Sutton Elementary School serves 44 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Sutton 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 21-39% (which is approximately equal to the Alaska state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 21-39% (which is lower than the Alaska state average of 44%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the Alaska state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is lower than the Alaska state average of 53% (majority American Indian).
- Grades: Prekindergarten-5
- Enrollment: 44 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
- Minority Enrollment: 36%
- Overall Testing Rank: Bottom 50% in AK
- Math Proficiency: 21-39% (Btm 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 21-39% (Btm 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AK Dept. of Education
Sutton Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Alaska for:
Most improved public schools
Percent Eligible For Free Lunch
Sutton Elementary School's student population of 44 students has declined by 32% over five school years.
The teacher population of 5 teachers has grown by 25% over five school years.
(offers virtual instruction)
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Sutton Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 443 schools in Alaska (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Sutton Elementary School is 0.51, 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
State Level (AK)
Overall Testing Rank
#270 out of 443 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AK Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Sutton Elementary School's ranking?
Sutton Elementary School is ranked #270 out of 443 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Alaska.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
21-39% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% AK state average), while 21-39% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 44% AK state average).
How many students attend Sutton Elementary School?
44 students attend Sutton Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
64% of Sutton Elementary School students are White, 27% of students are Two or more races, and 9% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Sutton Elementary School?
Sutton Elementary School has a student ration of 9:1, which is lower than the Alaska state average of 14:1.
What grades does Sutton Elementary School offer ?
Sutton Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Sutton Elementary School part of?
Sutton Elementary School is part of Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District.
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