Gladys Wood Elementary School

7001 Cranberry St
Anchorage, AK 99502
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Gladys Wood Elementary School serves 374 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Gladys Wood 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 bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35% (which is lower than the Alaska state average of 39%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 33% (which is lower than the Alaska state average of 42%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Alaska state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 64% of the student body (majority American Indian and Hispanic), which is higher than the Alaska state average of 53% (majority American Indian).

Top Rankings

Gladys Wood Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Alaska for:

School Overview

Gladys Wood Elementary School's student population of 374 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students374 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Rankings

Gladys Wood Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 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 Gladys Wood Elementary School is 0.78, 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 Testing Rank
#264 out of 461 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
12%
23%
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Asian
5%
6%
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Hispanic
10%
7%
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Black
3%
3%
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White
36%
47%
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Hawaiian
8%
3%
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Two or more races
26%
11%
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Diversity Score
0.780.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
49%
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 Gladys Wood Elementary School is Dimond High School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Rilke Schule Charter School (1.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Sand Lake Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Anchorage Sand Lake Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 57% | Reading: 47%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 654 students
    0.6 miles
    7500 Jewel Lake Rd
    Anchorage, AK 99502
    (907) 243-2161
    0.6 PK-6 654
  • Anchorage Chinook Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 38% | Reading: 39%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 536 students
    1.1 miles
    3101 W 88th Ave
    Anchorage, AK 99502
    (907) 742-6700
    1.1 PK-6 536
  • Anchorage Dimond High School Magnet School
    Math: 28% | Reading: 35%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,652 student
    1.1 miles
    2909 W 88th Ave
    Anchorage, AK 99502
    (907) 742-7000
    1.1 9-12 1,652
  • Anchorage Kincaid Elementary School Math: 60% | Reading: 48%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 541 students
    1.2 miles
    4900 Raspberry Rd
    Anchorage, AK 99502
    (907) 245-5530
    1.2 PK-6 541
  • Anchorage Campbell Stem Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 353 students
    1.3 miles
    7206 Rovenna St
    Anchorage, AK 99518
    (907) 742-5560
    1.3 PK-6 353

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