8414 Mcguire Ave
Jber, AK 99506
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 10%
Mt. Spurr Elementary School served 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was 65-69% (which was higher than the Alaska state average of 40%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was 55-59% (which was higher than the Alaska state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 was higher than the Alaska state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment was 44% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which was lower than the Alaska state average of 53% (majority American Indian).

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute

School Overview

Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students
256 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
16 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (AK)
Overall Testing Rank
#32 out of 461 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(17-18)
65-69%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(17-18)
55-59%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
15:1
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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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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
7%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AK Dept. of Education

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