Sterling Elementary School

  • Sterling Elementary School serves 232 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25-29% (which is lower than the Alaska state average of 40%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35-39% (which is lower than the Alaska state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Sterling Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Alaska for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Alaska state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority American Indian and Hispanic), which is lower than the Alaska state average of 53% (majority American Indian).

School Overview

  • Sterling Elementary School's student population of 232 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 17 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students232 students
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Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Sterling Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Sterling Elementary School is 0.38, 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#294 out of 466 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)25-29%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)35-39%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:117:1
American Indian
5%
23%
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Asian
1%
6%
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Hispanic
4%
7%
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Black
n/a
3%
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White
78%
47%
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Hawaiian
n/a
3%
Two or more races
12%
11%
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Diversity Score0.380.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
36%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameKenai Peninsula Borough School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AK Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Sterling Elementary School is Connections (7.9 miles away)
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