Salcha Elementary School

8530 Richardson Hwy
Fairbanks, AK 99701
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
9/
10
Top 20%
Salcha Elementary School serves 72 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Salcha Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Alaska for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60-69% (which is higher than the Alaska state average of 40%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-59% (which is higher than the Alaska state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Alaska state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Alaska state average of 53% (majority American Indian).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Salcha Elementary School's student population of 72 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 6 teachers has declined by 14% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students72 students
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Total Classroom Teachers6 teachers
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School Comparison

Salcha Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% 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 Salcha Elementary School is 0.30, 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AK)
Overall Testing Rank
#52 out of 466 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-69%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-59%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:117:1
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American Indian
2%
23%
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Asian
n/a
6%
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Hispanic
4%
7%
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Black
1%
3%
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White
83%
47%
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Hawaiian
n/a
3%
Two or more races
10%
11%
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Diversity Score
0.300.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
43%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFairbanks North Star Borough School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AK Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to Salcha Elementary School is Ben Eielson Jr/sr High School (13.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Crawford Elementary School (13.5 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Eielson Afb Crawford Elementary School Math: 65% | Reading: 65%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: 3-6 | 296 students
    13.5 miles
    692 Raven's Way
    Eielson Afb, AK 99702
    (907) 372-3306
    13.5 3-6 296
  • Eielson Afb Ben Eielson Jr/sr High School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 7-12 | 351 students
    13.6 miles
    675 Raven's Way
    Eielson Afb, AK 99702
    (907) 372-3110
    13.6 7-12 351
  • Eielson Afb Anderson Elementary School
    Grades: PK-2 | 216 students
    14.0 miles
    768 Kodiak St
    Eielson Afb, AK 99702
    (907) 372-2167
    14 PK-2 216
  • North Pole North Pole Middle School Math: 31% | Reading: 40%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 594 students
    21.3 miles
    300 East 8th Ave
    North Pole, AK 99705
    (907) 488-2271
    21.3 6-8 594
  • North Pole North Pole High School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 708 students
    21.5 miles
    601 Nphs Blvd
    North Pole, AK 99705
    (907) 488-3761
    21.5 9-12 708

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