Iditarod Elementary School

  • Iditarod Elementary School serves 385 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 35-39% (which is approximately equal to the Alaska state average of 35%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 40-44% (which is approximately equal to the Alaska state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is equal to the Alaska state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 30% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is lower than the Alaska state average of 53%.

School Overview

  • Iditarod Elementary School's student population of 385 students has grown by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 23 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2004)
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students385 students
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Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Iditarod Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Iditarod Elementary School is 0.48, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.36. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AK)
Overall School Rank--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)35-39%
35%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:117:1
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American Indian
16%
23%
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Asian
n/a
6%
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Hispanic
4%
7%
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Black
1%
3%
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White
70%
47%
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Hawaiian
2%
3%
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Two or more races
7%
11%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Iditarod Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AK.
Diversity Score0.480.36
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Eligible for Free Lunch
53%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMatanuska-Susitna Borough School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, AK Dept. of Education

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