Denali Elementary School

  • Denali Elementary School serves 345 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35% (which is equal to the Alaska state average of 35%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 37% (which is lower than the Alaska state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Denali 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Alaska state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 60% of the student body (majority American Indian and Black), which is higher than the Alaska state average of 53%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Denali Elementary School's student population of 345 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 22 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students345 students
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Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Denali Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 465 schools in Alaska (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Denali Elementary School is 0.75, 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AK)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#242 out of 465 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:117:1
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American Indian
17%
23%
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Asian
4%
6%
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Hispanic
7%
7%
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Black
7%
3%
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White
40%
47%
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Hawaiian
2%
3%
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Two or more races
23%
11%
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Diversity Score0.750.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
43%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFairbanks North Star Borough School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AK Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Denali Elementary School is Golden Heart Academy (0.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Fairbanks Golden Heart Academy Alternative School
    Grades: 5-12 | 18 students
    0.5 miles
    1502 Wilbur St
    Fairbanks, AK 99701
    (907)456-1536
    0.5 5-12 18
  • Fairbanks Barnette Magnet School Magnet School
    Grades: PK-8 | 431 students
    0.7 miles
    1000 Barnette St
    Fairbanks, AK 99701
    (907)456-6072
    0.7 PK-8 431
  • Fairbanks Hunter Elementary School
    Grades: PK-6 | 374 students
    0.7 miles
    1630 Gillam Way
    Fairbanks, AK 99701
    (907)456-5775
    0.7 PK-6 374
  • Fairbanks Lathrop High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1023 students
    0.7 miles
    901 Airport Way
    Fairbanks, AK 99701
    (907)456-7794
    0.7 9-12 1023
  • Fairbanks Ryan Middle School
    Grades: 7-8 | 371 students
    0.7 miles
    1450 Cowles
    Fairbanks, AK 99701
    (907)452-4751
    0.7 7-8 371

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