversity Score
0.390.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
39%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
4%
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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 Butte Elementary School is Beryozova School (6.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Palmer Middle School (5.1 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Palmer Palmer Middle School Math: 29% | Reading: 56%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 572 students
    5.1 miles
    1159 S Chugach
    Palmer, AK 99645
    (907) 761-4300
    5.1 6-8 572
  • Palmer Academy Charter School Charter School
    Math: 50-54% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: K-8 | 247 students
    5.7 miles
    801 East Arctic
    Palmer, AK 99645
    (907) 746-2358
    5.7 K-8 247
  • Willow Beryozova School Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-12 | 19 students
    6.1 miles
    27297 W Beryozova Dr
    Willow, AK 99688
    (907) 495-9390
    6.1 K-12 19
  • Palmer Mat-su Youth Facility Alternative School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 6-12 | 11 students
    6.1 miles
    581 S Outer Springer Lp
    Palmer, AK 99645
    (907) 761-7238
    6.1 6-12 11
  • Palmer Swanson Elementary School
    Grades: PK-2 | 488 students
    6.1 miles
    507 N Gulkana
    Palmer, AK 99645
    (907) 861-5300
    6.1 PK-2 488

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