Chinook Elementary School

3101 W 88th Ave
Anchorage, AK 99502
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Chinook Elementary School serves 452 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Chinook Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Alaska for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-34% (which is lower than the Alaska state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35-39% (which is lower than the Alaska state average of 44%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Alaska state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 78% of the student body (majority American Indian and Hispanic), which is higher than the Alaska state average of 53% (majority American Indian and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 452 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 78%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in AK
  • Math Proficiency
    : 30-34% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AK Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Chinook Elementary School's student population of 452 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has declined by 18% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
452 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
26 teachers
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School Rankings

Chinook Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 443 schools in Alaska (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Chinook Elementary School is 0.84, which is more 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (AK)
Overall Testing Rank
#227 out of 443 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
36%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
14:1
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American Indian
17%
22%
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Asian
10%
5%
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Hispanic
13%
8%
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Black
4%
2%
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White
22%
47%
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Hawaiian
11%
3%
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Two or more races
23%
13%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.84
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
91%
39%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
11%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AK Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Chinook Elementary School's ranking?
Chinook Elementary School is ranked #227 out of 443 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Alaska.
What schools are Chinook Elementary School often compared to?
Chinook Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Bayshore Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
30-34% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% AK state average), while 35-39% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 44% AK state average).
How many students attend Chinook Elementary School?
452 students attend Chinook Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
23% of Chinook Elementary School students are Two or more races, 22% of students are White, 17% of students are American Indian, 13% of students are Hispanic, 11% of students are Hawaiian, 10% of students are Asian, and 4% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Chinook Elementary School?
Chinook Elementary School has a student ration of 17:1, which is higher than the Alaska state average of 14:1.
What grades does Chinook Elementary School offer ?
Chinook Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-6 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Chinook Elementary School part of?
Chinook Elementary School is part of Anchorage School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 452 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 78%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 30-34% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AK Dept. of Education

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