Kasuun Elementary School

  • Kasuun Elementary School serves 414 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 36% (which is higher than the Alaska state average of 35%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35% (which is lower than the Alaska state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Kasuun Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Alaska for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Alaska state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 66% of the student body (majority American Indian and Hispanic), which is higher than the Alaska state average of 53%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Kasuun Elementary School's student population of 414 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 29 teachers has grown by 16% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students414 students
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Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Kasuun Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 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 14:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Kasuun Elementary School is 0.79, which is more 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)#253 out of 465 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:117:1
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American Indian
17%
23%
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Asian
10%
6%
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Hispanic
12%
7%
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Black
2%
3%
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White
34%
47%
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Hawaiian
4%
3%
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Two or more races
21%
11%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Kasuun Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AK.
Diversity Score0.790.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
41%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAnchorage School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AK Dept. of Education

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