13930 E Timberwolf Lp
Talkeetna, AK 99676
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Talkeetna Elementary School serves 71 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Talkeetna Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Alaska for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-59% (which is higher than the Alaska state average of 39%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-49% (which is approximately equal to the Alaska state average of 42%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the Alaska state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Alaska state average of 53% (majority American Indian).

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 71 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 8:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 25%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in AK
  • Math Proficiency
    : 50-59% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40-49% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AK Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Talkeetna Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Alaska for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Talkeetna Elementary School's student population of 71 students has declined by 38% over five school years.
The teacher population of 9 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
71 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
9 teachers
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School Rankings

Talkeetna Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 461 schools in Alaska (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Talkeetna Elementary School is 0.42, 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (AK)
Overall Testing Rank
#165 out of 461 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-59%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-49%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
8:1
13:1
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American Indian
3%
22%
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Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
5%
7%
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Black
n/a
3%
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White
75%
47%
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Hawaiian
3%
3%
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Two or more races
14%
13%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.42
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
87%
39%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
15%
4%
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School Calendar

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Event
Date
School Opens for Grades 1-12
August 16, 2022 (Tuesday)
First Day for Kindergarten
August 23, 2022 (Tuesday)
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AK Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 71 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 8:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 25%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 50-59% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40-49% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AK Dept. of Education

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