Turnagain Elementary School

3500 W Northern Lights Blvd
Anchorage, AK 99517
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
6/
10
Top 50%
5.00 5 1 (1 review)
Turnagain Elementary School serves 406 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 bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 49% (which is higher than the Alaska state average of 40%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 43% (which is lower than the Alaska state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Alaska state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 53% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is equal to the Alaska state average of 53% (majority American Indian).

Top Placements

Turnagain Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Alaska for:

School Overview

Turnagain Elementary School's student population of 406 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has declined by 13% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students406 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

Turnagain Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 466 schools in Alaska (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AK)
Overall Testing Rank
#213 out of 466 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:117:1
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American Indian
10%
23%
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Asian
8%
6%
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Hispanic
7%
7%
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Black
3%
3%
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White
47%
47%
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Hawaiian
8%
3%
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Two or more races
17%
11%
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Diversity Score
0.730.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
40%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAnchorage School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AK Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Turnagain Elementary School is West High School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Romig Middle School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Lake Hood Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Anchorage Lake Hood Elementary School Math: 33% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 364 students
    0.7 miles
    3601 W 40th Ave
    Anchorage, AK 99517
    (907) 245-5521
    0.7 PK-6 364
  • Anchorage Aquarian Charter School Charter School
    Math: 71% | Reading: 75%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: K-6 | 385 students
    1.1 miles
    1705 W 32nd Ave
    Anchorage, AK 99517
    (907) 742-4900
    1.1 K-6 385
  • Anchorage Romig Middle School Magnet School
    Math: 36% | Reading: 51%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 7-8 | 770 students
    1.1 miles
    2500 Minnesota Dr
    Anchorage, AK 99503
    (907) 742-5200
    1.1 7-8 770
  • Anchorage West High School Magnet School
    Math: 20% | Reading: 35%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,805 student
    1.2 miles
    1700 Hillcrest Dr
    Anchorage, AK 99517
    (907) 742-2500
    1.2 9-12 1,805
  • Anchorage Northwood Abc Magnet School
    Math: 35-39% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 348 students
    1.5 miles
    4807 Northwood Dr
    Anchorage, AK 99517
    (907) 742-6800
    1.5 PK-6 348

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