8530 Richardson Hwy
Fairbanks, AK 99701
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Salcha Elementary School serves 72 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 top 20%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-59% (which is higher than the Alaska state average of 39%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30-39% (which is lower than the Alaska state average of 42%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Alaska state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Alaska state average of 53% (majority American Indian).

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Salcha Elementary School's student population of 72 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 6 teachers has declined by 14% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students
72 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
6 teachers
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School Rankings

Salcha Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 461 schools in Alaska (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 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 Data
This School
State Level (AK)
Overall Testing Rank
#192 out of 461 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-59%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-39%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
15:1
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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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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.30
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Eligible for Free Lunch
43%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
4%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AK Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Students: 72 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 17%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in AK
  • Math Proficiency
    : 50-59% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 30-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.30 (Btm 50%)

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