Sand Lake Elementary School

7500 Jewel Lake Rd
Anchorage, AK 99502
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
9/
10
Top 20%
5.00 5 1 (1 review)
Sand Lake Elementary School serves 654 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Sand Lake Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Alaska for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60% (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 52% (which is higher than the Alaska state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is equal to the Alaska state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 57% of the student body (majority Asian and American Indian), which is higher than the Alaska state average of 53% (majority American Indian).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Sand Lake Elementary School's student population of 654 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 38 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students654 students
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Total Classroom Teachers38 teachers
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School Comparison

Sand Lake 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 Sand Lake Elementary School is 0.73, 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
#62 out of 466 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:117:1
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American Indian
9%
23%
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Asian
10%
6%
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Hispanic
8%
7%
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Black
2%
3%
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White
43%
47%
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Hawaiian
3%
3%
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Two or more races
25%
11%
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Diversity Score
0.730.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
32%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
4%
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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 Sand Lake Elementary School is Dimond High School (1.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Mears Middle School (1.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Gladys Wood Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Anchorage Gladys Wood Elementary School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 374 students
    0.6 miles
    7001 Cranberry St
    Anchorage, AK 99502
    (907) 742-6760
    0.6 PK-6 374
  • Anchorage Kincaid Elementary School Math: 67% | Reading: 53%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-6 | 541 students
    0.8 miles
    4900 Raspberry Rd
    Anchorage, AK 99502
    (907) 245-5530
    0.8 PK-6 541
  • Anchorage Chinook Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 39% | Reading: 42%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 536 students
    0.9 miles
    3101 W 88th Ave
    Anchorage, AK 99502
    (907) 742-6700
    0.9 PK-6 536
  • Anchorage Dimond High School Magnet School
    Math: 29% | Reading: 40%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,652 student
    1.0 miles
    2909 W 88th Ave
    Anchorage, AK 99502
    (907) 742-7000
    1 9-12 1,652
  • Anchorage Campbell Stem Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 353 students
    1.7 miles
    7206 Rovenna St
    Anchorage, AK 99518
    (907) 742-5560
    1.7 PK-6 353

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