Russian Jack Elementary School

  • Russian Jack Elementary School serves 392 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 25-29% (which is lower than the Alaska state average of 34%) for the 2014-15 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 25-29% (which is lower than the Alaska state average of 38%) for the 2014-15 school year.
  • Russian Jack Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Alaska for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2014-15 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Alaska state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 87% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is higher than the Alaska state average of 52%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Russian Jack Elementary School's student population of 392 students has grown by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 36 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students392 students
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Total Classroom Teachers36 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Russian Jack 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 11:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Russian Jack Elementary School is 0.84, which is more 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)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)25-29%
34%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)25-29%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Russian Jack 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 2014-15 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio11:117:1
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American Indian
10%
23%
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Asian
24%
6%
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Hispanic
15%
7%
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Black
5%
3%
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White
13%
48%
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Hawaiian
11%
3%
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Two or more races
22%
10%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Russian Jack Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AK.
Diversity Score0.840.35
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Eligible for Free Lunch
90%
39%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Russian Jack Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alaska by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAnchorage School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, AK Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school to Russian Jack Elementary School is East High School (0.3 miles away)
  • The nearest middle school is Whaley School (0.5 miles away)
  • The nearest elementary school is Whaley School (0.5 miles away)
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