Mt. Spurr Elementary School

8414 Mcguire Ave
Jber, AK 99506
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
10/
10
Top 10%
Mt. Spurr Elementary School serves 256 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Mt. Spurr Elementary School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Alaska for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 65-69% (which is higher than the Alaska state average of 40%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55-59% (which is higher than the Alaska state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Alaska state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Alaska state average of 53% (majority American Indian).

Top Placements

Mt. Spurr Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Alaska for:

School Overview

Mt. Spurr Elementary School's student population of 256 students has declined by 19% over five school years.
The teacher population of 16 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students256 students
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Total Classroom Teachers16 teachers
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School Comparison

Mt. Spurr Elementary School is ranked within the top 10% 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 Mt. Spurr Elementary School is 0.64, 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
#38 out of 466 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
65-69%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Mt. Spurr Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Alaska by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio16:117:1
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American Indian
1%
23%
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Asian
1%
6%
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Hispanic
17%
7%
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Black
11%
3%
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White
56%
47%
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Hawaiian
2%
3%
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Two or more races
12%
11%
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Diversity Score
0.640.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
7%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Mt. Spurr Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Alaska by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
15%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Mt. Spurr Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alaska by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
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 and middle school to Mt. Spurr Elementary School is Crossroads School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Orion Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Jber Orion Elementary School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: PK-6 | 271 students
    0.2 miles
    5112 Arctic Warrior Dr
    Jber, AK 99506
    (907) 742-0250
    0.2 PK-6 271
  • Anchorage Mountain View Elementary School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 10-14%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 288 students
    0.7 miles
    4005 Mcphee Ave
    Anchorage, AK 99508
    (907) 742-3900
    0.7 PK-6 288
  • Anchorage William Tyson Elementary School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 428 students
    1.0 miles
    2801 Richmond Ave
    Anchorage, AK 99508
    (907) 742-8000
    1 PK-6 428
  • Anchorage Crossroads School Alternative School
    Grades: 7-12 | 15 students
    1.1 miles
    3350 Commercial Dr # 101
    Anchorage, AK 99501
    (907) 742-2424
    1.1 7-12 15
  • Anchorage Clark Middle School Math: 12% | Reading: 30%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 900 students
    1.2 miles
    150 South Bragaw St
    Anchorage, AK 99508
    (907) 742-4700
    1.2 6-8 900

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