Pearl Creek Elementary School

  • Pearl Creek Elementary School serves 492 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 63% (which is higher than the Alaska state average of 35%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60% (which is higher than the Alaska state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Pearl Creek 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 10%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is equal to the Alaska state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is lower than the Alaska state average of 53%.

Top Placements

Pearl Creek Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Alaska for:

School Overview

  • Pearl Creek Elementary School's student population of 492 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 29 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students492 students
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Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Pearl Creek Elementary School is ranked within the top 10% of all 465 schools in Alaska (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Pearl Creek Elementary School is 0.42, 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 School Rank (16-17)#25 out of 465 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
63%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Pearl Creek Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Alaska by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Pearl Creek 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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio17:117:1
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American Indian
7%
23%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Pearl Creek Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Alaska by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Asian
n/a
6%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Pearl Creek Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Alaska by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Hispanic
5%
7%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Pearl Creek Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Alaska by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
n/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Pearl Creek Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Alaska by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
White
75%
47%
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Two or more races
13%
11%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Pearl Creek Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AK.
Diversity Score0.420.71
This chart display the diversity score of Pearl Creek Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Alaska by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
20%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Pearl Creek 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
2%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Pearl Creek 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 NameFairbanks North Star Borough School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AK Dept. of Education

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