Government Hill Elementary School
Government Hill Elementary School serves 472 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Government Hill 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 36% (which is lower than the Alaska state average of 42%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Alaska state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 73% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Alaska state average of 53% (majority American Indian and Hispanic).
Government Hill Elementary School's student population of 472 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
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Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Government Hill 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 Government Hill Elementary School is 0.65, 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 Data
State Level (AK)
Overall Testing Rank
#259 out of 461 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
National School Lunch Program
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (15-16)
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AK Dept. of Education
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