Gladys Wood Elementary School serves 305 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 top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-34% (which is lower than the Alaska state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30-34% (which is lower than the Alaska state average of 44%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the Alaska state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 71% of the student body (majority American Indian and Hispanic), which is higher than the Alaska state average of 53% (majority American Indian).
- Grades: Prekindergarten-6
- Enrollment: 305 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
- Minority Enrollment: 71%
- Overall Testing Rank: Bottom 50% in AK
- Math Proficiency: 30-34% (Top 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 30-34% (Btm 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AK Dept. of Education
Gladys Wood Elementary School's student population of 305 students has declined by 24% over five school years.
The teacher population of 22 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
(offers virtual instruction)
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Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Gladys Wood Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 443 schools in Alaska (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Gladys Wood Elementary School is 0.80, 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
State Level (AK)
Overall Testing Rank
#243 out of 443 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AK Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Gladys Wood Elementary School's ranking?
Gladys Wood Elementary School is ranked #243 out of 443 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Alaska.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
30-34% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% AK state average), while 30-34% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 44% AK state average).
How many students attend Gladys Wood Elementary School?
305 students attend Gladys Wood Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
29% of Gladys Wood Elementary School students are White, 27% of students are Two or more races, 16% of students are American Indian, 10% of students are Hawaiian, 9% of students are Hispanic, 6% of students are Asian, and 3% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Gladys Wood Elementary School?
Gladys Wood Elementary School has a student ration of 14:1, which is equal to the Alaska state average of 14:1.
What grades does Gladys Wood Elementary School offer ?
Gladys Wood Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-6 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Gladys Wood Elementary School part of?
Gladys Wood Elementary School is part of Anchorage School District.
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