Iditarod Elementary School

455 E Carpenter Cir
Wasilla, AK 99654
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
7/
10
Top 50%
Iditarod Elementary School serves 437 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Iditarod Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Alaska for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55-59% (which is higher than the Alaska state average of 40%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45-49% (which is approximately equal to the Alaska state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Alaska state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is lower than the Alaska state average of 53% (majority American Indian).

Top Placements

Iditarod Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Alaska for:

School Overview

Iditarod Elementary School's student population of 437 students has grown by 19% over five school years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has grown by 27% over five school years.
Awards 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 466 schools in Alaska (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Iditarod Elementary School is 0.46, 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 Testing Rank
#162 out of 466 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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American Indian
18%
23%
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Asian
1%
6%
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Hispanic
2%
7%
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Black
2%
3%
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White
71%
47%
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Hawaiian
1%
3%
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Two or more races
5%
11%
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Diversity Score
0.460.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
67%
41%
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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: 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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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Wasilla Mat-su Central School Math: 32% | Reading: 54%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-12 | 1,698 student
    0.6 miles
    600 E Railroad Ave #6
    Wasilla, AK 99654
    (907) 352-7480
    0.6 K-12 1,698
  • Wasilla Tanaina Elementary School Math: 57% | Reading: 45%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 423 students
    0.7 miles
    2550 Lucille St
    Wasilla, AK 99654
    (907) 352-9400
    0.7 PK-5 423
  • Wasilla Wasilla Middle School Math: 30% | Reading: 47%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 648 students
    0.8 miles
    650 Bogard Rd
    Wasilla, AK 99654
    (907) 352-5300
    0.8 6-8 648
  • Wasilla Wasilla High School Math: 18% | Reading: 30%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 929 students
    1.0 miles
    701 E Bogard Rd
    Wasilla, AK 99654
    (907) 352-8200
    1 9-12 929
  • Wasilla Burchell High School Alternative School
    Math: ≤20% | Reading: 21-39%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 209 students
    1.8 miles
    1775 W Parks Hwy
    Wasilla, AK 99654
    (907) 864-2600
    1.8 9-12 209

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