7500 Jewel Lake Rd
Anchorage, AK 99502
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Sand Lake Elementary School serves 654 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Sand Lake 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 top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 57% (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 47% (which is higher than the Alaska state average of 42%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Alaska state level of 15:1.
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 Rankings

Sand Lake Elementary School ranks 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 8% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students
654 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
38 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Calendar

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Event
Date
Last Day of School for Students!
May 19, 2022 (Thursday)
First Day of School for Grades 1st - 6th
August 18, 2022 (Thursday)
First day of School for Kindergarten Students
August 25, 2022 (Thursday)

School Rankings

Sand Lake 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 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 Data
This School
State Level (AK)
Overall Testing Rank
#152 out of 461 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
15:1
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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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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.73
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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 District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AK Dept. of Education

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This school cherishes diversity. I went through the Japanese program and I loved it.
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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Students: 654 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 57%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in AK
  • Math Proficiency
    : 57% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 47% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.73 (Top 20%)

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