Denali Montessori Elementary School

  • Denali Montessori Elementary School serves 426 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 29% (which is lower than the Alaska state average of 35%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 44% (which is higher than the Alaska state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Denali Montessori Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Alaska for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 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 56% of the student body (majority Hispanic and American Indian), which is higher than the Alaska state average of 53%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Denali Montessori Elementary School's student population of 426 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 27 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students426 students
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Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Denali Montessori 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 Montessori Elementary School is 0.74, 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)#238 out of 465 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:117:1
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American Indian
8%
23%
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Asian
5%
6%
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Hispanic
14%
7%
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Black
3%
3%
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White
44%
47%
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Hawaiian
6%
3%
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Two or more races
20%
11%
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Diversity Score0.740.71
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Eligible for Free Lunchn/a
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
42%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAnchorage 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 Montessori Elementary School is Avail School (0.4 miles away)
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