Salcha Elementary School serves 62 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Salcha Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Alaska for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 21-39% (which is approximately equal to the Alaska state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-59% (which is approximately equal to the Alaska state average of 44%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Alaska state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 35% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Alaska state average of 53% (majority American Indian).
- Grades: Prekindergarten-6
- Enrollment: 62 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
- Minority Enrollment: 35%
- Overall Testing Rank: Top 50% in AK
- Math Proficiency: 21-39% (Btm 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 40-59% (Top 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AK Dept. of Education
Salcha Elementary School's student population of 62 students has declined by 16% over five school years.
The teacher population of 5 teachers has declined by 28% over five school years.
(offers virtual instruction)
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Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Salcha Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 443 schools in Alaska (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Salcha Elementary School is 0.54, 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
State Level (AK)
Overall Testing Rank
#207 out of 443 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AK Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Salcha Elementary School's ranking?
Salcha Elementary School is ranked #207 out of 443 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Alaska.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
21-39% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% AK state average), while 40-59% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 44% AK state average).
How many students attend Salcha Elementary School?
62 students attend Salcha Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
65% of Salcha Elementary School students are White, 13% of students are Hispanic, 13% of students are Two or more races, 6% of students are American Indian, and 3% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Salcha Elementary School?
Salcha Elementary School has a student ration of 12:1, which is lower than the Alaska state average of 14:1.
What grades does Salcha Elementary School offer ?
Salcha Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-6 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Salcha Elementary School part of?
Salcha Elementary School is part of Fairbanks North Star Borough School District.
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