Salcha Elementary School

  • Salcha Elementary School serves 78 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 60-69% (which is higher than the Alaska state average of 34%) for the 2014-15 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 60-69% (which is higher than the Alaska state average of 38%) for the 2014-15 school year.
  • Salcha Elementary School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Alaska for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) 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 14% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is lower than the Alaska state average of 52%.

Top Placements

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

  • Category Attribute
  • Overall Rank Highest overall rank (Top 5%)
  • Math Proficiency Highest math proficiency (Top 5%)
  • Reading Language/Arts Proficiency Highest reading language/arts proficiency (Top 5%)

School Overview

  • Salcha Elementary School's student population of 78 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 7 teachers has grown by 16% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students78 students
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Total Classroom Teachers7 teachers
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Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Salcha Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Salcha Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% 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 decreased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Salcha Elementary School is 0.26, 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)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)60-69%
34%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Salcha 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 2014-15 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)60-69%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Salcha 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
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Salcha Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Alaska by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
American Indian
5%
23%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Salcha Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Alaska by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Asian
n/a
6%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Salcha Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Alaska by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Hispanic
2%
7%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Salcha Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Alaska by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
n/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Salcha Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Alaska by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
White
86%
48%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Salcha Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Alaska by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Two or more races
7%
10%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Salcha Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Alaska by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Salcha Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AK.
Diversity Score0.260.35
This chart display the diversity score of Salcha Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Alaska by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
39%
39%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Salcha Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Alaska by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Salcha Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alaska by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFairbanks North Star Borough School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, AK Dept. of Education

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