Fire Lake Elementary School

13801 Harry Mcdonald Rd
Eagle River, AK 99577
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
6/
10
Top 50%
Fire Lake Elementary School serves 326 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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45-49% (which is higher than the Alaska state average of 40%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35-39% (which is lower than the Alaska state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Alaska state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the Alaska state average of 53% (majority American Indian).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Fire Lake Elementary School's student population of 326 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 21 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students326 students
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Total Classroom Teachers21 teachers
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School Comparison

Fire Lake Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 466 schools in Alaska (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Fire Lake Elementary School is 0.64, 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AK)
Overall Testing Rank
#232 out of 466 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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American Indian
6%
23%
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Asian
8%
6%
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Hispanic
8%
7%
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Black
2%
3%
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White
56%
47%
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Hawaiian
1%
3%
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Two or more races
19%
11%
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Diversity Score
0.640.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
31%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
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 to Fire Lake Elementary School is Alaska Middle College School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Gruening Middle School (2.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Eagle Academy Charter School (1.4 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Eagle River Eagle Academy Charter School Charter School
    Math: 80-84% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Grades: K-6 | 176 students
    1.4 miles
    10901 Mausel St Ste 101
    Eagle River, AK 99577
    (907) 742-3025
    1.4 K-6 176
  • Eagle River Alaska Middle College School
    Grades: 11-12 | 152 students
    1.5 miles
    10928 Eagle River Rd
    Eagle River, AK 99577
    (907) 742-2744
    1.5 11-12 152
  • Eagle River Eagle River Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 55-59% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-6 | 427 students
    1.5 miles
    19900 Old Eagle River Rd
    Eagle River, AK 99577
    (907) 742-3000
    1.5 PK-6 427
  • Palmer Mat-su Middle College School
    Grades: 11-12 | 161 students
    1.5 miles
    8295 East College Drive
    Palmer, AK 99645
    (907) 746-8485
    1.5 11-12 161
  • Eagle River Homestead Elementary School Math: 70-74% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: PK-6 | 326 students
    1.8 miles
    18001 Baranoff St
    Eagle River, AK 99577
    (907) 742-3550
    1.8 PK-6 326

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