Avenue G Bldg 550
Kodiak, AK 99615
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
Peterson Elementary School serves 246 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Peterson Elementary School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Alaska for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 70-74% (which is higher than the Alaska state average of 39%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 65-69% (which is higher than the Alaska state average of 42%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Alaska state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is lower than the Alaska state average of 53% (majority American Indian).

Top Rankings

Peterson Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Alaska for:

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School Overview

Peterson Elementary School's student population of 246 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has declined by 18% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
246 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
18 teachers
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School Rankings

Peterson Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% of all 461 schools in Alaska (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Peterson Elementary School is 0.33, 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 Data
This School
State Level (AK)
Overall Testing Rank
#11 out of 461 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
70-74%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
65-69%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
15:1
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American Indian
9%
23%
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Asian
2%
6%
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Hispanic
6%
7%
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Black
n/a
3%
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White
81%
47%
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Hawaiian
1%
3%
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Two or more races
1%
11%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.33
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Eligible for Free Lunch
14%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
4%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AK Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 246 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 19%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5% in AK
  • Math Proficiency
    : 70-74% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 65-69% (Top 5%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.33 (Btm 50%)

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