Talkeetna Elementary School

13930 E Timberwolf Lp
Talkeetna, AK 99676
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Talkeetna Elementary School serves 95 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Talkeetna Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Alaska for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-59% (which is higher than the Alaska state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-59% (which is higher than the Alaska state average of 44%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Alaska state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Alaska state average of 53% (majority American Indian).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 95 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 19%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in AK
  • Math Proficiency
    : 50-59% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50-59% (Top 20%)
  • 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:

Category
Attribute
Most improved public schools

School Overview

Talkeetna Elementary School's student population of 95 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 9 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
95 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
9 teachers
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School Rankings

Talkeetna Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% 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 Talkeetna Elementary School is 0.33, 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
This School
State Level (AK)
Overall Testing Rank
#48 out of 443 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-59%
36%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-59%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
14:1
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American Indian
1%
22%
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Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
4%
8%
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Black
n/a
2%
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White
81%
47%
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Hawaiian
1%
3%
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Two or more races
13%
13%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.33
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
65%
39%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Talkeetna Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Alaska by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Talkeetna Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alaska by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AK Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Talkeetna Elementary School's ranking?
Talkeetna Elementary School is ranked #48 out of 443 schools, which ranks it among the top 20% of public schools in Alaska.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
50-59% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% AK state average), while 50-59% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 44% AK state average).
How many students attend Talkeetna Elementary School?
95 students attend Talkeetna Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
81% of Talkeetna Elementary School students are White, 13% of students are Two or more races, 4% of students are Hispanic, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Talkeetna Elementary School?
Talkeetna Elementary School has a student ration of 11:1, which is lower than the Alaska state average of 14:1.
What grades does Talkeetna Elementary School offer ?
Talkeetna Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Talkeetna Elementary School part of?
Talkeetna Elementary School is part of Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 95 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 19%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 50-59% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50-59% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AK Dept. of Education

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