Peterson Elementary School

  • Peterson Elementary School serves 281 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 60-64% (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 50-54% (which is higher than the Alaska state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Alaska state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority Hispanic and American Indian), which is lower than the Alaska state average of 53%.

School Overview

  • Peterson Elementary School's student population of 281 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 22 teachers has grown by 46% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2014)
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students281 students
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Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Peterson Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Peterson Elementary School is 0.44, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AK)
Overall School Rank--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)60-64%
35%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:117:1
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American Indian
9%
23%
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Asian
2%
6%
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Hispanic
9%
7%
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Black
n/a
3%
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White
74%
47%
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Hawaiian
1%
3%
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Two or more races
5%
11%
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Diversity Score0.440.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
15%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameKodiak Island Borough School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, AK Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school to Peterson Elementary School is Akteach (0.0 miles away)
  • The nearest middle school is Akteach (0.0 miles away)
  • The nearest elementary school is Akteach (0.0 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Kodiak Akteach
    Grades: K-12 | 142 students
    0.0 miles
    722 Mill Bay Road
    Kodiak, AK 99615
    (907)481-6111
    0.0 K-12 142
  • Kodiak Danger Bay School
    Grades: K-12 | 10 students
    0.0 miles
    722 Mill Bay Road
    Kodiak, AK 99615
    (907)680-2354
    0.0 K-12 10
  • Kodiak Kodiak High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 664 students
    0.1 miles
    917 Rezanof East
    Kodiak, AK 99615
    (907)486-7400
    0.1 9-12 664
  • Kodiak Kodiak Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 460 students
    0.1 miles
    1017 Rezanof East
    Kodiak, AK 99615
    (907)481-2200
    0.1 6-8 460
  • Kodiak Main Elementary School
    Grades: K-5 | 226 students
    0.1 miles
    128 Powell Avenue
    Kodiak, AK 99615
    (907)486-2100
    0.1 K-5 226

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