Swanson Elementary School

  • Swanson Elementary School serves 465 students in grades Prekindergarten-2.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Alaska state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is lower than the Alaska state average of 53%.

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School Overview

  • Swanson Elementary School's student population of 465 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 24 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-2
Total Students465 students
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Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Swanson Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Swanson Elementary School is 0.49, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AK)
Overall School Rank--
Student : Teacher Ratio19:117:1
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American Indian
17%
23%
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Asian
n/a
6%
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Hispanic
1%
7%
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Black
1%
3%
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White
69%
47%
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Hawaiian
3%
3%
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Two or more races
9%
11%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Swanson Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AK.
Diversity Score0.490.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
36%
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: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, AK Dept. of Education

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