Mat-su Central School

600 E Railroad Ave #6
Rank
6/
10
Top 50%
Mat-su Central School serves 1,698 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
Mat-su Central School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Alaska for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 32% (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 54% (which is higher than the Alaska state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is lower than the Alaska state average of 53% (majority American Indian).

School Overview

Mat-su Central School's student population of 1,698 students has grown by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 21 teachers has declined by 43% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Total Students1,698 students
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Total Classroom Teachers21 teachers
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School Comparison

Mat-su Central 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 Mat-su Central School is 0.38, 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
#200 out of 466 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ration/a17:1
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American Indian
10%
23%
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Asian
1%
6%
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Hispanic
2%
7%
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Black
1%
3%
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White
78%
47%
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Hawaiian
1%
3%
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Two or more races
7%
11%
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Diversity Score
0.380.71
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Graduation Rate
71%
77%
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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 to Mat-su Central School is Wasilla High School (1.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Wasilla Middle School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Iditarod Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Wasilla Iditarod Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 437 students
    0.6 miles
    455 E Carpenter Cir
    Wasilla, AK 99654
    (907) 352-9100
    0.6 PK-5 437
  • 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 Tanaina Elementary School Math: 57% | Reading: 45%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 423 students
    1.3 miles
    2550 Lucille St
    Wasilla, AK 99654
    (907) 352-9400
    1.3 PK-5 423
  • Wasilla Burchell High School Alternative School
    Math: ≤20% | Reading: 21-39%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 209 students
    2.0 miles
    1775 W Parks Hwy
    Wasilla, AK 99654
    (907) 864-2600
    2 9-12 209

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