Lake Hood Elementary School

3601 W 40th Ave
Anchorage, AK 99517
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Lake Hood Elementary School serves 364 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Lake Hood Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Alaska for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 33% (which is lower than the Alaska state average of 40%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 25-29% (which is lower than the Alaska state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Alaska state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 71% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is higher than the Alaska state average of 53% (majority American Indian and Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Lake Hood Elementary School's student population of 364 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students364 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

Lake Hood Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 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 Lake Hood Elementary School is 0.82, 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 Testing Rank
#296 out of 466 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:117:1
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American Indian
11%
23%
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Asian
16%
6%
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Hispanic
13%
7%
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Black
4%
3%
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White
29%
47%
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Hawaiian
7%
3%
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Two or more races
20%
11%
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Diversity Score
0.820.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
51%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
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

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Lake Hood Elementary School is West High School (1.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Romig Middle School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Turnagain Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Anchorage Turnagain Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 49% | Reading: 43%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 406 students
    0.7 miles
    3500 W Northern Lights Blvd
    Anchorage, AK 99517
    (907) 742-7200
    0.7 PK-6 406
  • Anchorage Northwood Abc Magnet School
    Math: 35-39% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 348 students
    0.9 miles
    4807 Northwood Dr
    Anchorage, AK 99517
    (907) 742-6800
    0.9 PK-6 348
  • Anchorage Aquarian Charter School Charter School
    Math: 71% | Reading: 75%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: K-6 | 385 students
    1.2 miles
    1705 W 32nd Ave
    Anchorage, AK 99517
    (907) 742-4900
    1.2 K-6 385
  • Anchorage Romig Middle School Magnet School
    Math: 36% | Reading: 51%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 7-8 | 770 students
    1.4 miles
    2500 Minnesota Dr
    Anchorage, AK 99503
    (907) 742-5200
    1.4 7-8 770
  • Anchorage Willow Crest Elementary School Math: 41% | Reading: 41%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 387 students
    1.5 miles
    1004 W Tudor Rd
    Anchorage, AK 99503
    (907) 742-1000
    1.5 PK-6 387

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