Lake Hood Elementary School

3601 W 40th Ave
Anchorage, AK 99517
(School attendance zone shown in map)
5/
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Bottom 50%
Serving 262 students in grades Prekindergarten-6, Lake Hood Elementary School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Alaska for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 15-19% (which is lower than the Alaska state average of 23%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 25-29% (which is approximately equal to the Alaska state average of 29%).
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the Alaska state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 76% of the student body (majority Asian and American Indian), which is higher than the Alaska state average of 53% (majority American Indian and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 262 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 76%
  • : Bottom 50% in AK
  • : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • : 40-49% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AK Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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Attribute

School Overview

Lake Hood Elementary School's student population of 262 students has declined by 26% over five school years.
The teacher population of 19 teachers has declined by 20% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
262 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
19 teachers
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School Rankings

Lake Hood Elementary School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 459 schools in Alaska (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Lake Hood Elementary School is 0.84, 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.
This School
State Level (AK)
#256 out of 459 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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15-19%
23%
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25-29%
29%
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40-49%
38%
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1
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American Indian
16%
22%
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Asian
21%
5%
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Hispanic
11%
8%
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Black
3%
2%
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White
24%
47%
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Hawaiian
10%
3%
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Two or more races
15%
13%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.84
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
61%
39%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
14%
4%
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School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AK Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Lake Hood Elementary School's ranking?
Lake Hood Elementary School is ranked #256 out of 459 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Alaska.
What schools are Lake Hood Elementary School often compared to?
Lake Hood Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Willow Crest Elementary School, Turnagain Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
15-19% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 23% AK state average), while 25-29% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 29% AK state average).
How many students attend Lake Hood Elementary School?
262 students attend Lake Hood Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
24% of Lake Hood Elementary School students are White, 21% of students are Asian, 16% of students are American Indian, 15% of students are Two or more races, 11% of students are Hispanic, 10% of students are Hawaiian, and 3% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Lake Hood Elementary School?
Lake Hood Elementary School has a student ration of 14:1, which is equal to the Alaska state average of 14:1.
What grades does Lake Hood Elementary School offer ?
Lake Hood Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-6 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Lake Hood Elementary School part of?
Lake Hood Elementary School is part of Anchorage School District.
In what neighborhood is Lake Hood Elementary School located?
Lake Hood Elementary School is located in the Turnagain neighborhood of Anchorage, AK. There are 3 other public schools located in Turnagain.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 262 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 76%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • : 40-49% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AK Dept. of Education

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