Turnagain Elementary School

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3500 W Northern Lights Blvd
Anchorage, AK 99517
(School attendance zone shown in map)
  • Turnagain Elementary School serves 420 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 42% (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 38% (which is lower than the Alaska state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Alaska state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 51% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is lower than the Alaska state average of 53%.

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School Overview

  • Turnagain Elementary School's student population of 420 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 26 teachers has declined by 13% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students420 students
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Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Turnagain Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Turnagain Elementary School is 0.71, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.36. 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--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
35%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:117:1
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American Indian
8%
23%
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Asian
7%
6%
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Hispanic
5%
7%
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Black
4%
3%
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White
49%
47%
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Hawaiian
10%
3%
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Two or more races
17%
11%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Turnagain Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AK.
Diversity Score0.710.36
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Eligible for Free Lunch
33%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAnchorage School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, AK Dept. of Education

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