Northwood Abc

4807 Northwood Dr
Anchorage, AK 99517
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Northwood Abc serves 348 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Northwood Abc placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Alaska for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (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 30-34% (which is lower than the Alaska state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Alaska state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 71% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is higher than the Alaska state average of 53% (majority American Indian and Hispanic).

Top Placements

Northwood Abc places among the top 20% of public schools in Alaska for:

School Overview

Northwood Abc's student population of 348 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students348 students
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Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
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School Comparison

Northwood Abc is ranked within the bottom 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 Northwood Abc 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.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AK)
Overall Testing Rank
#272 out of 466 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:117:1
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American Indian
10%
23%
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Asian
13%
6%
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Hispanic
11%
7%
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Black
8%
3%
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White
29%
47%
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Hawaiian
13%
3%
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Two or more races
16%
11%
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Diversity Score
0.840.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
89%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
9%
6%
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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 to Northwood Abc is Frontier Charter School (1.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Rilke Schule Charter School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Lake Hood Elementary School (0.9 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Anchorage Lake Hood Elementary School Math: 33% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 364 students
    0.9 miles
    3601 W 40th Ave
    Anchorage, AK 99517
    (907) 245-5521
    0.9 PK-6 364
  • Anchorage Willow Crest Elementary School Math: 41% | Reading: 41%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 387 students
    0.9 miles
    1004 W Tudor Rd
    Anchorage, AK 99503
    (907) 742-1000
    0.9 PK-6 387
  • Anchorage Aquarian Charter School Charter School
    Math: 71% | Reading: 75%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: K-6 | 385 students
    1.1 miles
    1705 W 32nd Ave
    Anchorage, AK 99517
    (907) 742-4900
    1.1 K-6 385
  • Anchorage Rilke Schule Charter School Magnet School
    Charter School
    Math: 59% | Reading: 65%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: K-8 | 501 students
    1.1 miles
    650 W International Airport Rd
    Anchorage, AK 99507
    (907) 742-0900
    1.1 K-8 501
  • Anchorage Gladys Wood Elementary School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 374 students
    1.4 miles
    7001 Cranberry St
    Anchorage, AK 99502
    (907) 742-6760
    1.4 PK-6 374

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