Iditarod Elementary School

  • Iditarod Elementary School serves 437 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.
  • Iditarod Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Alaska for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Alaska state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 28% 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 437 students has grown by 31% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 28 teachers has grown by 27% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2004)
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students437 students
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Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Iditarod Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 465 schools in Alaska (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Iditarod Elementary School is 0.45, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (AK)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#195 out of 465 schools
(Top 50%)
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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 Ratio16:117:1
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American Indian
19%
23%
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Asian
n/a
6%
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Hispanic
1%
7%
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Black
2%
3%
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White
72%
47%
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Hawaiian
n/a
3%
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Two or more races
6%
11%
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Diversity Score0.450.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
67%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMatanuska-Susitna Borough School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AK Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Iditarod Elementary School is Mat-su Central School (0.6 miles away)
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