Denali Montessori Elementary School

  • Denali Montessori Elementary School serves 422 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.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 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%.

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School Overview

  • Denali Montessori Elementary School's student population of 422 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 28 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students422 students
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Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Denali Montessori Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Denali Montessori Elementary School is 0.75, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.36. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AK)
Overall School Rank--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
35%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:117:1
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American Indian
10%
23%
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Asian
6%
6%
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Hispanic
13%
7%
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Black
4%
3%
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White
44%
47%
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Hawaiian
5%
3%
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Two or more races
18%
11%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Denali Montessori Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AK.
Diversity Score0.750.36
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Eligible for Free Lunch
33%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAnchorage School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, AK Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school to Denali Montessori Elementary School is Avail School (0.4 miles away)
  • The nearest middle school is Avail School (0.4 miles away)
  • The nearest elementary school is Avail School (0.4 miles away)
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