Russian Jack Elementary School

4300 E 20th Ave
Anchorage, AK 99508
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Russian Jack Elementary School serves 367 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Russian Jack 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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (which is lower than the Alaska state average of 40%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 25-29% (which is lower than the Alaska state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Alaska state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 88% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is higher than the Alaska state average of 53% (majority American Indian and Hispanic).

Top Placements

Russian Jack Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Alaska for:

School Overview

Russian Jack Elementary School's student population of 367 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students367 students
This chart display total students of Russian Jack Elementary School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Gender % This chart display gender of Russian Jack Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers34 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Russian Jack Elementary School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Students by Grade This chart display the students of Russian Jack Elementary School by grade.

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 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Russian Jack Elementary School is 0.85, which is more 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 Testing Rank
#288 out of 466 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Russian Jack Elementary School, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Russian Jack 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 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
46%
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 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio11:117:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Russian Jack Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Alaska by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
10%
23%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Russian Jack Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Alaska by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Asian
21%
6%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Russian Jack Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Alaska by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hispanic
13%
7%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Russian Jack Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Alaska by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
7%
3%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Russian Jack Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Alaska by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
12%
47%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Russian Jack Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Alaska by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
15%
3%
This chart display the percentage of Hawaiian students in Russian Jack Elementary School and the percentage of Hawaiian public school students in Alaska by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Two or more races
22%
11%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Russian Jack Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Alaska by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups This 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 Score
0.850.71
This chart display the diversity score of Russian Jack 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
86%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Russian Jack 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 (13-14)
15%
6%
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: 2017-2018 (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 and elementary school is Whaley School (0.5 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Anchorage East High School Magnet School
    Math: 17% | Reading: 23%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 2,031 students
    0.3 miles
    4025 E Northern Lights Blvd
    Anchorage, AK 99508
    (907) 742-2100
    0.3 9-12 2,031
  • Anchorage Whaley School Special Education School
    Math: ≤5% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-12 | 433 students
    0.5 miles
    2220 Nichols St
    Anchorage, AK 99508
    (907) 742-2350
    0.5 PK-12 433
  • Anchorage Williwaw Elementary School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 342 students
    0.6 miles
    1200 San Antonio St
    Anchorage, AK 99508
    (907) 742-2000
    0.6 PK-6 342
  • Anchorage Nunaka Valley Elementary School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 252 students
    0.8 miles
    1905 Twining Dr
    Anchorage, AK 99504
    (907) 742-0366
    0.8 PK-6 252
  • Anchorage Alaska State School For Deaf And Hard Of Hearing Special Education School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-12 | 33 students
    0.9 miles
    5530 E Northern Lights Blvd
    Anchorage, AK 99504
    (907) 742-4243
    0.9 PK-12 33

School Reviews

Review Russian Jack Elementary School. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Rate this school:
Recent Articles
While reading, writing, and arithmetic are the foundation of a child's education, financial literacy is growing in importance as well. Learn about public schools that are teaching financial literacy to their students.
Learn about how public schools are implementing new forms of physical education instruction, which range from yoga classes to even online gym courses.
Beyond tests and homework, some public school students face greater challenges, including the uncertainty of where they will sleep each night. Learn about the increase in homeless students and what public schools are doing to meet the challenge.