4006 S Butte Rd
Palmer, AK 99645
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Butte Elementary School serves 246 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Butte Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Alaska for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55-59% (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 45-49% (which is higher than the Alaska state average of 42%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the Alaska state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority Hispanic and American Indian), which is lower than the Alaska state average of 53% (majority American Indian).

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Butte Elementary School's student population of 246 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 19 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
246 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
19 teachers
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School Calendar

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Event
Date
School Opens for Grades 1-12
August 16, 2022 (Tuesday)
First Day for Kindergarten
August 23, 2022 (Tuesday)

School Rankings

Butte Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% 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 Butte Elementary School is 0.43, 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (AK)
Overall Testing Rank
#152 out of 461 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
13:1
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American Indian
7%
22%
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Asian
1%
5%
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Hispanic
7%
7%
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Black
n/a
3%
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White
74%
47%
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Hawaiian
n/a
3%
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Two or more races
11%
13%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.43
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
43%
39%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
4%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, AK Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 246 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 26%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in AK
  • Math Proficiency
    : 55-59% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 45-49% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.43

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