Mat-su Central School

  • Mat-su Central School serves 1,550 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 23% (which is lower than the Alaska state average of 34%) for the 2014-15 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 43% (which is higher than the Alaska state average of 38%) for the 2014-15 school year.
  • Mat-su Central School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Alaska for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2014-15 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 42:1 is higher than the Alaska state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is lower than the Alaska state average of 52%.

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School Overview

  • Mat-su Central School's student population of 1,550 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 37 teachers has grown by 131% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Total Students1,550 students
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Total Classroom Teachers37 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Mat-su Central 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 2014-15 school year.
  • The diversity score of Mat-su Central School is 0.41, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AK)
Overall School Rank----
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
23%
34%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio42:117:1
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American Indian
11%
23%
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Asian
2%
6%
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Hispanic
3%
7%
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Black
1%
3%
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White
76%
48%
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Hawaiian
1%
3%
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Two or more races
6%
10%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Mat-su Central School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AK.
Diversity Score0.410.70
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Graduation Rate70-74%
75%
This chart display graduation rate of Mat-su Central School and public school graduation rate of Alaska by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMatanuska-susitna Borough School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, AK Dept. of Education

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