Richard Johnson Elementary School

  • Richard Johnson Elementary School serves 187 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 30-34% (which is approximately equal to the Alaska state average of 34%) for the 2014-15 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 30-34% (which is lower than the Alaska state average of 38%) for the 2014-15 school year.
  • Richard Johnson Elementary School 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 2014-15 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Alaska state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is higher than the Alaska state average of 52%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Richard Johnson Elementary School's student population of 187 students has grown by 32% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 9 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2007)
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students187 students
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Total Classroom Teachers9 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Richard Johnson Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 466 schools in Alaska (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2014-15 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has increased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Richard Johnson Elementary School is 0.04, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.35. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AK)
Overall School Rank--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)30-34%
34%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)30-34%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio21:117:1
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American Indian
98%
23%
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Asian
n/a
6%
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Hispanic
n/a
7%
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Black
n/a
3%
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White
2%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
3%
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Diversity Score0.040.35
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Eligible for Free Lunch
97%
39%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAnnette Island School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, AK Dept. of Education

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