3500 W Northern Lights Blvd
Anchorage, AK 99517
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Turnagain Elementary School serves 346 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Turnagain Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Alaska for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 41% (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 44% (which is higher than the Alaska state average of 42%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the Alaska state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 53% of the student body (majority American Indian and Hispanic), which is equal to the Alaska state average of 53% (majority American Indian).

School Overview

Turnagain Elementary School's student population of 346 students has declined by 17% over five school years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
346 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
26 teachers
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School Rankings

Turnagain 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 Turnagain Elementary School is 0.73, which is more 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
#221 out of 461 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
13:1
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American Indian
11%
22%
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Asian
7%
5%
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Hispanic
8%
7%
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Black
3%
3%
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White
47%
47%
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Hawaiian
9%
3%
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Two or more races
15%
13%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.73
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
40%
39%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, AK Dept. of Education

School Reviews

5   4/27/2015
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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Students: 346 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 53%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in AK
  • Math Proficiency
    : 41% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 44% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.73

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