13801 Harry Mcdonald Rd
Eagle River, AK 99577
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Fire Lake Elementary School serves 292 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Fire Lake Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Alaska for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45-49% (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 35-39% (which is lower 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 40% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is lower than the Alaska state average of 53% (majority American Indian).

School Overview

Fire Lake Elementary School's student population of 292 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
292 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
23 teachers
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School Rankings

Fire Lake 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 Fire Lake Elementary School is 0.61, 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
#217 out of 461 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
13:1
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American Indian
8%
22%
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Asian
7%
5%
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Hispanic
6%
7%
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Black
1%
3%
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White
60%
47%
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Hawaiian
2%
3%
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Two or more races
16%
13%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.61
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
33%
39%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, AK Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Students: 292 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 40%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in AK
  • Math Proficiency
    : 45-49% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.61

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