Sterling Elementary School

  • Sterling Elementary School serves 239 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 35-39% (which is approximately equal to the Alaska state average of 35%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 30-34% (which is lower than the Alaska state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Alaska state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is lower than the Alaska state average of 53%.

School Overview

  • Sterling Elementary School's student population of 239 students has grown by 14% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 17 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students239 students
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Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Sterling Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 12:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Sterling Elementary School is 0.36, which is equal to the diversity score at state average of 0.36. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AK)
Overall School Rank--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)35-39%
35%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)30-34%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:117:1
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American Indian
7%
23%
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Asian
n/a
6%
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Hispanic
3%
7%
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Black
n/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Sterling Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Alaska by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
White
79%
47%
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Two or more races
11%
11%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Sterling Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AK.
Diversity Score0.360.36
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Eligible for Free Lunch
28%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Sterling Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alaska by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameKenai Peninsula Borough School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, AK Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school to Sterling Elementary School is Connections (7.9 miles away)
  • The nearest middle school is Connections (7.9 miles away)
  • The nearest elementary school is Connections (7.9 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Soldotna Connections
    Grades: K-12 | 737 students
    7.9 miles
    143 E Park Avenue
    Soldotna, AK 99669
    (907)714-8880
    7.9 K-12 737
  • Soldotna River City Academy
    Grades: 7-12 | 80 students
    7.9 miles
    46188 Sterling Highway
    Soldotna, AK 99669
    (907)714-8945
    7.9 7-12 80
  • Soldotna Soldotna Elementary School
    Grades: PK-6 | 336 students
    7.9 miles
    162 E Park Ave
    Soldotna, AK 99669
    (907)260-5100
    7.9 PK-6 336
  • Soldotna Soldotna Montessori Charter School Charter School
    Grades: K-6 | 164 students
    7.9 miles
    162 E Park Street
    Soldotna, AK 99669
    (907)260-9221
    7.9 K-6 164
  • Soldotna Soldotna High School
    Grades: 10-12 | 563 students
    8.7 miles
    425 W Marydale Ave
    Soldotna, AK 99669
    (907)260-7000
    8.7 10-12 563

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