Homestead Elementary School serves 270 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Homestead Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Alaska for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-54% (which is higher than the Alaska state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-54% (which is higher than the Alaska state average of 44%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Alaska state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority Hispanic and American Indian), which is lower than the Alaska state average of 53% (majority American Indian).
- Grades: Prekindergarten-6
- Enrollment: 270 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
- Minority Enrollment: 32%
- Overall Testing Rank: Top 20% in AK
- Math Proficiency: 50-54% (Top 20%)
- Reading Proficiency: 50-54% (Top 20%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AK Dept. of Education
Homestead Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Alaska for:
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Homestead Elementary School's student population of 270 students has declined by 16% over five school years.
The teacher population of 17 teachers has declined by 15% over five school years.
(offers virtual instruction)
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Homestead Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% 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 Homestead Elementary School is 0.51, 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
State Level (AK)
Overall Testing Rank
#54 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 Homestead Elementary School's ranking?
Homestead Elementary School is ranked #54 out of 443 schools, which ranks it among the top 20% of public schools in Alaska.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
50-54% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% AK state average), while 50-54% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 44% AK state average).
How many students attend Homestead Elementary School?
270 students attend Homestead Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
68% of Homestead Elementary School students are White, 12% of students are Two or more races, 9% of students are Hispanic, 8% of students are American Indian, 2% of students are Hawaiian, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Homestead Elementary School?
Homestead Elementary School has a student ration of 16:1, which is higher than the Alaska state average of 14:1.
What grades does Homestead Elementary School offer ?
Homestead Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-6 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Homestead Elementary School part of?
Homestead Elementary School is part of Anchorage School District.
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