Ladd Elementary School

  • Ladd Elementary School serves 501 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 47% (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 44% (which is higher than the Alaska state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Ladd Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Alaska for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Alaska state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 46% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Alaska state average of 53%.

School Overview

  • Ladd Elementary School's student population of 501 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 33 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students501 students
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Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Ladd 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 15:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Ladd Elementary School is 0.66, 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)#172 out of 465 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Ladd Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Alaska by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:117:1
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American Indian
3%
23%
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Asian
1%
6%
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Hispanic
15%
7%
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Black
11%
3%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Ladd Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Alaska by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
54%
47%
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Hawaiian
3%
3%
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Two or more races
13%
11%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Ladd Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AK.
Diversity Score0.660.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
22%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFairbanks North Star Borough School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AK Dept. of Education

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