Sutton Elementary School

  • Sutton Elementary School serves 75 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-59% (which is higher than the Alaska state average of 35%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-59% (which is approximately equal to the Alaska state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Sutton Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Alaska for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Alaska state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is lower than the Alaska state average of 53%.

School Overview

  • Sutton Elementary School's student population of 75 students has grown by 15% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 5 teachers has grown by 25% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students75 students
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Total Classroom Teachers5 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Sutton Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 465 schools in Alaska (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Sutton Elementary School is 0.53, 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 School Rank (16-17)#157 out of 465 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)40-59%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)40-59%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:117:1
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American Indian
27%
23%
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Asian
6%
6%
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Hispanic
1%
7%
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Black
n/a
3%
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White
63%
47%
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Hawaiian
1%
3%
Two or more races
2%
11%
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Diversity Score0.530.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
60%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMatanuska-Susitna 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 Sutton Elementary School is Beryozova School (10.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Willow Beryozova School
    Grades: K-12 | 19 students
    10.2 miles
    27297 W Beryozova Dr
    Willow, AK 99688
    (907)495-9390
    10.2 K-12 19
  • Palmer Mat-su Youth Facility Alternative School
    Grades: 6-12 | 11 students
    10.2 miles
    581 S Outer Springer Lp
    Palmer, AK 99645
    (907)761-7238
    10.2 6-12 11
  • Palmer Sherrod Elementary School
    Grades: K-5 | 437 students
    10.2 miles
    561 N Gulkana St
    Palmer, AK 99645
    (907)761-4100
    10.2 K-5 437
  • Palmer Swanson Elementary School
    Grades: PK-2 | 488 students
    10.2 miles
    507 N Gulkana
    Palmer, AK 99645
    (907)861-5300
    10.2 PK-2 488
  • Palmer Academy Charter School Charter School
    Grades: K-8 | 247 students
    10.3 miles
    801 East Arctic
    Palmer, AK 99645
    (907)746-2358
    10.3 K-8 247

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